Essays about: "natural resource management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 215 essays containing the words natural resource management.

  1. 1. The Guardian Forest : sacred trees and ceremonial forestry in Japan

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Oscar Nilzén; [2021]
    Keywords : sacred forests; shrine; Japan; religion; forest management;

    Abstract : Forests have played a major role in the development of human society across the world. It is therefore no surprise that a natural resource which is such an integral part of human life gave rise to religious beliefs, superstition and notions of the supernatural in connection to trees. READ MORE

  2. 2. Influence of land cover changes on organic carbon and organic nitrogen concentrations in Swedish rivers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Julia Iwan; [2021]
    Keywords : Total Organic Carbon TOC ; Total Organic Nitrogen TON ; Land Cover Change; Sweden; WaterBase; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : There is increasing pressure on freshwater systems due to excessive nutrient loading by anthropogenic sources. In Sweden, freshwaters have become browner due to increasing exports of organic matter from soils into streams, rivers, and lakes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Impact of management intensity on the plant diversity and soil carbon of grasslands in different agro-climatic regions of Sweden

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

    Author : Hugo Blomberg; [2021]
    Keywords : plant species richness; pasture; meadow; soil C; subarctic; humid continental; oceanic; ploughing; fertilization; temperate; continental;

    Abstract : Biodiversity loss is a global issue and within the EU and Sweden, funding is available for practices that can enhance biodiversity. Semi-natural grasslands, either cut or grazed, have proven to host a wide range of biodiversity that can serve important eco-system functions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Increasing forest mortality and its drivers: Simulating central European forests under climate change

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Marieke Scheel; [2021]
    Keywords : forest mortality; central Europe; competition; CO2; temperature; precipitation; DVM; LPJ-GUESS; simulation; reproducing data; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Increasing tree growth and mortality rates in Europe are still poorly understood and have been attributed to a variety of drivers. This study aimed to relate increasing forest mortality rates in six central European countries to climate drivers (CO2 concentration, temperature and precipitation) from 1985-2015, using a process-based vegetation model. READ MORE

  5. 5. BLUE GOVERNANCE: INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL COOPERATION IN THE ARCTIC REGION Arctic environmental management and the constitution of regimes concerning rules, norms and governance

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mathias Carlsson; [2020-11-13]
    Keywords : The Arctic; Cooperation; Governance; Environment; Blue Economy;

    Abstract : It has for a long time been called ‘the earth’s last frontier’ and its harsh environment has discouraged heavy investments in the region, up until now when all attention is directed towards the white dot on the map, the Arctic. By melting ices and permafrost, the natural resources of the Arctic have been made visible and actors are now preparing to exploit its assets. READ MORE