Essays about: "Ecosystem Resilience"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 140 essays containing the words Ecosystem Resilience.


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Ivan Ruzic; [2023-06-21]
    Keywords : heat wave; urban trees; NDVI; remote sensing;

    Abstract : Urban vegetation plays a crucial role in diverse urban microclimates. The numerous ecosystem services provided by vegetation, particularly trees, ensure greater quality of life and thermal comfort regulation. Yet, not all trees are immune to extreme weather events, such as droughts and heat waves, especially in cities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can urban tree re-inventories inform future species selection? : diameter at breast height as an indicator for tree performance in Malmö municipality’s tree database

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Hannah Kit Kraynick Braegelmann; [2023]
    Keywords : DBH; ; diameter at breast height; tree inventories; tree re-inventories; urban forestry; species selection; tree management;

    Abstract : Using the inventory database of trees for Malmö municipality, Sweden, this study explored the potential of using the diameter at breast height (DBH) measurement in re-inventories, as a decision-making tool for species selection and management in urban forests. With the escalating pressures of urbanization and unpredictable climate change effects, there is an urgent need for urban forest managers to possess reliable tools that can facilitate the selection of resilient tree species capable of thriving in diverse and changing urban contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Forest fertilization does not cause any long-term effects on tree growth or vegetation composition

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Yixian Chen; [2023]
    Keywords : density; ground vegetation; height; stem radial growth; legacy nitrogen effect; soil total N and C N ratio; tree;

    Abstract : Forest fertilization is considered one of the most effective management options to improve forest productivity. In Fennoscandia, nitrogen (N) fertilization has been practiced for over 50 years and is normally added in the form of granules of NH4NO3 at least 15 years prior to the final harvest. READ MORE

  4. 4. Diversitet och fördelning av Stockholms gatuträd : arter med potential att bidra med ökad resiliens i den framtida staden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Nathalie Åman; [2023]
    Keywords : artdiversitet; fördelning; resiliens; gatuträd; stadsträd;

    Abstract : Gatuträd är en väsentlig del av stadens gröna infrastruktur och bidrar med flera olika tjänster, funktioner och värden. För att kunna leverera alla dessa värden krävs livskraftiga träd med möjlighet att utvecklas väl. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dreaming in Colour : Desirable future scenarios for Mombera Kingdom

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Liam Carpenter-Urquhart; [2023]
    Keywords : Scenario planning; decolonial; participatory; system mapping; Nature Futures Framework;

    Abstract : Stories about the future are a powerful tool for navigating uncertainty, building agency, and detecting opportunities for transformation. For communities that have weathered colonialism, future visions grounded in local values and knowledge are especially powerful. READ MORE