Essays about: "species diversity"

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  1. 1. The Green Area Factor, Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity : An investigation of the preservation of urban biodiversity within the city of Stockholm

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Alice Wikström; [2020]
    Keywords : Biodiversity; Urban Areas; Ecosystem Services; Green Infrastructure; Biotope Area Factor; Urban Planning; Urban Biodiversity; Sustainable Environment; Development District; Green Area Factor; Stockholm; Sweden; Green Infrastructure; Sustainable Urban Planning; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : Urbanization is increasing around the world and causes distress on the urban green areas as more and more people moves into cities. This leads to expansion and densification of the city and green areas within and around the cities run the risk of being exploited and fragmented. READ MORE

  2. 2. Occurrence of Phytophthora species in soils, and functional analysis of soil microbiomes on Biolog EcoPlates : a study on commercial soils, and forest and urban soils

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Catharina Schmidt; [2020]
    Keywords : Phytophthora; Fagus sylvatica; Quercus robur; soils; Biolog EcoPlates; Metabolic diversity;

    Abstract : Tree pathogenic Phytophthora species have been identified as a threat to health and stability of forests und urban trees. In Sweden most Phytophthora species are non-native and potentially invasive, and thus it is important to control their spread. READ MORE

  3. 3. Buskar : användning i offentliga planteringar

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Pernilla Fridberg; [2020]
    Keywords : buskar; artdiversitet; diversitet; artrikedom; gestaltning; offentliga miljöer; succession; beskärning; skötsel; värden; säsongsvariationer; växtkomposition; upplevelsevärden; succession; dynamik; konkurrensstrategi; shrubs; species diversity; biodiversity; design proposal; public environment; succession; pruning; management; values; season variations; plant composition; composition principles; experience value;

    Abstract : Idag används buskar framförallt i monotona samplanteringar där de betraktas som byggda element, synonyma med betong. Succession, dynamik och konkurrensstrategier har haft ingen eller mycket liten del i planeringen av gröna miljöer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Restoration strategies in boreal forests : prescribed burning and gap cutting effects on plant diversity and community composition

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Clara Espinosa Del Alba; [2020]
    Keywords : restoration ecology; boreal forest; fire; gap cutting; biodiversity; voluntary set-asides; vascular plants; bryophytes; forest management;

    Abstract : The boreal biome is one of the largest in the world and their forests have been widely exploited for centuries. Consequently, it has suffered ecological simplification and loss of biodiversity. Under these circumstances passive conservation is no longer enough and active restoration techniques need to be tested. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban expansion, land use change and development of landscape diversity in Södra Sandby, Lund municipality 1940-2019

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Karl Piltz; [2020]
    Keywords : Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Diversity is an important part of the health of our planet’s ecosystems and processes. Anthropogenic factors like urbanization and agriculture have altered the landscape and in turn had a negative effect on diversity. READ MORE