Search for dissertations about: "forest continuity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words forest continuity.

  1. 1. Continuity and change : institutions and transition in the Russian forest sector

    Author : Mats-Olov Olsson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political Science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the relation between institutions and the emergence of markets in the context of the Russian transition since the beginning of the 1990s. Introducing democracy and market economic relations in Russia are goals that require profound changes in the institutional framework inherited from the Soviet Union. READ MORE

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

    Author : Jennie Sandström; Bengt-Gunnar Jonsson; Mattias Edman; Mikael Ohlson; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; 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

  3. 3. The Late Holocene history of beech Fagus sylvatica and Norway spruce Picea abies at stand-scale in southern Sweden

    Author : Leif Björkman; Kvartärgeologi; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; physical geography; Geology; south Sweden; Late Holocene; succession; disturbance; forest history; forest continuity; population dynamics; immigration; palaeoecology; pollen analysis; Fagus sylvatica; Picea abies; Geologi; fysisk geografi; Palaeobotany; phylogeny; palynology; Paleobotanik; fylogeni; palynologi;

    Abstract : High resolution pollen analysis was carried out on five peat profiles from small forest hollows at four sites in southern Sweden. The general aim was to investigate the establishment of Fagus sylvatica and Picea abies at stand-scale. READ MORE

  4. 4. At the Tail of the Buffalo : Van Gujjar pastoralists between the forest and the world arena

    Author : Pernille Gooch; Humanekologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; indigenous peoples; environmental justice; forest management; the Himalays; nature conservation; forest pastoralism; nomads; phenomenology; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This study is about how the 'global' becomes localized and how the 'local' is articulated through the 'global'. It deals with the Van (forest) Gujjars, a people of nomadic forest pastoralists who inhabit the Central Himalayas of India. READ MORE

  5. 5. Interactions between fungi, forest management, and ecosystem services

    Author : Kerstin Varenius; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Fungi provide a wide range of ecosystem services (ES) in forests but have for long been difficult to study. Knowledge of their role in soil processes has therefore been lacking and not accounted for in forest management. With the recent development in methodology, we have begun to learn more about fungi and their role in ES provisioning. READ MORE