Search for dissertations about: "northern Sweden"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 814 swedish dissertations containing the words northern Sweden.

  1. 1. Spatial diffusion of telemedicine in Sweden

    Author : Magnus Strömgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Telemedicine; Spatial diffusion; Sweden; Northern Sweden; Information technology; Networks; Health care delivery;

    Abstract : “Telemedicine” denotes medicine at a distance using telecommunications and information technologies. The aim of the thesis is to reveal determinants and outcomes of telemedicine diffusion—that is, the spread of telemedicine in time and space. Telemedicine is examined both at the national level and in a regional case study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cenozoic landscape evolution in northern Sweden : Geomorphological interpretation within a GIS-framework

    Author : Karin Ebert; Clas Hättestrand; Paul Bishop; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Long-term geomorphology; northern Sweden; base-level surface; inselbergs; digital elevation models; field observations; Physical geography; Naturgeografi; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : The large-scale bedrock landscape in northern Sweden has a complex evolution history of planation, uplift, transgression, burial, weathering, and erosion. The aim of this thesis is to examine the long-term development of the area. Terms for base-level surfaces in the area are defined. READ MORE

  3. 3. Palsa Growth and Decay in Northern Sweden : Climatic and Environmental Controls

    Author : Frieda S. Zuidhoff; Jonas Åkerman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Earth sciences; ground thermal properties; palsas; permafrost degradation; peat porosity; Sweden; vegetation.; Geovetenskap; Earth sciences; Geovetenskap; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : This thesis outlines the development and decay of palsas in northern Sweden in relation to climatic and environmental factors. Palsas were investigated on morphology, vegetation, peat porosity, ground temperature and local climate in four bogs situated on a north-south gradient in northern Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tourism Development in Peripheral Areas : Processes of Local Innovation and Change in Northern Sweden

    Author : Patrick Brouder; Peter Fredman; Linda Lundmark; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : change; development; evolution; peripheral; Sweden; tourism.;

    Abstract : Tourism has reached almost all regions of the world and has had a notable growth in the peripheral regions of Europe. Attempts at tourism development in rural and peripheral areas have resulted in widely varying outcomes and have often been undertaken as a last resort by communities. READ MORE

  5. 5. The genetic contribution to stroke in northern Sweden

    Author : Tomas Janunger; Dan Holmberg; Holger Luthman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Northern Sweden; stroke; genetics; genome wide scan; association; 5q13; 9q31-33; Medical genetics; Medicinsk genetik; medicinsk genetik; Medical Genetics;

    Abstract : Stroke is a common multi factorial cerebrovascular disorder with a large impact on global health. It is a disorder primarily associated with old age but environmental factors, lifestyle choices and medical history are all important for the risk of developing the disorder. READ MORE