Essays about: "cognitive mapping"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words cognitive mapping.

  1. 1. Crop diversity in Scania : geographical and cognitive mapping

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

    Author : Shaktima López Hösel; [2019]
    Keywords : crop diversity; agroecology; food systems; ecosystem services; resilience; farmer s motivations; geographical information systems; self-determination theory; cognitive mapping;

    Abstract : Modern agriculture is characterized by large scale and large-scale farming of a few crops, which rely heavily on external inputs. These kinds of intensive and specialized farming systems are contributing to exceeding the planetary boundaries for our ecosystems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Does Cognitive Leadership Matter? : An Analysis of Tony Blair’s Decision on the Iraq War

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Moa Olsson; [2019]
    Keywords : British utility; coding; cognition; cognitive mapping; content analysis; decision-making; foreign policy analysis; interviews; Iraq intervention; political leaders; speeches; statements; Tony Blair;

    Abstract : By using a qualitative content analysis and cognitive mapping, the purpose of the thesis is to investigate the decision-making of political leaders in extraordinary situations. The thesis focuses on the case of Tony Blair and his decision to invade Iraq in 2003. READ MORE

  3. 3. PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS? A qualitative study investigating attitudes toward policy aimed at reducing meat consumption, especially a meat tax

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Daniel Burgos-Nyström; [2018-03-07]
    Keywords : beliefs; attitudes; meat tax; policy; cognitive dissonance; sustainable development;

    Abstract : In order to curb negative externalities from meat production and meat consumption policy measures have been investigated and were elaborated on by the Swedish board ofagriculture in 2013. Due to subsequent inaction despite increasing awareness of seriousconsequences for animal welfare, the environment and for human well-being caused by the meat industry, this thesis aims to investigate the grounds for political hesitancy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Restitiching the Common Thread : The Potential of Closed Loop Recycling in the Textile and Clothing Industry for Regional and Entrepreneurial Resilience in Northern Portugal

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Roman Isaac; [2018]
    Keywords : textile and clothing industry; closed loop recycling; circular economy; regional resilience; entrepreneurial resilience; sustainability; doughnut economics; cognitive mapping; Northern Portugal;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis explores how stakeholders in the textile and clothing industry (TCI) perceive the potential of closed loop recycling (CLR), a circular economy (CE) strategy, for entrepreneurial and regional resilience in Northern Portugal. Since textile and clothing production globally contributes significantly to breaching the planetary boundaries and increases social inequalities, a transition towards sustainable business practices is needed. READ MORE

  5. 5. An open source web GIS tool for analysis and visualization of elephant GPS telemetry data, alongside environmental and anthropogenic variables

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Patrick Kabatha; [2018]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; web GIS; web mapping; open source; wildlife; elephant; ecology; time series; GPS telemetry; Biology and Life Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The movement and distribution of ecologically important herbivores such as elephants are of great significance to conservation biologist seeking to understand the fundamental triggers that influence their mobility and the extent to which these parameters affect how they utilize their immediate and surrounding resources. The recent advancement in animal tracking technology coupled with the availability of moderate to high-resolution satellite data, permits scientists to develop elephant cognitive maps of their adjacent environment, thus offering novel opportunities for research in the fields of wildlife movement ecology and the wider conservation biology. READ MORE