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Chironomid response to prehistoric farming in northwest Ireland
This article-based PhD thesis explored the utility and performance of chironomid (Diptera: Chironomidae) autecology in the investigation of prehistoric farming impacts on freshwater lake systems. Chironomid subfossils, ...
An exploration of the European landscape convention as a guiding framework for multi-scalar landscape governance in the territories of Catalonia (Spain) and the Republic of Ireland
The spatial dimensions of many social, economic and environmental challenges facing 21st century societies can be addressed through the idea of landscape. Scholars working in the area of environmental and landscape change ...
Irish farm succession and inheritance; an examination of farmers’ economic decision-making strategies as socially-constructed risk assessment
(NUI Galway, 2019-03-28)
Intergenerational farm transfer is increasingly viewed as fundamental to the sustainability and development of global agriculture, with an expectation that younger farmers, with more effective and efficient production ...
Paleolimnological investigations on a nutrient polluted freshwater lake, Lough Muckno, Northeast Ireland – Reconstructing anthropogenic impacts across timescales
This project is based on a paleolimnological investigation at Lough Muckno, a large lake system located in County Monaghan, Republic of Ireland. The investigation is centered on a sediment core retrieved from the lake and ...
Medieval settlement enclosures and resource management of living trees in Gaelic Ireland
(NUI Galway, 2019-08-23)
The aim of this thesis is to problematise and investigate relationships between living trees and earthen settlement enclosures, mainly termed ráth and commonly used by Gaelic society in medieval Ireland (c. 8th – 17th ...