Essays about: "Messenia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the word Messenia.

  1. 1. Unraveling diverse values of ecosystem services : A socio-cultural valuation using the Q-methodology in Messenia, Greece

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Sofia Maniatakou; [2019]
    Keywords : socio-cultural valuation; ecosystem services; values; perceptions; Q-methodology; Messenia;

    Abstract : People perceive the importance of ecosystem services in different ways, depending on their values, beliefs and needs. This study provides a nuanced understanding of the multiple ways stakeholder groups perceive the benefits derived from hydrologic services in the surrounding area of the "Gialova" coastal wetland in Messenia, Greece. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Missing People of Malthi : A kernel density analysis based on Middle Helladic Ceramics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Anna Sunneborn Gudnadottir; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; KDE; Bronze Age Greece; Middle Helladic; Malthi; household archaeology; Formation processes; Messenia;

    Abstract : This study aims to identify human interference and tendencies in the Bronze Age settlement of Malthi, Greece. It has employed a spatial analysis, a Kernel Density Estimate, to locate areas of anthropic interference and evaluate if the initial excavation report, despite its flaws, can be used in newer research. READ MORE

  3. 3. Status, trends and values of wintering and migrating birds in Gialova lagoon, Messenia, Greece

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Viggo Norrby; [2017]
    Keywords : Wetlands; waterbirds; bird migration; greece; inventory; monitoring;

    Abstract : Areas of wetland have for the last century declined globally, mostly as a cause of anthropogenic activitities. Since many bird species are depending on wetlands, this have affected their populations negatively, and today many of the remaining wetlands are protected. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impact of Olive Cultivation on Biodiversity in Messenia, Greece

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och kvartärgeologi (INK)

    Author : Felicia Kjellström; [2014]
    Keywords : olive; olive grove; organic olive cultivation; conventional olive cultivation; biodiversity; plant diversity; Messenia;

    Abstract : The biggest threat and cause to loss of biodiversity have been found to be the intensification of agriculture under the 20th century. Messenia is one of the oldest olive cultivation areas in Greece and the landscape is dominated by olive groves characterized by extensive tillage, which causes serious erosion and might be a threat to plant diversity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Visibility and tholos tombs in the Messenian landscape : a comparative case study of the Pylian hinterlands and the Soulima Valley

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Ola Svenson; [2013]
    Keywords : Messenia; Aegean Bronze Age; tholos tomb; Mycenaean; perception; viewshed; prominence; visibility; Archaeology; GIS; affordance; Earth and Environmental Sciences; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : This master thesis aims to investigate the visual characteristics of Late Bronze Age tholos tombs in the region of Messenia, Greece by comparing tholos tombs from two study areas: the Pylian hinterlands and the Soulima Valley. The study utilises cost surfaces and viewsheds created in a GIS-environment as heuristic devices to do so. READ MORE