Essays about: "Forest Research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 733 essays containing the words Forest Research.

  1. 1. WOMEN IN FORESTRY, A VALUABLE ASSET OR BODIES OUT OF PLACE?

    University essay from Institutionen för matematiska vetenskaper

    Author : Kristina Nordh; [2019-02-20]
    Keywords : Gender Equality; Place; Body; Gender equality strategy; Forestry; Social Reproduction;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates what it can mean to be a woman in forestry in JönköpingCounty. It asks how the participant experience their situation as women in forestryand what gendered power structures appear in their stories. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pine production comparison : production potential of Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) and Slash pine (Pinus elliottii) in the southeastern USA in relation to initial density and forest management

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Åsa Ramberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Loblolly pine; Slash pine; Scots pine; management intensity; planting density;

    Abstract : The southeastern (SE) United States (US) produces more industrial timber than any other region in the world. Pine plantations in the southern US have increased from 1.8 million acres (728,400 ha) in the beginning of the 1950’s to 32 million acres (13 million ha) in the beginning of the 21st century, and cover 17 % of the forest land. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women’s fuelwood collection and deforestation : Effects on women’s everyday lives and environments in Kabadio, Casamance and Diagane Barka, Sine-Saloum.

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Sofia Tiainen; [2019]
    Keywords : Women; fuelwood collection; forest degradation; livelihoods; feminist political ecology; West Africa; Senegal;

    Abstract : Previous research and literature commonly agree to the fact that women, especially rural women, is the most vulnerable group in society. Many of them tend to be found in the poorest sections of society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mot en ny framtid : en granskning av samarbeten och förbättringsmöjligheter mellan företag

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Ellika Hermansson; Therése Strömvall Nyberg; [2019]
    Keywords : arbetskraft; kommunikation; motivation; skogsvårdsentreprenörer; säsongsanställning; communication; labor; motivation; seasonal employment; silviculture entrepreneurs;

    Abstract : Skogen och hur den sköts är av stort intresse för många människor och har varit det sedan timmerfronten kom till Sverige på 1800-talet. Med de utmaningar samhället står inför idag och med en vilja att omvandlas till ett fossilfritt samhälle och en biobaserad ekonomi har ett förnyat intresse för denna naturresurs väckts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Predicting rifle shooting accuracy from context and sensor data : A study of how to perform data mining and knowledge discovery in the target shooting domain

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Datateknik och informatik; Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Datateknik och informatik

    Author : Max Pettersson; Viktor Jansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Interpretability; Target shooting; Regression trees; Feature selection; Cross-validation;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to develop an interpretable model that gives predictions for what factors impacted a shooter’s results. Experiment is our chosen research method. Our three independent variables are weapon movement, trigger pull force and heart rate. Our dependent variable is shooting accuracy. READ MORE