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  1. 1. Inferring Land Use from Remote Sensing Imagery A context-based approach

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Författare :Michael Meinild Nielsen; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; land use; remote sensing; urban remote sensing; image analysis; segmentation; spatial context; land cover; land cover configuration; farming types; bark beetle; dead trees; forest inventory; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis investigates the potential of classification methods based on spatial context to infer specific forms of land use from remote sensing data. The problem is that some types of land use are characterized by a complex configuration of land covers that traditional per-pixel based methods have problems classifying due to spectral heterogeneity. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Land Matters : Agrofuels, Unequal Exchange, and Appropriation of Ecological Space

    Detta är en avhandling från Human Ecology Division, Lund University

    Författare :Kenneth Hermele; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Land; Agrofuels; Ecologically unequal exchange; Environmental load displacement; Land grabbing; Malthus; Brazil; Ethanol; Resource wars; Land Use change; Indirect land use change;

    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

  3. 3. Development constrained – Essays on land as a factor in nineteenth-century industrialization and trade

    Detta är en avhandling från Gothenburg : Gothenburg Universtity

    Författare :Dimitrios Theodoridis; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic development; industrialization; 19th-century; land; ecological footprint; land productivity; colonies; coal; slave trade; trade; ghost acres; empire; sustainability;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation consists of an introductory chapter, four research essays and one essay that describes the collected dataset. The first essay examines how the balance of land embodied in British trade developed during the nineteenth century and provides the first all encompassing accounts on this topic. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on the Political Economy of Land Use Change

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg

    Författare :Johanna Jussila Hammes; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; land tax; technological change; land use; deforestation; agricultural trade liberalization; Doha round; Dutch disease; perceived comparative advantage; EU-15; panel data;

    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

  5. 5. My house is my husband - A Kenyan Study of Women´s Access to Land and Housing

    Detta är en avhandling från Architecture & Development Studies, Lund University

    Författare :Diana Lee-Smith; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urban areas; Surveys; Social structure; Rural housing; Rural areas; Research; Legal aspects; Land use; Land ownership; Land acquisition; Kenya; Income distribution; Housing; Home ownership; Food; Firewood; Family; Domestic labour; Community organization; Data collecting; Urban housing; Urban powerty; Use of dwelling; Water; Women; Architecture; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur;

    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