Search for dissertations about: "faunal assemblage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words faunal assemblage.

  1. 1. Trophic effects on the maintenance of biodiversity in the Fucus zone

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Botaniska institutionen

    Author : Sonja Råberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Biodiversity; epiphytes; eutrophication; faunal assemblage; filamentous algae; Fucus radicans; Fucus vesiculosus; grazers; nutrient supply; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology Marine ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi Marin ekologi; Plant Ecology; växtekologi;

    Abstract : Ecologically important macroalgae with large thalli and complex structures are threatened worldwide due to anthropogenic activities such as pollution. In the northern Baltic Sea the salinity is very low; the only large algae producing complex structural habitats found there are the fucoid species Fucus radicans and F. vesiculosus. READ MORE

  2. 2. Man-made structures as habitat for marine faunal assemblages

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Botaniska institutionen

    Author : Mathias H. Andersson; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Artificial reefs are structures placed in the sea to promote marine life. Although constructions such as oil-rigs, wind farms, bridges and pier pilings are built for other purposes, they could be regarded as artificial reefs as they add new surfaces in the oceans, susceptible to colonization by marine organism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Neolithic Fisheries Osteoarchaeology of Fish Remains in the Baltic Sea Region

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens kultur

    Author : Carina Olson; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Neolithic fisheries; local and regional ecosystems; species variation; burnt and unburnt bones; representativeness; contextual quantification; fishing technology; spatial patterns; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; osteoarkeologi; Osteoarchaeology;

    Abstract : The variety of fish species found at the archaeological sites indicates the exploitation of local and regional ecosystems. The focus of the fisheries varies from site to site. The study is based on the analyses of faunal materials from 10 archaeological sites from Eastern Middle Sweden, Gotland, and Åland dating to approximately 3800 – 1850 B.C. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ecological aspects of soft bottom meiofauna in Eastern Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Zoology, Stockholm University

    Author : Simon Ndaro; Stockholms universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; zoologi; Zoology;

    Abstract : The meiobenthos is numerically the most abundant metazoan group in shallow water habitats. While the meiobenthos characteristically shows variable distribution, the causal factors controlling this variation remain poorly understood. READ MORE

  5. 5. Animal husbandry in the Viking Age town of Birka and its hinterland : excavations in the black earth 1990-95

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Birka Project, Riksantikvarieämbetet

    Author : Bengt Wigh; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; animal husbandry; domestication; Viking Age; Birka; cattle; pig; sheep; horse; dog; cat; fur trade; Boskapsskötsel; Kreaturshandel; Uppland; Birka; vikingatiden; Osteologi; historisk osteologi; Historical Osteology;

    Abstract : The Birka Excavations 1990-95 provided a unique opportunity to excavate a Swedish Viking Age town stratigraphically, allowing the finds - including extensive and well-preserved faunal remains - to be dated accurately. This in turn has given the opportunity to study the nature and development of Viking Age animal husbandry in a new, closer perspective. READ MORE