Search for dissertations about: "Water Framework Directive"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words Water Framework Directive.

  1. 1. Managing agricultural nutrient leaching within the EC Water Framework Directive in Sweden

    Author : Anna-Lena Bratt; Per Sandén; Martin Ljung; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; nutrient leaching; agricultural pollution; C Water Framework Directive; water quality; legislation; övergödning; lantbruk; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : Agricultural management practices geared towards reducing nutrient leaching are in focus for the research presented in this thesis. Critical measures for reducing diffuse pollution from the agricultural sector depend on decisions of individual farmers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Forest water governance : challenges in cross-sectoral and multi-level collaboration

    Author : Irina Mancheva; Katarina Eckerberg; Anna Zachrisson; Susan Baker; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Forest water; Governance; Cross-sectoral governance; Multi-level governance; Governance mode; Collaborative governance; Natural resource management; Environmental policy; Water Framework Directive;

    Abstract : Forests and water are highly interconnected with forestry practices negatively affecting forest water. In the last five decades, the Swedish state has enacted multiple policy changes and allocated significant resources towards the implementation of soft policy instruments to alleviate the effects on forest water. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing water according to river basins : Information management, institutional arrangements and strategic policy support - with focus on the EU Water Framework Directive

    Author : Susanna Nilsson; Per-Erik Jansson; Erik Mostert; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; River basin management; EU Water Framework Directive WFD ; River Basin Dis-tricts RBDs ; International cooperation; Indicators; Baltic Sea Region BSR ; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : Today, there is a general notion that water resources are best managed according to their river basins. River basin management may be approached from a wide variety of angles. This thesis focuses on information management, institutional arrangements and strategic policy support, with special reference to the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD). READ MORE

  4. 4. Planning for Sustainable Use of Water

    Author : Beatrice Hedelin; Bengt Månsson; Tuija Hilding-Rydevik; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainable development; water; planning process; criteria; Water Framework Directive WFD ; participation; Miljö- och energisystem; Environmental and Energy Systems;

    Abstract : The basic problem that this work wishes to address concerns the  unsustainable use of water resources in many places of the world. In some places, the problem leads to human suffering and death while also obstructing social and economic development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making water information relevant on local to global scale – the role of Information Systems for Integrated Water Management

    Author : Fredrik Hannerz; Georgia Destouni; Dennis Lettenmaier; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Integrated water management; hydrology; environmental information systems; environmental monitoring; land cover; GIS; Sweden; Baltic Sea; European Union; global water; global change; Water Framework Directive; Physical geography; Naturgeografi; Physical Geography; naturgeografi;

    Abstract : Relevant information is essential for finding solutions in Integrated Water Management (IWM). Complex water systems and a need for increasing integration of sectors, actors and scales in IWM require new methods for developing and managing such information. READ MORE