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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 733 avhandlingar innehållade orden land use.
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
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. Åter till släktens mark? : En studie av markåterlämningen i Estlands svenskbygder efter Sovjetunionens sammanbrott
Sammanfattning : During the 1990s land has been reprivatised in Eastern and Central Europe. The focus of this thesis is directed at the restitution process in Estonia, and particularly in the rural north-western part of the country, inhabited by a Swedish speaking minority until 1943-1944. LÄS MER
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
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