Sökning: "land use change"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 252 avhandlingar innehållade orden land use change.
- Detta är en avhandling från Human Ecology Division, Lund University
Sammanfattning : As a global society we are entering an era where land areas and land-based resources are coming to the fore once again for capital accumulation and economic growth, for the first time since the end of the 18th century when Malthus forecasted a contradiction between population growth and agricultural output. That constraint on economic growth, imposed by limited land areas, was overcome by the combination of fossil fuels (coal, oil) and appropriation of space overseas (colonialism, trade). LÄS MER
- Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg
Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three articles. The two first ones construct theoretical models for land use change between agriculture and forestry in the presence of lobbies representing both sectors. The third article tests empirically the hypothesis forwarded in the first essay. LÄS MER
3. Road structures under climate and land use change Bridging the gap between science and applicationDetta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Sammanfattning : Future changes in climate and land use are likely to affect catchment hydrological responses and consequently influence the amount of runoff reaching roads. Blockages and damage to under-dimensioned infrastructure can be extremely costly for the regions affected. LÄS MER
- Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University
Sammanfattning : Freshwater is a vital resource that circulates between the atmosphere, the land and the sea. Understanding and quantifying changes to the partitioning of precipitation into evapotranspiration, runoff and water storage change in the landscape are required for assessing changes to freshwater availability. LÄS MER
- Detta är en avhandling från Architecture & Development Studies, Lund University
Sammanfattning : This thesis explores women’s access to property in Kenya. It consists of three parts. The first gives the Kenyan background, the theoretical and methodological approach. LÄS MER