Search for dissertations about: "garry peterson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words garry peterson.

  1. 1. Regime Shifts in the Anthropocene

    Author : Juan Carlos Rocha; Garry Peterson; Debra Peters; Garry D. Peterson; Reinette Biggs; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; 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

  2. 2. Social-ecological dynamics of ecosystem service bundles

    Author : Megan Meacham; Albert V. Norström; Garry D. Peterson; Dagmar Haase; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Ecosystem services; multifunctionality; landscape; patterns; cluster; drivers; mapping; trade-offs; synergies; sustainability; land use; landscape management; Sweden; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : The environments in which we live are complex, adapting and evolving in non-linear ways. The ecosystem services produced in landscapes supply resources, support livelihoods and are foundational to human wellbeing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding ecosystem service bundles and their social-ecological patterns in a Swedish landscape

    Author : Megan Meacham; Albert Norström; Garry Peterson; Erik Gomez-Baggethun; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Ecosystem service; bundles; drivers; landscape; patterns; Sweden; Norrström; Mälaren; Mälardalen; social-ecological; human-nature;

    Abstract : Managing landscapes in a way that ensures sustainable development and the continued production of benefits to a diverse set of people requires an understanding how people use, modify, and depend on their local environment. This thesis uses the concept of ecosystem service bundles to articulate the social-ecological dynamics that define landscapes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Resilience Assessment in Strategic Planning for Sustainable Development

    Author : Sellberg My; Garry Peterson; Norström Albert; Sara Borgström; Rebecka Milestad; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; environmental planning; natural resource management; practitioner perceptions; societal planning; transdisciplinary research; transformation; Transition Towns;

    Abstract : The framework of resilience thinking within sustainability science highlights ability to deal with change and uncertainty, and promotes more adaptive forms of management and governance. While the concept of resilience is increasingly being adopted into policies and planning, as well as by grass-roots movements, environmental and development organizations, many practical approaches to resilience lack theoretical backing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Regime Shifts in the Anthropocene

    Author : Juan Carlos Rocha; Garry Peterson; Reinette Biggs; Örjan Bodin; Kevin Noone; Sarah Cornell; Ingo Fretzer; Steven Lade; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; regime shifts; critical transitions; network analysis; dynamic tipping points; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science; Systems Ecology; systemekologi;

    Abstract : Regime shifts are large, abrupt and often hard to reverse changes in the function and structure of socal-ecological systems. These regime shifts have been documented in a broad range of systems and scales both in marine, terrestrial and polar ecosystems. READ MORE