Search for dissertations about: "slash-and-burn cultivation"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words slash-and-burn cultivation.

  1. 1. Vegetation and land-use in the Småland Uplands, southern Sweden, during the last 6000 years

    University dissertation from Quaternary Sciences, Department of Geology, Lund University

    Author : Per Lagerås; [1996]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Geologi; physical geography; Sweden; Geology; Småland Uplands; land-use history; pollen analysis; Holocene vegetation history; mineral magnetic analysis; AMS dating; clearance cairns; hay production; shifting cultivation; Picea migration; slash-and-burn cultivation; fysisk geografi;

    Abstract : Palaeoecological methods were applied to peat and sediment cores recovered from one bog (Bråtamossen) and two lakes (Avegöl and Femtingagölen) in the Småland Uplands, southern Sweden. The general aim was to reconstruct the landuse and vegetation history for the last 6000 years in this agriculturally marginal region. READ MORE