Search for dissertations about: "landscape"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1115 swedish dissertations containing the word landscape.

  1. 1. Considering landscape in practices of transport planning

    Author : Sofia Löfgren; Charlotta Johansson; Kristina L. Nilsson; Simin Davoudi; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; transport planning; knowledge; landscape; planning theory; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : A well-known challenge in planning is for the professionals involved to handle multiple sources ofknowledge and to influence decision-making as a result. This challenge is the main focus of this research and in order to explore it I have directed attention to the integration of knowledge pertaining to landscape in practices of transport planning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Landscape from space : geographical aspects on scale, regionalization and change detection

    Author : Ola Hall; Risto Kalliola; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Regionalization; Scale; Change detection; Multiscale analysis; Objectspecific analysis; Watershed transformation; Landscape; Satellite data; Geography; Complex systems theory; Fuzzy set theory; Multicriteria-evaluation.; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Landscapes are complex systems composed of multiscale hierarchically organized entities that interact within unique spatial and temporal scales. These interactions result in scaledependent spatial patterns that visually change depending upon the scale at which they are observed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Landscape Dynamics : Spatial analyses of villages and farms on Gotland AD 200-1700

    Author : Gustaf Svedjemo; Frands Herschend; Helene Martinsson-Wallin; Jan Henrik Fallgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gotland; Archaeology; History; Historical maps; Roman Iron Age; Migration Period; Middle Ages; Village; Village formation; Farm; Settlement archaeology; Spatial analyses; GIS; Prediction modelling.; Gotland; Arkeologi; Historia; Historiska kartor; Romersk järnålder; Folkvandringstid; By; Bybildning; Gård; Bebyggelsearkeologi; rumsliga analyser; GIS; Geografiska informationssystem; prediktionsmodellering;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the long-term dynamics and fluctuations of settlements on Gotland for the period from AD 200 up until early modern times. The settlement structure on Gotland is most often described as very stable and consisting of solitary farms, established in the Iron Age. READ MORE

  4. 4. Network Based Tools and Indicators for Landscape Ecological Assessments, Planning, and Design

    Author : Andreas Zetterberg; Berit Balfors; Ulla Mörtberg; Jan Bengtsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Least-cost modeling; Functional connectivity; Environmental planning tool; Resilience; Spatial redundancy; Ecological integrity; Landscape Ecology; Graph Theory; Ecological Network Graphs; Biodiversity; Conservation Biology; Urban Planning; Regional Planning; EIA; SEA; Environmental Assessment; Ecological Indicator; Impact prediction; Habitat suitability; Species distribution; Urban ecology; GIS; Urbanization; Miljöbedömningsverktyg; Landskapsplanering; Resiliens; Ekologisk integritet; Landskapsekologi; Grafteori; Ekologiska nätverk; Biologisk mångfald; Bevarandebiologi; Urban planering; Regional planering; MKB; SMB; Miljöbedömning; Ekologisk indikator; Konsekvensbedömning; Habitatmodellering; GIS; Urbanisering; Nature conservation and landscape management; Natur- och landskapsvård; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik; Terrestrial ecology; Terrestisk ekologi;

    Abstract : Land use change constitutes a primary driving force in shaping social-ecological systems world wide, and its effects reach far beyond the directly impacted areas. Graph based landscape ecological tools have become established as a promising way to efficiently explore and analyze the complex, spatial systems dynamics of ecological networks in physical landscapes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Developing theory of public involvement in landscape planning : democratising landscape

    Author : Andrew Butler; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Public involvement has been recognised as a fundamental aspect of landscape planning for over 40 years, and has been more recently legitimised in policy through the European Landscape Convention. However, the practice of public involvement in landscape planning remains questionable. READ MORE