Recent Submissions

  • Downhill shift of alpine plant assemblages under contemporary climate and land-use changes 

    Bhatta, Kuber Prasad; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Vetaas, Ole Reidar (Ecological Society of America, 2018-01-10)
    Compositional changes in Himalayan vegetation in response to the major drivers of biodiver- sity loss, climate change and land-use change, are barely documented. We quantify temporal changes in the alpine vegetation of ...
    Journal article
  • Spatiotemporal dynamics of plant assemblages under changing climate and land-use regimes in central Nepal Himalaya 

    Bhatta, Kuber Prasad (The University of Bergen, 2018-08-31)
    The trajectories of vegetation and landscape dynamics have been redirected globally by climate change and land-use change. The drivers and mechanisms of the spatiotemporal changes are likely scale dependent and are most ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Analysis of Traffic in Mexico City: Mapping of the System’s Dynamic Structure and Policy Recommendation 

    Jiménez Tress, Manuel A. (The University of Bergen, 2018-07-07)
    This thesis documents a System Dynamics study in which the problem of vehicle traffic in Mexico’s City is analysed. The document explored the System Dynamic methodology that was used, the results of the dynamic model and ...
    Master thesis
  • The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project 

    Hudson, Lawrence N.; Newbold, Tim; Contu, Sara; Hill, Samantha L. L.; Lysenko, Igor; De Palma, Adriana; Phillips, Helen R. P.; Alhusseini, Tamera I.; Bedford, Felicity E.; Bennett, Dominic J.; Booth, Hollie; Burton, Victoria J.; Chng, Charlotte W. T.; Choimes, Argyrios; Correia, David L. P.; Day, Julie; Echeverría-Londoño, Susy; Emerson, Susan R.; Gao, Di; Garon, Morgan; Harrison, Michelle L. K.; Ingram, Daniel J.; Jung, Martin; Kemp, Victoria; Kirkpatrick, Lucinda; Martin, Callum D.; Pan, Yuan; Pask-Hale, Gwilym D.; Pynegar, Edwin L.; Robinson, Alexandra N.; Sanchez-Ortiz, Katia; Senior, Rebecca A.; Simmons, Benno I.; White, Hannah J.; Zhang, Hanbin; Aben, Job; Abrahamczyk, Stefan; Adum, Gilbert B.; Aguilar-Barquero, Virginia; Aizen, Marcelo A.; Albertos, Belén; Alcala, A. L.; Alguacil, Maria del Mar; Alignier, Audrey; Ancrenaz, Marc; Andersen, Alan N.; Arbeláez-Cortés, Enrique; Armbrecht, Inge; Arroyo-Rodriguez, Victor; Aumann, Tom; Axmacher, Jan C.; Azhar, Badrul; Azpiroz, Adrián B.; Baeten, Lander; Bakayoko, Adama; Báldi, András; Banks, John E.; Baral, Sharad K.; Barlow, Jos; Barratt, Barbara I. P.; Barrico, Lurdes; Bartolommei, Paola; Barton, Diane M.; Basset, Yves; Batáry, Péter; Bates, Adam J.; Baur, Bruno; Bayne, Erin M.; Beja, Pedro; Benedick, Suzan; Berg, Åke; Bernard, Henry; Berry, Nicholas J.; Bhatt, Dinesh; Bicknell, Jake E.; Bihn, Jochen H.; Blake, Robin J.; Bobo, Kadiri S.; Bóçon, Roberto; Boekhout, Teun; Böhning-Gaese, Katrin; Bonham, Kevin J.; Borges, Paulo A. V.; Borges, Sérgio H.; Boutin, Celine; Henden, John-André; Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Sheil, Douglas (Wiley, 2017-01)
    The PREDICTS project—Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems (—has collated from published studies a large, reasonably representative database of comparable samples ...
    Journal article
  • Public Policy Improvements to Norwegian Salmon Aquaculture Operations – A Case Study 

    Mcconnell, Erica Jane (The University of Bergen, 2018-06-29)
    The aquaculture industry is an important food production industry both in Norway and around the world. As a young industry, it is still developing and growing. Industry-wide challenges exist, including but not limited to ...
    Master thesis
  • Seasonal Migration and Livelihood Resilience in the Face of Climate Change in Nepal 

    Gautam, Yograj (International Mountain Society (IMS), 2017)
    Migration for work remains a livelihood strategy in subsistence farming communities globally, especially in view of unprecedented environmental change. Farmers in the high Himalaya migrate during the winter, when farming ...
    Journal article
  • Cross-sector Collaboration in upper secondary School vocational education: experiences from two industrial towns in Sweden and Norway 

    Rusten, Grete; Hermelin, Brita (Taylor & Francis, 2017)
    This study explores industry–education collaboration on vocational education and training (VET) in upper secondary schools in Sweden and Norway, with particular attention to the initiatives, organisation and operational ...
    Journal article
  • Risiko- og sårbarheitsanalyse av eit reservevassverk på Bømoen, Voss 

    Haukanes, Line (The University of Bergen, 2018-06-05)
    Oppgåva tek føre seg eit prosjekt der Voss kommune vurderer om dei skal etablera eit reservevassverk på Bømoen. Målet med oppgåva er å legga fram ein plan for å verna vassressursane i området, og ein risiko- og ...
    Master thesis
  • Grunnvannsundersøkelser av fjellparti Joasete-Høgsete, Flåm, Aurland kommune 

    Soldal, Berit (The University of Bergen, 2018-06-05)
    I et område mellom Joasete, Høgsete og Aurlandsfjorden er det gjennomført hydrogeologiske undersøkelser. Fjellet i deler av området er påvist å være ustabilt, og hydrogeologiske undersøkelser kan gi tilleggsinformasjon om ...
    Master thesis
  • Spatial dynamics of species distributions in an anthropogenic landscape in the context of climate change 

    Suwal, Madan Krishna (The University of Bergen, 2018-06-08)
    Introduction: Climate change and land-use (intensity) change are factors that force biological organisms to change their geographical distributions. These two global drivers, both alone and in combination, have a large ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Climatic variables determining Rhododendron sister taxa distributions and distributional overlaps in the Himalayas 

    Suwal, Madan Krishna; Vetaas, Ole Reidar (International Biogeography Society, 2017)
    Endemic species in mountains are vulnerable to rapid climate change. We elucidated distributional overlaps and related climatic variables for two endemic sister taxa of Rhododendron and a generalist with respect to current ...
    Journal article
  • A Study of Labor Migration and Remittance Economy of Nepal; a System Dynamics Approach 

    Lamichhane, Sandesh (The University of Bergen, 2018-02-03)
    There is an increasing trend in emigration from Nepal to developed countries as a migrant worker since last two decades. With an increase in labor emigration there is increasing share of international migrant workers ...
    Master thesis
  • Linking the bottom-up and top-down evolution of regional innovation systems to policy: organizations, support structures and learning processes 

    Njøs, Rune (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    The literature is ambiguous about whether regional innovation systems (RIS) evolve bottom-up or top-down. This is reflected in RIS policies, which tend to focus on either development of the actor level, i.e. organizations ...
    Journal article
  • The role of multilevel dynamics and agency in regional industry renewal 

    Njøs, Rune (The University of Bergen, 2018-05-15)
    This dissertation investigates the theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of evolutionary economic geography (EEG) and its approach to regional restructuring. A dynamic approach considering that regional industries are ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Cluster policy and regional development: scale, scope and renewal 

    Njøs, Rune; Jakobsen, Stig-Erik (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
    Consistent with Marshallian/Porterian theories, the Norwegian cluster policy has been linked to the development of specialized regional industry environments. Cluster projects are relatively sector-specific entities often ...
    Journal article
  • Essays on dynamic non- cooperative games based on simulations and experiments 

    Arango, David Lara (The University of Bergen, 2018-04-27)
    This thesis studies ways to improve Non-Cooperative Game theory (NCGT) as a policy making methodology. NCGT allows to categorize a wide range of situations and to provide solutions. However, the effectiveness of such ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Svartelistearter i Bergen - En trussel for det biologiske mangfoldet? 

    Kvalnes, Katrine Lutro (Universitetet i Bergen (UiB), 2015-11-17)
    The subject of this Masters thesis is alien species; a topic of increasing debate within the field of biogeography in recent years. Alien species are species that, aided by human activity, are able to spread beyond the ...
    Master thesis
  • Large-Scale Sugarcane Ethanol Production and Its Implications to Ethiopia: A System Dynamics Approach 

    Nigatu, Aemiro Nigussie (The University of Bergen, 2017-12-21)
    Ethiopia imports oil products for its fuel requirements, and the demand for fuel is rapidly increasing. Research indicates that imported fuel accounts for the lion‟s share of the total import expenditure and absorbs much ...
    Master thesis
  • 20th century Betula pubescens subsp. czerepanovii tree- and forest lines in Norway 

    Bryn, Anders; Potthoff, Kerstin (Pensoft, 2017-11-23)
    Background: Georeferenced tree- and forest line data has a wide range of applications and are increasingly used for e.g. monitoring of climate change impacts and range shift modelling. As part of a research project, ...
    Journal article
  • Blackouts in Nepal & Dynamic pricing 

    Regmi, Pradip (The University of Bergen, 2017)
    This paper mainly analyzes the power shortage in Nepal by using the system dynamics (SD) tools. From the last ten years, Nepal has been facing the challenge of load shedding and it is increasing year by year because the ...
    Master thesis

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