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Economic analyses of user interactions in the coastal zone
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2008-05-05)
Marine and coastal areas contain many resource types, with many uses and user groups. Conflicts are common, both over access to the same resource, and to avoid negative effects of others’ use. Such conflicts are expected to increase in extent and severity. Being able to analyze and understand the nature and consequences of the interactions between different user groups, how it affects their behaviour ...
Effect of viral RNA mimics and ISA virus infection on expression of key genes of the Atlantic salmon interferon system
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2008)
We have studied the innate immune responses of Atlantic salmon and how this responds to stimulation and infection by the aquatic orthomyxovirus Infectious salmon anemia virus (ISAV). This work has focused on the Type I interferon (IFN) system which is critically important in the vertebrate immune response against viral infections. As a part of this work we have studied the Atlantic salmon IFN ...
Animal-habitat relationships in high altitude rangelands
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2008-09-18)
This study conducted in the high altitude rangelands of Indian Transhimalaya, deals with basic questions regarding the ecology of an endangered species, the wildsheep Tibetan argali (Ovis ammon hodgsoni) and applied issues related to its conservation and potential conflict with the local nomadic pastoralists. The basic questions on ecology are aimed at delineating the habitat and resource selection ...
Boundary construction in mandated science : the case of ICES' advice on fisheries management
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2008-11-21)
What is the relationship between science and politics? What should it be? How are their respective roles conceived and acted out in practice? Should science and politics be clearly separated? How? Are there cases in which they can be usefully mixed? What cases are those, and are there some ways of mixing that are better than others? This project explores such questions by examining relationships ...
Information in financial markets : how private information affects prices, how it can be revealed and how it may be used
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2008-06-06)
The literature on financial markets is vast and it is probably safe to say that all tools in the economists’ tool case have been applied to this field. In this dissertation I will present three papers that are very diverse in their approach to the subject of finance, but have an important common theme; asymmetric information and efficiency in financial markets.
A bioeconomic perspective on the Norwegian Barents Sea cod fishery
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2008-11-14)