Essays about: "biodiversity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 723 essays containing the word biodiversity.

  1. 1. Parkslide, Reynoutria japonica, i vägkanter : Var kan den växa och hur påverkas platsen?

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Elin Eklund; [2020]
    Keywords : biologisk mångfald; artdiversitet; invasiv; parkslide; reynoutria japonica; vägkant;

    Abstract : Parkslide (Reynoutria japonica) har sitt ursprung i östra Asien, i bland annat Kina och Japan. Den introducerades till Europa som prydnadsväxt på 1800-talet och har sedan dess spridit sig från parker och trädgårdar ut i natur- och kulturlandskap. READ MORE

  2. 2. Invasive round goby, Neogobius melanostomus - suitable prey for native cod, Gadus morhua?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Aquatic Resources

    Author : Andreas Ljung; [2020]
    Keywords : Round goby; invasive species; cod; predator-prey inter-action;

    Abstract : Invasive species is a worldwide issue that is considered to be the one of the main reasons to losses of biodiversity. The round goby, Neogobius melanostomus, is an invasive species in the Baltic Sea that originates from the Black- and Caspian Sea. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effekter av klimatförändringar på växtplankton i subarktiska och alpina sjöar

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

    Author : Matilda Lundström; [2019]
    Keywords : Fosfor; Växtplanktonbiomassa; Diversitet; Oligotrofiering; Temperatur;

    Abstract : The aim of this report was to determine how the climate change affects the ecosystems in alpine and subarctic lakes in Sweden. This was done by analyzing data from environmental monitoring of 14 subarctic and alpine lakes that was part of the national time-series lake monitoring program. READ MORE

  4. 4. Different perspectives of deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon : An interview study based in Cusco and Pilcopata in the Cusco region

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring; Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Teresa Wåtz; Emma Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : Peruvian Amazon; Deforestation; Different perspectives; Cusco; Pilcopata.;

    Abstract : The Amazon rainforest constitutes a quarter of the global biodiversity and is responsible for 15% of the terrestrial photosynthesis. It is important to protect the forest and limit the deforestation to not release more greenhouse gases, which aggravate climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Saproxylic beetles in Populus tremula fauna depots - how do you construct the best depot?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Simon Selberg; [2019]
    Keywords : aspen; populus; tremula; saproxylic; beetle; fauna; depot; species; richness; abundance; diversity; cwd; course; woody; debris; forest; asp; populus; tremula; vedlevande; skalbagge; fauna; depå; art; mångfald; diversitet; död; ved; cwd; skog;

    Abstract : The biodiversity of saproxylic organisms and in the case of this study, saproxylic beetles, is dependent on the amount and quality of course woody debris (CWD) in the environment. Over the past decades the quantity of CWD in Swedish forests has increased, yet the quality has decreased, forests are managed and exploited, and old-growth forests are rarer. READ MORE