Search for dissertations about: "forest coast"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words forest coast.

  1. 1. Old-Growth Forests in the High Coast Region in Sweden and Active Management in Forest Set-Asides

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Jennie Sandström; Mittuniversitetet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Coarse woody debris; Dead wood; Dendrochronology; Fire history; Forest conservation; Forest structure; Log; Meta-analysis; Pine heath forest; Prescribed burning; Saproxylic fungi; Saproxylic beetles; Snag; Wood-inhabiting fungi; Aktiv skötselmetod; Bevarandebiologi; Brandhistorik; Dendrokronologi; Död ved; Hällmarkstallskog; Lågproduktiv skog; Meta-analys; Naturvård; Naturvårdsbrand; Skogsstruktur; Solbelyst död ved; Stock; Torraka; Vedlevande svamp; Vedlevande insekter; Åldersstruktur;

    Abstract : In today´s intensively managed landscape, very few forests with old-growth characteristics and little human impact exist. One of the rare exceptions is pine forests on rocky soils, a forest type which has probably escaped extensive human use because of its low productivity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Foliar fungi of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris)

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Hanna Millberg; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) is an ecologically and economically important tree species in Fennoscandia. Scots pine needles host a variety of fungi, some with the potential to profoundly influence their host. These fungi can have beneficial or detrimental effects with important implications for both forest health and primary production. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sense of place and culture in the landscape of home Understanding social-ecological dynamics on the Wild Coast, South Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Vanessa Anne Masterson; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; agricultural abandonment; circular migration; community lands; Eastern Cape; narratives; place attachment; place meaning; photovoice; stewardship; Transkei; win-win conservation; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Development for sustainable poverty alleviation requires engagement with the values and cultural frames that enable or constrain communities to steward ecosystems and maintain their capacity to support human well-being. Rooted in a social-ecological systems (SES) perspective, this thesis explores the concept of sense of place to understand how emotional and cultural connections to place mediate human responses to change and influence interventions for development. READ MORE

  4. 4. How has time and space affected plant biodiversity in the Hjälmö-Lådna archipelago?

    University dissertation from Institutionen för naturgeografi och kvartärgeologi, Stockholms universitet

    Author : Josefin Reimark; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : Traditionally European farmland management has declined during the last century, mainlydue to abandonment or intensification. When traditional management is replaced by newmethods many species are negatively affected and often threatened with extinction. READ MORE

  5. 5. The natural holocene vegetation development and the introduction of agriculture in northern Norrland, Sweden studies of soil, peat and especially varved lake sediments

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Ulf Segerström; Umeå universitet.; [1990]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Jordbruk-- Sverige -- Norrbotten; Växtekologi-- Sverige -- Norrbotten; Lule älvdal;

    Abstract : The Holocene vegetation history of northern Norrland was studied by pollen analysis of sediement, peat and soil samples, with the aim to improve our knowledge about vegetation development in northern Norrland, and also about the history of man and the introduction of agriculture in the area. Earlier made pollen analyses from the four northernmost provinces were summarized and a series of new analyses from northern Norrland added. READ MORE