Search for dissertations about: "urbanisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 swedish dissertations containing the word urbanisation.

  1. 1. On urbanisation and birds : Insights from a molecular and physiological perspective

    Author : Pablo Salmon; Evolutionär ekologi; []
    Keywords : Air Pollution; Antioxidants; Birds; great tit Parus major; Local adaptation; Nitrogen oxides; Oxidative stress; Parallel evolution; Survival; Telomere dynamics; Telomeres; Urbanisation;

    Abstract : Urbanisation of natural habitats is rapidly intensifying and poses a potential global threat for wildlife. Thus, it is important to explore its impact on wildlife in order to understand the present and future threats and how resilient organisms are to them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urbanisation under central planning : the case of Albania

    Author : Örjan Sjöberg; Uppsala universitet; []

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  3. 3. Studies in the Transformation of Post-Soviet Cities : Case Studies from Kazakhstan

    Author : Michael Gentile; Jan Öhman; Örjan Sjöberg; Thomas Lundén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; Kazakhstan; former Soviet Union; urbanisation; survey method; post-Soviet cities; residential preferences; socio-spatial differentiation; Kulturgeografi; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Since the demise of central planning, post-Soviet cities have found themselves operating in a radically different economic climate. Contrary to the situation during the Soviet époque, market relations and the urban economy's adjustment thereto constitute the reality which urbanites face in their daily lives. READ MORE

  4. 4. Utopian-driven projektive research exploring the field of Metaurbanism

    Author : Nel Janssens; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : Worlding; Urbanisation; Sense-making; Meta-Urbanism; Theory-through-design; Unsettlement; Poetic knowledge building; Imagineering; Utopia-Driven Projective Research; Projectivity;

    Abstract : In this thesis a design-based approach is developed to address the issue of reconceptualising urbanisation. The approach is called utopia-driven projective research and is the result of a process of reflection on a number of conceptual design projects the author participated in. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban shades of green : Current patterns and future prospects of nature conservation in urban landscapes

    Author : Sara Borgström; Regina Lindborg; Sara Cousins; Thomas Elmqvist; Christer Nilsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : urbanisation; nature conservation; urban planning; urban systems; nature reserves; Sweden; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : Urban nature provides local ecosystem services such as absorption of air pollutants, reduction of noise, and provision of places for recreation, and is therefore crucial to urban sustainable development. Nature conservation in cities is also part of the global effort to halt biodiversity decline. READ MORE