Essays about: "forest"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2919 essays containing the word forest.

  1. 1. WOMEN IN FORESTRY, A VALUABLE ASSET OR BODIES OUT OF PLACE?

    University essay from Institutionen för matematiska vetenskaper

    Author : Kristina Nordh; [2019-02-20]
    Keywords : Gender Equality; Place; Body; Gender equality strategy; Forestry; Social Reproduction;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates what it can mean to be a woman in forestry in JönköpingCounty. It asks how the participant experience their situation as women in forestryand what gendered power structures appear in their stories. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ecology From Within: Ecocriticism and Allegory in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Word for World is Forest

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Joel Fransson; [2019-01-08]
    Keywords : ecology; nature; allegory; dualism;

    Abstract : This essay reads Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel The Word for World is Forest to explorewhether there is a connection between Cartesian dualism, allegorical reading, and environmentalistthought. To answer this the essay employs the philosophy and theoretical writings of Timothy Morton,namely The Ecological Thought and Ecology Without Nature. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pine production comparison : production potential of Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) and Slash pine (Pinus elliottii) in the southeastern USA in relation to initial density and forest management

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Åsa Ramberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Loblolly pine; Slash pine; Scots pine; management intensity; planting density;

    Abstract : The southeastern (SE) United States (US) produces more industrial timber than any other region in the world. Pine plantations in the southern US have increased from 1.8 million acres (728,400 ha) in the beginning of the 1950’s to 32 million acres (13 million ha) in the beginning of the 21st century, and cover 17 % of the forest land. READ MORE

  4. 4. Kommunikation och samordning i ett älgförvaltningsområde : om procedurer för översättning av kunskap och perspektiv

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

    Author : Jonatan Fogel; [2019]
    Keywords : samverkan; älgförvaltning; adaptiv förvaltning; praktisk teori; symbolisk interaktionism; översätta kunskap; översätta perspektiv; deltagande; kommunikation;

    Abstract : Älgen anses vara en symbolart för svenska skogen och i Sverige finns en lång tradition av att förvalta vår älgstam. Dagens älgförvaltning är ekosystembaserad, adaptiv och lokal förankrad med fokus på samverkan mellan aktörer som påverkar älgstammen för att nå älgförvaltningens mål ”en älgstam av hög kvalitet i balans med foderresurserna”. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pa(w)ticipatory design – Designing mediated wearable interaction between an air-scent search dog and a human

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Medieteknik

    Author : Kristin Olofsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Participatory design; Interaction design; Wearable technology; Empowerment; Animal-Computer Interaction; Interaction design; Human-Dog interaction; Deltagande design; Interaktionsdesign; Djur-Dator Interaktion; Människa-Hund Interaktion;

    Abstract : Designing for and with animals is common within Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI). However, studies involving animals within the design process has challenges due to verbal barriers, and an unclear methodology on how to both understand, and analyse animals in ACI. READ MORE