Search for dissertations about: "natural resources use"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 569 swedish dissertations containing the words natural resources use.

  1. 1. Kinh Settlers in Viet Nam’s Northern Highlands Natural Resources Management in a Cultural Context

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mats Lundberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Viet Nam; northern mountains; highlands; wet rice agriculture; upland agriculture; shifting cultivation; natural resources use; local knowledge; culture; ethnicity; Naturresurser; Vietnam; etniska grupper; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : This study deals with the Kinh (or Viet) majority people who have migrated from the lowland Red River Delta to the mountainous areas of northern Viet Nam, and their adjustment to a new social and physical environment. Its aim is to analyse the social and cultural consequences for these migrants when settling in communities populated with people who belong to the national ethnic minorities (the Tày, the Giay and the Ngan peoples). READ MORE

  2. 2. Natural resources and sustainable energy Growth rates and resource flows for low-carbon systems

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Simon Davidsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; low-carbon technology; renewable energy; energy transitions; critical materials; energy metals; material flows; net energy; EROI; life cycle assessment; LCA; growth curves; curve fitting; resource depletion; Natural Resources and Sustainable Development; Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Large-scale deployment of low-carbon energy technologies is important for counteracting anthropogenic climate change and achieving universal energy access. This thesis explores potential growth rates of technologies necessary to reach a more sustainable global energy system, the material and energy flows required to commission these technologies, and potential future availability of the required resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Shades of Use The Dynamics of Interaction Design for Sociable Use

    University dissertation from Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Mattias Arvola; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; interaction design; customer meetings; design studios; domestic environments; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science Cognitive science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap Kognitionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Computers are used in sociable situations, for example during customer meetings. This is seldom recognized in design, which means that computers often become a hindrance in the meeting. READ MORE

  4. 4. Greening Earth? : Science, Politics and Land Use in the Kyoto Negotiations

    University dissertation from Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Eva Lövbrand; Högskolan i Kalmar.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi; Naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management; Kyoto Protocol; Carbon cycle science; International climate politics; Land use change and forestry; carbon sinks; science-policy interface; co-production; Kyotoprotokollet; Internationell klimatpolitik; kolcykelforskning; kolsänkor; vetenskap och politik; markanvändning och skog;

    Abstract : Can a deliberate enhancement of the natural uptake of atmospheric carbon dioxide in forests and agricultural lands contribute to global efforts to mitigate anthropogenic climate change? This is a question that has generated a great deal of debate and controversy since the inception of the multilateral climate negotiations in the early 1990s. This thesis offers an analysis of how this debate has played out in the negotiations on the land-use change and forestry activities in the Kyoto Protocol. READ MORE

  5. 5. Information Demand and Use Improving Information Flow within Small-scale Business Contexts

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Magnus Lundqvist; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Högskolan i Jönköping.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TECHNOLOGY Information technology; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik; Information Use; Information Demand; Information Logistics; Information Flow; Context; Patterns; Enterprise Modelling; Information Modelling; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Whilst the amount of information readily available to workers in information- and knowledge intensive business- and industrial contexts only seem to increase with every day, those workers still have difficulties in finding relevant and needed information as well as storing, distributing, and aggregating such information. Yet, whilst there exist numerous technical, organisational, and practical approaches to remedy the situation, the problems seem to prevail. READ MORE