Search for dissertations about: "landscape changes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 264 swedish dissertations containing the words landscape changes.

  1. 1. Environmental Assessments of Landscape Changes : Interdisciplinary studies in rural Tanzania

    Author : Louise Simonsson; Lennart Strömquist; Annika Dahlberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Geography; Environmental assessment; interdisciplinary methodology; landscape; perceptions; preferences; land; forest; miombo woodlands; resources; biodiversity; Tanzania; Geografi; Other earth sciences; Övrig geovetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to show how biogeophysical and social processes are interlinked in landscape change, and to propose approaches for interdisciplinary environmental assessments (such as EIAs), concentrating on developing countries’ situations, and representation of findings from such studies. Landscape in its holistic sense is a very good concept and basis for intellectual and practical use in environmental dialogues. READ MORE

  2. 2. Changes in the Freshwater System : Distinguishing Climate and Landscape Drivers

    Author : Fernando Jaramillo; Georgia Destouni; Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Budyko; evapotranspiration; freshwater; hydrology; hydroclimatic change; landscape change; land use; observation data; runoff; separation; water partitioning; water storage change; water use; worldwide; Physical Geography; naturgeografi;

    Abstract : Freshwater is a vital resource that circulates between the atmosphere, the land and the sea. Understanding and quantifying changes to the partitioning of precipitation into evapotranspiration, runoff and water storage change in the landscape are required for assessing changes to freshwater availability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Man and landscape : methods for studying society and societal changes

    Author : Stefan Fogelvik; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  4. 4. Changing Landscapes and Persistent Places : An Exploration of the Bjäre Peninsula

    Author : Jenny Nord; Arkeologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; European landscape convention; Bronze Age landscape; landscape archaeology; historic landscape characterisation; place and space; landscape memories; rock-carvings; cupmarks; mortuary monuments; burial mounds; burial cairns; stonesettings; communication; chronology; management issues; cultural biography; intangible values; long term stability; long term change;

    Abstract : Changing Landscapes and Persistent Places is a study of the cultural landscape on the Bjäre peninsula in northwest Skåne. The many Bronze Age remains that give the landscape its distinctive character are the starting point for an attempt to increase our understanding of the historical depth of today’s landscape. READ MORE

  5. 5. Change and Persistence in a Reformed Landscape : A geographical analysis of land reforms and landscape change in Muhu and Rapla municipalities, Estonia, c. 1840 to 2003

    Author : Peeter Maandi; Göran Hoppe; Michael Jones; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; land reforms; landscape; landownership; Muhu; Rapla; Estonia; Kulturgeografi; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : A land reform is usually introduced to create conditions for change, either in agriculture or in the character of landownership. Since the middle of the 19th century, numerous radical land reforms have been implemented in rural Estonia, often at times of political and social upheaval. READ MORE