Essays about: "timber frontier"

Found 5 essays containing the words timber frontier.

  1. 1. The end of the timber frontier in northern Sweden : early logging, natural forests and the frontier concept

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

    Author : Alice Cosatti; [2022]
    Keywords : timber frontier; Northern Sweden; Tjeggelvas nature reserve; Piteälven; Norrbotten; high-grading;

    Abstract : The Fennoscandian forests experienced drastic changes in the 19th century. The high demand for timber during the European industrialization pushed the timber companies towards increasingly remote forest landscapes for resource extraction. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Swedish Dream – appropriation of nature at the timber frontier in ‘Swedish America’, Norrland, 1850-1900

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Anton Blanck; [2021]
    Keywords : Keywords: socio-ecological transformations; modernity; human-nature relations; Sweden; environmental history; capitalist transitions; steam-power; historical natures; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis provides a historiographical account of the multiple socio-ecological transformations that occurred in Västernorrland, Sweden, during the second half of the 19th century. By engaging with ecological Marxist thinking, such as the world-ecology framework proposed by Jason W. READ MORE

  3. 3. Natural and cultural continuous cover forests in Sweden : how much remain and how are they managed?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Products

    Author : Robert Axelsson; [2006]
    Keywords : continuous cover forest; continuous cover forestry; forest dynamics; forest management;

    Abstract : Swedish forestry has a long and successful history of developing sustained production of wood. Consequently silviculture is dominated by clear-felling approaches, despite the fact that Swedish forests are ecologically and culturally diverse. A considerable proportion of our naturally dynamic forests were Continuous Cover Forests (CCF). READ MORE

  4. 4. Skogsbristen i Smålands bruksskogar : en studie av träkolsförbrukning vid Storebro Bruk 1793-1850

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

    Author : Ida Hedström; [2005]
    Keywords : skogsbrist; skogshistoria; järnbruk; skogsskötsel;

    Abstract : The forest in the county of Småland has been utilised for a long time. One of the most important forms of utilisation of wood has been charcoaling for the benefit of the iron industry. Shortage of forest in relation to the iron industry, was discussed already in the 17th century in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Anders Andersson hade eld i sin tjärdal" : en analys av Jonas Åströms dagböcker 1868-1891

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

    Author : Lena Sandberg; [2000]
    Keywords : skogshistoria; bondedagbok; Vindeln; tjärbränning;

    Abstract : "Anders Andersson had a fire in his tar-kiln ". Analysis of Jonas Åström 's peasant-diary 1868-1891 Peasant diaries are notes written by farmers, crofters and other people connected with small-scale agriculture. READ MORE