Essays about: "nature"

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  1. 1. Differences in velocity between the sexes and stages of courtship in a dance fly

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Filip Myllyaho; [2022-02-17]
    Keywords : Dansfluga; Hilara maura; höghastighetskamera; partner-val; Dance fly; Hilara maura; high-speed camera; mate choice;

    Abstract : Dance flies (Diptera: Empididae: Empidinae) are famous for their elaborate mating behaviour, which can be broken down to three distinct stages in adults: hunting, swarming, and mating. In many species, males hunt for prey that they present as nuptial gifts to recipient females in swarms, after which the pair will copulate in the air or after landing on nearby vegetation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making Use of the Factor Zoo: An unpretentious attempt to predict asset returns using machine learning methods.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Line Clausen; Jesper Strömberg; [2022-02-15]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Factor modeling with the purpose of estimating assets returns is a dynamic and ever changing subject within finance. Recent literature has presented over 300 different fac-tors that seem to have significance in predicting asset returns. This new phenomenon in factor modeling has been dubbed ”The Factor Zoo”. READ MORE

  3. 3. “The natural evolution of non-alignment” A qualitative case study of how Sweden’s identity as non-aligned is reconstructed through narratives in a changing security context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Dorotea Katthän; [2022-02-02]
    Keywords : non-alignment; identity; security; critical constructivism; strategic narratives; Sweden;

    Abstract : Sweden’s defence policy is characterized by non-alignment, which historically has meant avoiding military alliances to stay neutral in war. This policy of non-alignment is over 200 years old and deeply ingrained into Swedish national identity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Climate on the Horizon?: Gothenburg dockworkers’ framings of their political horizon regarding climate change

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Jakob Gometz; [2022-01-18]
    Keywords : Labour Environmentalism; Critical Materialism; Frame Analysis; Critical Theory; Ecological Marxism; Environmental Labour Studies;

    Abstract : The climate is rapidly warming, and this has triggered a global trend in mobilisation against climate change. Due to workers’ unique position within the capitalist mode of production the interest in the potential for labour mobilisation against climate change is growing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tofta Gnisvärd naturstråk : landskapsanalys och gestaltningsförslag för utveckling av Tofta strand

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

    Author : Jenny Hansen; Klara Kåks; [2022]
    Keywords : naturstråk; Gotland; Tofta strand; Gnisvärd; analys genom syntes; landskap som språk; ekologisk läskunnighet; integrerad landskapskaraktärsanalys ILKA;

    Abstract : Tofta strand mellan Tofta bad och Gnisvärds hamn är en av Gotlands mest välbesökta stränder. Landskapet har höga värden ur både ekologiska och sociala aspekter, då det på samma gång utgör en spektakulär naturmiljö med hög biologisk mångfald samtidigt som det är ett populärt område för turism och rekreation. READ MORE