Search for dissertations about: "western Indian ocean"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words western Indian ocean.

  1. 1. Genetic connectivity of fish in the Western Indian Ocean

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Zoology, Stockholm University

    Author : Oskar Henriksson; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; zoologisk ekologi; Animal Ecology; population genetics; indian ocean; siganus sutor; valamugil buchanani; scarus ghobban; connectivity; aflp; mtDNA; d-loop; CO1;

    Abstract : An almost unbroken fringing reef runs along the east coast of Africa, the lagoon inside the reef is the foundation of almost all artisanal fisheries. It is a low-tech fishery conducted by many people. Some areas can have up to 19 fishermen per square kilometer. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managing sea cucumber fisheries and aquaculture Studies of social-ecological systems in the Western Indian Ocean

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University

    Author : Hampus Eriksson; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sea cucumbers; Bêche-de-mer; Trepang; Echinoderms; Fisheries; Aquaculture; Governance; Trade; Seafood; Tropical seascape; Zanzibar; Mayotte; Western Indian Ocean; Marine Ecotoxicology; marin ekotoxikologi;

    Abstract : Collecting sea cucumbers to supply the high value Chinese dried seafood market is a livelihood activity available to many people in the Western Indian Ocean (WIO), making it an important part of local economies. These fisheries are generally not successfully managed and tropical sea cucumber fisheries show continuing signs of decline. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards Technology Assessment of Ocean Energy in a Developing Country Context

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University

    Author : Linus Hammar; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; electricity; Indian Ocean; technology assessment; ocean energy; Africa; rural electrification; ocean thermal energy conversion; wave power; tidal power;

    Abstract : New technologies for the extraction of valuable ocean resources are emerging: renewable ocean energy. Ocean energy technologies have so far primarily been developed in industrialized countries but will be deployed in both industrialized and developing countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Genetic variability and nitrogenase activity of cyanobacterial communities associated with tropical seagrass meadows (western Indian Ocean)

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Botany, Stockholm University

    Author : Mariam Hamisi; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; cyanobacteria; nitrogenase activity; diazotrophs; seagrass; western Indian ocean; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Organism biology Plant physiology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Organismbiologi Växtfysiologi; Plant Physiology; växtfysiologi;

    Abstract : Tropical seagrass ecosystems are highly productive and important for sustaining marine life and associated coastal societies. In this study, the diversity and role of nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria associated with five common seagrass genera in coastal regions of the western Indian Ocean (WIO; Tanzania) were examined, as well as the impact of anthropogenic activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Systematics and Biogeography of Western Indian Ocean Region Rubiaceae : examples from Danaideae, Hymenodictyeae, and Naucleeae

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Åsa Krüger; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; växtsystematik; Plant Systematics;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the systematics and biogeography of the tribes Danaideae, Hymenodictyeae, and Naucleeae in the angiosperm family Rubiaceae (coffee family), with a special interest in the Western Indian Ocean region (WIOR). The levels of endemism in the WIOR are remarkably high and Madagascar is the largest island surrounded by three main archipelagos with islands of various age and size. READ MORE