Search for dissertations about: "antarctic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 swedish dissertations containing the word antarctic.

  1. 1. “One of the Most Intensely Exciting Secrets” The Antarctic in American Literature, 1820-1849

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Johan Wijkmark; Karlstads universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Adam Seaborn; Symzonia; James Fenimore Cooper; Monikins; Sea Lions; Edgar Allan Poe; “MS. Found in a Bottle; ” Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym; Peter Prospero; “The Atlantis; ” Antarctic literature; 19th-century American literature; utopia; Symmes; hollow earth; evolution; great chain of being; race; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study examines a small body of 19th-century American literature about the Antarctic: Adam Seaborn's (pseud.) Symzonia (1820), Edgar Allan Poe's "MS. Found in a Bottle" (1833) and The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym (1838), Peter Prospero's (pseud. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lake sediments around the Antarctic Peninsula archives of climatic and environmental changes

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Rolf Zale; Umeå universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Lake sediments; Antarctic Peninsula; radiocarbon dating; climatic and environmental changes; sediment chemistry; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : Lakes and lake sediments from four areas around the Antarctic Peninsula are described.The concentrations of trace metals in sediment are found to be a useful tool in distinguishing between the different sedimentary phases during a transition from marine to limnic environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Viral Loop Dynamics in Temperate and Polar Freshwaters

    University dissertation from Department of Ecology, Lund University

    Author : Christin Säwström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; akvatisk ekologi; aquatic ecology; marine biology; Hydrobiology; temperate; polar; freshwaters; nutrient limitation; bacterial mortality; lysogeny; dissolved organic carbon; humic; Arctic; Antarctic; Bacteria; Virus; limnology; Marinbiologi; limnologi;

    Abstract : All cellular organisms in aquatic environments are susceptible to virus attack. Viruses are the smallest but most abundant biological entities in freshwaters. This thesis describes interactions between viruses and bacteria in temperate and polar freshwaters with particular emphasis on Arctic and Antarctic aquatic systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Antarctic Treaty System - Erga Omnes or Inter Partes?

    University dissertation from Marie Jacobsson, Landåvägen 14, S-131 49 NACKA, Sweden

    Author : Marie Jacobsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Associationsrätt; handelsrätt; Industrial and commercial law; polar law; international law; objective regime; third parties; Antarctic Treaty System; Erga omnes;

    Abstract : The Antarctic Treaty was concluded by twelve states in Washington on 1 December 1959. Although the Antarctic Treaty has a limited number of parties, its impact has been considerable and lauded, but also questioned. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Biogenic Halocarbons in Antarctic Waters

    University dissertation from Marie Jacobsson, Landåvägen 14, S-131 49 NACKA, Sweden

    Author : Erik Mattsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Volatile biogenic halocarbons; Antarctica; Southern Ocean; Sea ice; Snow; Air-sea exchange;

    Abstract : Little is known regarding the distribution of naturally produced volatile halogenated organic compounds, halocarbons, in Antarctic waters and the contribution of these waters to the global atmospheric load of halogens. In the atmosphere, halocarbons are degraded by photolysis, and form reactive halogen radicals. READ MORE