Essays about: "ecosystem responses"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the words ecosystem responses.

  1. 1. Planning for Viable Forests with High Biodiversity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Anja Herdesang; [2018]
    Keywords : Anja Herdesang; Planning for Viable Forests with High Biodiversity; forestry; foresters; forester; biodiversity; ecosystem; forest; sustainability; extinction; speices; refinement; nature; clear-cut; cuts; monocultured; forests; alternative; concervation; enviromental laws; even-aged; continuous; silvicultural; wood products; cost-effectiveness; Protection; timber; pulp; production; forest owners; harvesting; red-listed; violations; protected; effective management; ecosystem responses; disturbance; Cross-disciplinary cooperation; climax and carrying capacity; index; describing the abiotic basic Prerequisites for Biodiversity APB ; guideline; trees connected; wildlife connectivity; continuity; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Biology and Life Sciences; Cultural Sciences; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In recent decades, the rate of extinction of species is increasing due to human use and refinement of nature. This has resulted in a large amount of research throughout the world. Forestry today is mostly based on clear cuts, and many natural forests have been cut down and replaced with monocultured forests. READ MORE

  2. 2. Local perceptions of changes in ecosystem services and climate : case study in Ecuadorean Sierra

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Anna Sundqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : traditional ecological knowledge; ecosystem services and goods; climate change;

    Abstract : Anthropogenic-induced land-use and land-cover change is a threat to biodiversity and ecosystem services, and contribute to global climate warming. Forests are essential in the climate system and store a large part of the global carbon. READ MORE

  3. 3. Constructing and developing an integrated smart spatial database for Malmö Municipality : case study : Västra innerstaden in Malmö

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Sayed Hassan Alavi; [2018]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; GIS section of street and park department of Malmö Municipality; consistency; integration; iTRIMAN; traffic database; smart database; geomatics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : GIS Section of Street and Park department of Malmö Municipality continuously receives new spatial data from different contractors that need to be saved to the GIS section traffic database. Due to spatial relationships and daily updates of traffic database, it is evident that the traffic database requires more consistency and integration in an automatic way. READ MORE

  4. 4. The future of digital platforms : An exploration of Generation Z’s needs and expectations

    University essay from KTH/Teknisk informationsvetenskap

    Author : Loviisa Jenny Maria Läärä; [2018]
    Keywords : Multisided platforms; Generation Z; platform-based innovations; Information and communication technologies; Multisided-plattformar; Generation Z; Platform-baserade innovationer; Information och kommunikationsteknik;

    Abstract : In today’s platform economy, the postal industry has been disrupted with emerging technologies and changing consumer needs. While the physical letter volumes continue to decrease, postal operators seek new sources of customer value through digital innovations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is above- and belowground phenology of Eriophorum vaginatum in sync in a peatland underlain by permafrost?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Amanda Ögren; [2017]
    Keywords : phenology; root growth; NDVI; permafrost; northern ecosystem;

    Abstract : The phenology of plants in northern ecosystems is currently changing. Roots have a key role in these ecosystems, though the phenology of roots is still poorly understood. READ MORE