Search for dissertations about: "indicators"

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  1. 1. On indicators for sustainability

    Author : Ulrika Carlson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LCA; indicators; Gotland; system boundaries; sustainability; regional;

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  2. 2. Biological diversity values in semi-natural grasslands : indicators, landscape context and restoration

    Author : Mathias Öster; Ove Eriksson; Martin Zobel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Biodiversity; connectivity; Hygrocybe; indicators; landscape history; plants; pollen limitation; species-area effects; surrogate species; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : Semi-natural grasslands, which are a declining and fragmented habitat in Europe, contain a high biodiversity, and are therefore of interest to conservation. This thesis examines how plant diversity is influenced by the landscape context, and how plant and fungal diversity can be targeted by practical conservation using indicator species and congruence between species groups. READ MORE

  3. 3. On Sustainability Indicators and Sustainable Product Development

    Author : Ulrika Lundqvist; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : LCA; indicators; sustainable development; system boundaries; principles for sustainability; backcasting; sustainability; framework; product develop-ment; ecological footprint;

    Abstract : In this thesis, we present some examples of sustainability indicators and tools for sustainable product development that can be used to facilitate a transition of the society towards sustainability. As a basis for this work, we have used certain principles for sustainability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Socio-Ecological Principles and Indicators for Sustainability

    Author : John Holmberg; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : harvesting; principles; sustainability; environmental debt; indicators;

    Abstract : In this thesis I have developed science-based description models, concepts, measures and methods for use in the transformation of the societal metabolism towards sustainability. The thesis is based on five papers: In Paper I, we analyse various factors that are important for the design of socio-ecological indicators. READ MORE

  5. 5. Indicators in Action : Development, Use and Consequences

    Author : Sofi Ersson; Jan-Erik Gröjer; Cecilia Lindholm; Ulf Johanson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Business studies; Performance measurements; non-financial; human resources; development; use; consequences; public sector; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The increased attention to performance measurements is evident in both private and public sector organizations and among both academics and practitioners. Although there is a strong belief in the possibilities of using measurements for managing organizations, both academics and practitioners have questioned measurements potential. READ MORE