Search for dissertations about: "functional traits"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 113 swedish dissertations containing the words functional traits.

  1. 1. Traits & Talks : Lessons about Personality and Deliberation from the Negotiations between Nelson Mandela and FW de Klerk

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Julia Jennstål; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Personality; five-factor model; big five; traits; facets; interactionalism; deliberation; collective decision-making; negotiations; South Africa; Nelson Mandela; FW de Klerk; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Compelling research in political psychology and personality psychology points to the significance of personality as a determinant of political behavior. Within a comprehensive framework for the study of personality in politics, the so-called Five-level Model (FLM), this thesis primarily focuses on the level of personality traits, where the well-established Five-factor model (the ‘Big Five’) is applied. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Linking functional traits and cultural ecosystem services in urban areas through human preferences

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Julie Goodness; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Functional traits; ecosystem services; cultural ecosystem services; urban; cities; human perception; preferences; ecosystem management; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Urban areas are now the daily lived experience for the majority of the world’s people, and it is therefore important to explore what kind of ecological communities and corresponding ecosystem functions and services are being generated in these environments. Urban areas are shaped by a variety of factors, but arguably one of the most influential is that of people, in terms of how their preferences and active selective choices for biota play out in the landscape. READ MORE

  4. 4. Genetic dissection of functional traits in dairy cattle

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Mia Holmberg; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2007]
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  5. 5. Nitrogen use efficiency and related functional traits in wheat

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Linnea Asplund; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Efficient use of nitrogen (N) is essential to decrease negative impacts of agriculture on the environment. This thesis evaluated the nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) of various wheat varieties, identified traits associated with high NUE and investigated the gene NAM-B1 in relation to some of these traits. READ MORE