Search for dissertations about: "ekosystemtjänster"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the word ekosystemtjänster.

  1. 1. Shaping urban environments through human selection for plant traits

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Julie Goodness; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cape Town; cities; ecosystem services; environmental management; functional traits; interdisciplinary; landscaping preferences; residential landscapes; social-ecological system; Stockholm; traits; urban ecology; Kapstaden; städer; kulturella ekosystemtjänster; ekosystemtjänster; miljöförvaltning; funktionella egenskaper; tvärvetenskaplig; anläggningspreferenser; bostadsmiljö; socialekologiska system; Stockholm; växtegenskaper; urban ekologi; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Cities, as home to the majority of the world’s people, are significant sites for addressing challenges of achieving sustainability and securing human wellbeing. Urban environments are complex social-ecological systems, and meeting these challenges requires better understandings of the interactions of social and ecological elements. READ MORE

  2. 2. Restoration of semi-natural grasslands Impacts on biodiversity, ecosystem services and stakeholder perceptions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Emelie Waldén; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Biodiversity; Ecosystem services; Farmer; Landscape ecology; Plant; Policy; Restoration; Semi-natural grassland; Biologisk mångfald; Ekosystemtjänster; Landskapsekologi; Lantbrukare; Naturbetesmark; Policy; Restaurering; Växter; Äng; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : Humans play a major role shaping the living conditions for not only ourselves, but also all other species on Earth. In fact, some species-rich habitat types require human management to uphold the biodiversity and related ecosystem services. READ MORE

  3. 3. Adapting Cities : Ecosystem-based approaches and citizen engagement in municipal climate adaptation in Scania, Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Ebba Brink; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018-05]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Climate change adaptation; disaster risk reduction; ecosystem-based adaptation; ecosystem services; citizen engagement; participation; transformation; Sustainability Science; hållbarhetsvetenskap; klimatanpassning; katastrofriskreducering; ekosystembaserad klimatanpassning; ekosystemtjänster; medborgarengagemang; deltagande; transformation; kommunal planering;

    Abstract : Även om vi skulle lyckas minska de globala utsläppen av växthusgaser, så finns det ett angeläget behov att anpassa samhället för att kunna motstå klimatförändringens skadliga effekter. Denna process kallas klimatanpassning. READ MORE

  4. 4. Regime Shifts in the Anthropocene

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Juan Carlos Rocha; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; regime shifts; critical transitions; ecosystems; drivers; impacts; ecosystem services; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Abrupt and persistent reconfiguration of ecosystem’s structure and function has been observed on a wide variety of ecosystems worldwide. While scientist believe that such phenomena could become more common and severe in the near future, little is known about the patterns of regime shifts’ causes and consequences for human well-being. READ MORE

  5. 5. Structural changes in marine ecosystems – the application of novel network approaches to understand marine regime shift

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Johanna Yletyinen; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Anthropogenic drivers, such as climate change and fishing, have severe, often unexpected impacts on marine ecosystems. Species responses to drivers may have cascading effects through ecological communities, potentially changing the structure and functioning of the food web. READ MORE