Search for dissertations about: "residential landscapes"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words residential landscapes.

  1. 1. Shaping urban environments through human selection for plant traits

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Julie Goodness; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cape Town; cities; ecosystem services; environmental management; functional traits; interdisciplinary; landscaping preferences; residential landscapes; social-ecological system; Stockholm; traits; urban ecology; Kapstaden; städer; kulturella ekosystemtjänster; ekosystemtjänster; miljöförvaltning; funktionella egenskaper; tvärvetenskaplig; anläggningspreferenser; bostadsmiljö; socialekologiska system; Stockholm; växtegenskaper; urban ekologi; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Cities, as home to the majority of the world’s people, are significant sites for addressing challenges of achieving sustainability and securing human wellbeing. Urban environments are complex social-ecological systems, and meeting these challenges requires better understandings of the interactions of social and ecological elements. READ MORE

  2. 2. Common Knowledge : lowland Maya urban farming at Xuch

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Christian Isendahl; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Ecological settlement archaeology; Maya; urbanism; agriculture; architecture; ceramics; geochemistry; vegetation; soils; archaeoclimatic modelling; Preclassic; Classic; Postclassic; Colonial; Xuch; Puuc; Campeche; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : During the second half of the first millennium AD, several large urban communities developed in the Puuc region of the northwest Yucatán Peninsula. Investigations of architecture and ceramics at Xuch provide a spatio-chronological framework demonstrating the rapid growth of an urban settlement culminating in the Terminal Classic, and its subsequent decline. READ MORE

  3. 3. Revealing the role of shredders and detritus in open-canopy, intermittent streams

    University dissertation from Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Karolina Leberfinger; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology Freshwater ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestrisk; limnisk och marin ekologi Limnisk ekologi; Akvatisk ekologi; Aquatic Ecology;

    Abstract : Many streams run through naturally-unforested, agricultural, and residential landscapes and thus do not have closed riparian canopies. Little is known of food web dynamics and ecosystem function in such open-canopy streams. READ MORE