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Finished theses

The list only includes theses and doctoral theses from 2020 onwards that were first supervised in our group.

PhD theses

  • Anne-Kathleen Malchow: "Developing an integrated platform for predicting niche and range dynamics: inverse calibration of spatially-explicit eco-evolutionary models" (2023), Main supervisor: Damaris Zurell

Master theses

  • Raya Keuth: "Quantifying extinction risks using species distribution models - a simulation approach" (2024). Main supervisor: Damaris Zurell
  • Verena Bischoff: "Carbon degradation and potential greenhouse gas production in a changing Arctic thermokarst landscape – a case study from drained lake basins on the Yukon Coastal Plain, Canada" (2023). Main supervisor: Juliane Wolter
  • Valén Holle: "Blacklisting potential Pacific plant invaders using species distribution models – uncertainties through species and environmental inputs" (2023). Main supervisor: Damaris Zurell
  • Levin Wiedenroth: "Niche and range shifts in North American forests birds over four decades of climate change" (2023), Main supervisor: Damaris Zurell
  • Anna Rönnfeldt: "Realised niche shifts of plants introduced to islands vs. mainland" (2023). Main supervisor: Damaris Zurell
  • Anshika Kulshrestha: "Dynamic occupancy models using Bayesian methods: An analysis using Swiss breeding bird data" (2022). Main supervisor: Damaris Zurell
  • Mingjian Xiahou: "Effects of spatial autocorrelation on dynamic occupancy models: Estimating birds range dynamics over a 14-year time period in Switzerland" (2020). Main supervisor: Damaris Zurell

Bachelor theses

  • Milena Gottschalk: "Comparison of Eurasian lynx dispersal kernels in five model landscapes with different degree of fragmentation" (2022). Main supervisor: Damaris Zurell
  • Elisabeth Riegel: "Variation in white stork movement behavior within and between years" (2021). Main supervisor: Damaris Zurell
  • Katharina Matthes: "Diversity and biogeography of Sansevieria Thunb. in Africa" (2021). Main supervisor: Christian König
  • Bennett Stolze: "Estimating seasonal niche tracking behaviour of white storks using citizen-science data" (2021). Main supervisor: Guillermo Fandos / Damaris Zurell