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  1. 1. Recent changes in land use and productivity in agro-pastoral Inner Mongolia, China

    University dissertation from Sara Brogaard, MICLU, Sölvegatan 10, 22362 Lund

    Author : Sara Brogaard; [2003]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; geomorphology; Physical geography; China; Inner Mongolia; remote sensing; LUE model; primary production; GPP; yield variability; land degradation; farmers’ perception; productivity; Land use; pedology; cartography; climatology; Fysisk geografi; geomorfologi; marklära; kartografi; klimatologi;

    Abstract : This study challenges the prevailing assumption that the expansion of cultivated land areas and increasing number of livestock in the agro-pastoral regions of northern China have aggravated the process of land degradation since the start of the rural reforms in 1978. Land-use and productivity trends in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (IMAR), with special attention to the Keerqin steppe region, have been analysed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies on bikeability in a metropolitan area using the active commuting route environment scale (ACRES)

    University dissertation from Sara Brogaard, MICLU, Sölvegatan 10, 22362 Lund

    Author : Lina Wahlgren; Peter Schantz; Henrik Gustafsson; Pekka Oja; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; active transport; bicycle commuting; bikeability; multiple linear regression analysis; perception; reliability; route environment; validity; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Sports; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Idrott; Idrottsvetenskap; Sports Science;

    Abstract : Background: The Active Commuting Route Environment Scale (ACRES) was developed to study active commuters’ perceptions of their route environments. The overall aims were to assess the measuring properties of the ACRES and study active bicycle commuters’ perceptions of their commuting route environments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies on bikeability in a metropolitan area using the active commuting route environment scale (ACRES)

    University dissertation from Sara Brogaard, MICLU, Sölvegatan 10, 22362 Lund

    Author : Lina Wahlgren; Peter Schantz; Pekka Oja; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; active transport; bicycle commuting; bikeability; multiple linear regression analysis; perception; reliability; route environment; validity; Samhällsvetenskap Humaniora; Social Sciences Humanities;

    Abstract : Background: The Active Commuting Route Environment Scale (ACRES) was developed to study active commuters’ perceptions of their route environments. The overall aims were to assess the measuring properties of the ACRES and study active bicycle commuters’ perceptions of their commuting route environments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Naturalising Intentionality : Inquiries into Realism & Relativism

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Alexander Almér; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Anti-realism; context; faultless disareement; inner perception; intentionality; internal realism; knowledge by acquaintance; metaphysical realism; naturalism; pragmatic-semantic distinction; relativism;

    Abstract : Cognitive scientists, linguists and philosophers have expressed hope that mental and linguistic content (aboutness) eventually will be explained in broadly natural scientific terms. This dissertation investigates certain problems pertaining to attempts to naturalise mental aboutness and related semantic concepts like reference and truth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Affective touch throughout life: from cortical processing in infancy to touch perception in adulthood

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Emma H. Jönsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Affective touch; Touch perception; Cortical activation; C-tactile afferents;

    Abstract : Affective, interpersonal touch is important for forming and maintaining social bonds. In the hairy skin of humans there is a specific type of nerve fibers called C-tactile (CT) afferents which are optimally activated by a light stroking of the skin, like a caress. READ MORE