Search for dissertations about: "uncertainty environmental impact"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 swedish dissertations containing the words uncertainty environmental impact.

  1. 1. Innovation Processes and Environmental Planning Science and Technology Policies in a Regional Context

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Katarina Larsen; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Innovation; environmental planning; science and technology parks; strategic environmental research; environmental procurement; futures studies; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The understanding of environmental change and how it is influenced by innovation processes and advances in science and technology is multifaceted given the inherent uncertainty of the pace and direction of technology change, but also given the limits to anticipate future environmental effects of new technology.The doctoral thesis is organised in two parts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Two strategies for dealing with uncertainty in social-ecological systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Åsa Svenfelt; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Futures studies; social-ecological systems; feedback loops; environmental policy; environmental quality objectives; participation; scenarios; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The scale of environmental problems is increasing. Globalisation and trade haveweakened the links between the ecosystems in which goods are produced and thecommunities in which they are consumed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Uncertainty, variability and environmental risk analysis

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Monika Filipsson; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Contaminated land; exposure assessment; exposure factors; risk analysis; risk perception; uncertainty; variability; probabilistic risk assessment; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Miljövetenskap; Environmental Science;

    Abstract : The negative effects of hazardous substances and possible measures that can be taken are evaluated in the environmental risk analysis process, consisting of risk assessment, risk communication and risk management. Uncertainty due to lack of knowledge and natural variability are always present in this process. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental System Analysis of Waste Management Experiences from Applications of the ORWARE Model

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Anna Björklund; KTH.; [2000]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; municipal solid waste MSW ; waste management; waste management planning; model; environmental systems analysis; life cycle assessment LCA ; substance flow analysis SFA ; substance flows; environmental impact; energy; uncertainty; TECHNOLOGY Chemical engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Kemiteknik;

    Abstract : Waste management has gone through a history of shiftingproblems, demands, and strategies over the years. In contrastto the long prevailing view that the problem could be solved byhiding or moving it, waste is now viewed as a problem rangingfrom local to global concern, and as being an integral part ofseveral sectors in society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable nutrition: Opportunities, risks and uncertainties from environmental and health perspectives

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Elinor Hallström; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; disease; health; nutrition; land use; climate impact; Diet;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Hållbara matvanor - från jord till bord I Sverige äter vi i genomsnitt 800 kg mat per person och år. Vad och hur mycket vi väljer att stoppar i oss har stor betydelse både för planetens och vårt eget välmående. READ MORE