Search for dissertations about: "miombo woodlands"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words miombo woodlands.

  1. 1. How elephants utilize a miombo-wetland ecosystem in Ugalla landscape, Western Tanzania

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm Univeristy

    Author : Elikana Kalumanga; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Biodiversity; Browsing; Elephants; Forage; GPS collars; Mineral elements; Miombo woodlands; Protected areas; Termite mounds; Ugalla; Water hyacinth; Woody plants abundance; Physical Geography; naturgeografi;

    Abstract : African elephants are ‘keystone’ species with respect to biodiversity conservation in Africa since they maintain habitats that support several animal communities by changing vegetation structure through foraging and by dispersing seeds between landscapes. Elephants are also ‘flagship’ species because, given their impressive size, they can make people sympathetic and stimulate local and international concerns for their protection. READ MORE

  2. 2. Environmental Assessments of Landscape Changes Interdisciplinary studies in rural Tanzania

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Louise Simonsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Geography; Environmental assessment; interdisciplinary methodology; landscape; perceptions; preferences; land; forest; miombo woodlands; resources; biodiversity; Tanzania; Geografi; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Other earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap 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