Search for dissertations about: "assimilation and adaptation"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words assimilation and adaptation.

  1. 1. Metropolitan growth and migration in Peru

    Author : Gunnar Malmberg; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Migration; Urbanization; Informal sector; Third World; Peru; Metropolitan growth; Urban pull;

    Abstract : Abstract: The study deals with the interplay between migration and metropolitan growth in Peru during the last decades. The key question is to what extent Peru's rural-urban migration and rapid urban growth is triggered by opportunities within the formal and informal sectors in the growing metropolis of Lima. READ MORE

  2. 2. Duplicate systems investigating unintended consequences of information technology in organizations

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för informatik, Umeå universitet

    Author : Henrik Wimelius; Jonny Holmström; Lars Mathiassen; Jan Damsgaard; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; IS and organization; adoption of IT; assimilation of IT; change; dialectics; paradox; duplicate systems; contradiction; unintended consequences; information systems; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik;

    Abstract : The organizational consequences of information technology (IT) constitutes a core focus in information systems (IS) research. The relationship between organizations and IT has received considerable attention by IS researchers in order to develop knowledge related to how and why organizations and IT are related. READ MORE

  3. 3. Capturing change : The practice of Malian photography, 1930s-1990s

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Tanya Elder; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; African photography; situated practice; bricoleur; indigenous technology; assimilation and adaptation; media technology; Mali; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study follows the evolution of three distinct photographic practices in Mali. It focuses on indigenous photographers in the towns of Segou, Mopti and Kayes. The first practice beginning in the 1930's, is studio photography. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dekkera bruxellensis, a non-conventional ethanol production yeast : studies on physiology, transcriptomics and interactions with industrial microbial isolates

    University dissertation from ; Department of Microbiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Ievgeniia Tiukova; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Dekkera bruxellensis has been shown to outcompete an initial inoculum of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in several ethanol production plants, which nevertheless had a high efficiency in one of the monitored processes. Co-occurrence of D. bruxellensis with lactic acid bacteria (LAB) Lactobacillus vini has been observed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fuel and fly: adaptations to endurance exercise in migrating birds

    University dissertation from Department of Ecology, Lund University

    Author : Anders Kvist; [2001]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; water balance; flight power; phenotypic flexibility; energy assimilation; basal metabolism; Animal ecology; Djurekologi;

    Abstract : Birds on migration alternate between consuming fuel stores during flights and accumulating fuel stores during stopovers. This thesis highlights some of the ways in which migrating birds have adapted to the different demands of fuelling and flight. Most of the time on migration is spent at stopover sites accumulating fuel stores. READ MORE