Essays about: "recent history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 242 essays containing the words recent history.

  1. 1. The effect of temperature on life history traits of perch (Perca fluviatilis) and its implications for population age- and size structure

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Aquatic Resources

    Author : Malin Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Specific growth; von Bertalanffy growth model; Mortality; Size structure; Size-spectra; Fish; Perch; Perca fluviatilis; Climate change;

    Abstract : The effects of increasing water temperature on key life history traits of fish (e.g. growth rate and maximum body size) have in recent years received considerable attention, but evidence remains inconclusive. READ MORE


    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Ted Kurmaku; Musa Kumrija; [2020]
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    Abstract : Software testing is among the most critical parts of the software development process. The creation of tests plays a substantial role in the evaluation of software quality yet being one of the most expensive tasks in software development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cotula coronopifolia : invasive or just another alien species?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Lina Tomasson; [2020]
    Keywords : Cotula coronopifolia; dispersal mechanism; invasive species;

    Abstract : It is known that alien species can become invasive in a new environment and in new geographic areas. The recent and rapid expansion of Cotula coronopifolia (cotula)on the island of Öland in Sweden has raised questions about its potential invasiveness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Undermining the Local: Power, Acceptance, and Confidence surrounding a Chilean Mining Operation : Social Impacts of the Mining Operation Los Pelambres on the Cuncumén Community

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Julia Schwab; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Ethnography; Social License to Operate; Mining; Power; Trust; Victim Mentality;

    Abstract : The present ethnographic research explores the socio-economic repercussions of a copper mining operation in Chile on its host community. By examining the development of the relationship between this local community and the mining company since the latter’s arrival, this thesis sheds light on the possible (secondary) impacts of corporate social responsibility (CSR) measures and participatory spaces on intracommunal dynamics. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Incomprehensible Scale of the Anthropocene: The Relevance of the Sublime in VanderMeer's 'Annihilation' and Anthropocene Fiction

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Leila Francis; [2020]
    Keywords : sublime; Annihilation; Jeff VanderMeer; Anthropocene fiction; climate fiction;

    Abstract : This paper examines the relationship between the sublime and the Anthropocene, the period in earth’s geological history characterized by human impact upon the planet. As the genre of Anthropocene fiction, or climate fiction, has emerged in recent years, difficulties in defining the new genre as well as identifying useful tropes and forms within cli-fi novels has given rise to several proposed methods of understanding the Anthropocene. READ MORE