Essays about: "conservation of trees"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 169 essays containing the words conservation of trees.

  1. 1. Problematiken med att prissätta skyddsvärda träd : en kritisk granskning av två monetära värderingsverktyg för träd

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

    Author : Olivia Bjurström; Emil Seipel; [2023]
    Keywords : urbana träd; biologisk mångfald; särskilt skyddsvärda träd; naturskyddsvärden; monetär värdering; monetärt värde; instrumentellt värde; strukturellt värde; kvantifieringskritik;

    Abstract : I takt med att skyddsvärda träd i städer minskar har flera värderingsverktyg skapats för att skydda dessa genom att ge träd ett ekonomiskt värde. Många av dessa har fått kritik för att inte spegla trädens fulla värde. READ MORE

  2. 2. The impact of forest management methods on the ectomycorrhizal community and implications for forest productivity in needleleaf forests

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för miljö- och klimatvetenskap (CEC)

    Author : Oskar Göransson; [2023]
    Keywords : Ectomycorrhiza; forestry; clearcutting; continuous cover forestry; biodiversity; forest productivity; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Ectomycorrhizal fungi (ECM) form symbiotic relationships with trees by connecting to the roots, procuring soil nutrients in exchange for carbohydrates, and are an important contributor to plant growth. The forestry practice of clearcutting can be detrimental to the ECM community by removing its source of energy and creating unfavorable soil conditions, acutely reducing ECM diversity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modelling the Water Table in a Bog

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Tobias Bowley; [2023]
    Keywords : Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : Over the past five years, an ongoing study at INES, Lund University, have examined the encroachment of trees and vegetation into a bog ecosystem in northern Scania, Sweden. While several factors have been identified as contributing to this ecological transformation, including, nutrient availability, and climate, the hydrological aspect remains a key area of investigation. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Does money grow on trees? A study of five Swedish national parks using a GIS approach to analyse economic impact

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Ondrej Gomola; [2023]
    Keywords : national parks; economic impact; GIS; Sweden; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : National parks are key parts of worldwide conservation initiatives. Increasingly, they are being founded not only to meet conservation goals but also because of their potential positive impact on regional economies. READ MORE