Supervision and evaluation of theses

Habilitations

Schmalz. B. (2015): Integrated ecohydrological modeling of aquatic ecosystems. Habilitation, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel (Reviewer).

Dissertations

a) in preparation

Khedr, H.: Integrating land use with river regulation effects on river flows and water quality. ESR 13 in the Euro-FLOW project.

Derepasko, D.: Towards integrated e-flow assessment at multiple scales. ESR 15 in the Euro-FLOW project.

Martinez Domingo, D.: Analysis and model-based description of the water and matter flow networks in mesoscale watersheds characterized by mixed rural/urban land-use. Supervision with Prof. K.-H. Feger / Dr. S. Julich (TU Dresden).

Kaim, A.: Identifying trade-offs between biodiversity and ecosystem services across multiple landscapes.

Locher, K.: Analysis of the land use change, fragmentation and ecosystem modeling of vegetation, at different spatial scale. University of Bonn und Universidad Austral de Chile. Supervision with Dr. Sven Lautenbach.

Witing, F.: Optimization of regional bioenergy production schemes regarding trade-offs with ecosystem services, water quality and biodiversity.

Mühlner, S.: The impact of afforestation on the interactions among selected ecosystem services and biodiversity in Saxony. Supervision with Dr. Sven Lautenbach.

Hernandez, C.: Environmental scenarios of natural resource management on coastal ecosystem. Case of Rio Verde basin, Mexico. Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg und Universidad del Mar in Oaxaca, Mexico.

b) finished

Hawtree, D. (2019): A Multi-Scale Assessment of Land-Use Impacts on Hydrologic Ecosystem Services in the Vouga Basin, North-Central Portugal. TU Universität Dresden and Universita degli Studi di Padova (Italy) (reviewer).

Kay, S. (2018): Assessment of Ecosystem Services provided by Agroforestry Systems on the Landscape Scale. University of Zurich (Switzerland) (external reviewer).

Damanik Ambarita, M.N. (2018): Ecological impact assessment of land use on river systems. University of Ghent (Belgium) (external reviewer).

Mwangi, H.M. (2016): Impact of Land Use Change and Climate Variability on Watershed Hydrology in the Mara River Basin, East Africa. TU Dresden and Bangor University (UK) (external reviewer).

Maharjan, G. (2015): Integrated watershed modeling of mountainous landscapes: Assessing the environmental performance of an intensive farming system in South Korea. University of Bayreuth (reviewer).

Landuyt, D. (2015): Bayesian belief networks in ecosystem service modelling. University of Ghent (Belgium) (external reviewer)

Arshad, M. (2015): Assessing the Feasibility of Managed Aquifer Recharge Under Uncertainty. Australian National University (external reviewer).

Koschke, L. (2015): The multi-criteria assessment of ecosystem services at a landscape level to support decision-making in regional and landscape planning. TU Dresden (reviewer).

Strauch, M. (2014): Integrated watershed modeling to assess the impact of changes in management and climate on water supplies and water quality in the Federal District of Brasilia. TU Dresden (reviewer).

Guillaume, J.H.A. (2014): Managing uncertainty in modelling of wicked problems: theory and application to Sustainable Aquifer Yield. Australian National University (external reviewer).

Rathjens, H. (2014): Improving the spatial representation of basin hydrology and flow processes in the SWAT model. Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel (reviewer)

Scheuer, S. (2013): Semantic enhancement of multicriteria risk assessment: With reference to flooding. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (reviewer).

Rouholahnejad, E. (2013): Hydrological Modeling of the Black Sea Basin under Changing Climate and Landuse. EAWAG and ETH Zurich, Switzerland (external reviewer).

Wahren, A. (2013): Impact of forests on the generation of floods: From the assessment in hydrological models to implementation. Dresden University of Technology (reviewer).

Liersch, S. (2011): Development of a GIS-based monitoring and information system to support adaptive management. Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittnberg. Supervision with Prof. Dr. Ralf Seppelt (UFZ).

Pause, M. (2011): Soil moisture retrieval using high spatial resolution Polarimetric L-Band Multibeam Radiometer (PLMR) data at the field scale. Supervision with Prof. Dr. Karsten Schulz, LMU-Munich and Angela Lausch, UFZ.

Willaarts, B. (2010): Landscape dynamics of Sierra Norte de Sevilla. Functional changes and implications for ecosystem services management. Universidad de Almeria, Spain.

Drewry, J.J. (2009): Modelling Water Quality in Eurobodalla Catchments. Australian National University (external reviewer).

Möller, M. (2008): Scale-specific derivation of thematic data for landscape analysis. Supervision with Prof. Dr. Volker Hochschild, Eberhardt-Karls-University Tübingen.

Diploma-, Master- and Bachelor theses

b) finished

Olliges, E.T.: Trend analyses of nutrent concentrations in the Ruhr river basin. Bachelor thesis University of Bonn (second reviewer).

Czaja, E.M.: Ecosystem Services of Urban Green in the City of Halle. Bachelor thesist, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (second reviewer).

Artelt, F.: Influence of different aggregation approaches for spatial geodata on SWAT model simulations. An example from the Salza catchment. Master thesis, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (Supervision with Dr. M. Strauch (UFZ)).

Rosche, P.: Simulating conservation tillage with SWAT and its influence on the water balance in the Salza catchment. Master thesis, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (Supervision with Dr. M. Strauch (UFZ)).

Kasner, M.: Calibration of Cosmic Ray neutron measurements related to vegetation and soil properties to estimate soil moisture. Master thesis, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg.

Hochberger, H. (2015): Interactions of precipitation and soil moisture dynamics and their impact on runoff generation in a small catchment in Central Germany. Master thesis, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. Supervision: Gerd Schmidt and Martin Volk.

Pohlmann, M. (2014): Characterization of the runoff conditions and sediment transport of the Kriebuschbach creek in the Salza catchment. Master thesis, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. Supervision: Gerd Schmidt and Martin Volk.

Watzema, J. (2014): Estimation of suspended load by using different approaches. A case study from the Mulde River Basin. Bachelor thesis, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. Supervision: Felix Witing and Martin Volk.

Otto, R. (2014): Assessing the impact of HRU aggregation schemes on model performance in SWAT. Master thesis, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg.

Ledermüller, S. (2014): Analysis of the WEAP model sensitivity considering the water balance components on the example of the Striegis catchment. Diploma thesis, University of Cologne.

Köhler, M.: Trends of nutrient concentrations and loads in the Saale and Elbe river basins. Bachelor thesis, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. Supervision: M. Strauch and M. Volk

Drigert, F. (2013): Trend analyses of hydrological and climatological time series in the catchments of the Zwickauer Mulde (Ore Mountains) and Bode (Harz). Diploma thesis, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg.

Knauer, J. (2012): Analysis of spatio-temporal LAI-modelling in SWAT and comparison with MODIS remote sensing data. Bachelor thesis, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (supervision with Prof. K. Schulz).

Witing, F. (2011): Comparison of different calibration strategies for improved consideration of landscape characteristics in SWAT. Diploma thesis, Dresden University of Technology.

Strauch, M. (2008): Influence of climate change and energy crop production on water balance and water quality using the SWAT model. Diploma thesis, Dresden University of Technology.

Feist, A. (2007): Delineation and classification of small-scale process units under consideration of nitrogen leaching in forested catchments in the State of Thuringia. Diploma thesis, University of Leipzig, Diploma thesis, Department of Geography, Faculty of Physics and Geosciences.

Steinert, M. (2006): Review of methods to evaluate the retention function of landscapes on the example of the Upper Ems River Basin. Diploma thesis, University of Leipzig, Diploma thesis, Department of Geography, Faculty of Physics and Geosciences.
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Liersch, S. (2005): Impact of land use changes and agricultural managment practices on water balance and nutrient fluxes of the Ems river basin in the State of North Rhine Westphalia. Diploma thesis, University of Potsdam, Institute of Geoecology

Gehrighausen, H. (2004): Object-based site characterization using remote sensing methods. - Diploma thesis, University of Potsdam, Institute of Geoecology.

Pfennig, Björn (2003): Comparison of two hydrologic models (PRMS und SWAT) in study areas with different landscape conditions. Diploma thesis, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Chemical-Geoscientific Fakulty, Institute for Geography, Department of Geoinfomatics and Geohydrology.

Sonnabend, B. (2002): Digital terrain analysis for the derivation of the soil distribution on different scale levels. Diploma thesis, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Diploma thesis, Department of Geography.

Benkenstein, K. (2002): Modelling of glacier ablation as a function of the altitudenal position on the glacier and time in relation to air temperature changes for two glaciers on Spitsbergen: Midre Lovenbreen and Austre Broggerbreen. Diploma thesis, University of Leipzig, Diploma thesis, Department of Geography, Fakulty of Physics and Geosciences.

Morgenstern, S. (2001): Application of different methods for the estimation of erosion processes in the Mulde watershed. Diploma thesis, Technical University of Dresden, Diploma thesis, Department of Geography.

Gränitz, S. (2000): A hierarchical method for the mesoscale investigation of waterbound material fluxes using the TOP-DOWN-approach. Diploma thesis, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Diploma thesis, Department of Geography.

Neubert, M. (2000): Impact of cultivation practices on the seeping water quality in the Torgau region. Modeling and assessment of the potential nitrate leaching in dependence of land use and cultivation intensity. Diploma thesis, Technical University of Dresden, Deprtament of Geography.

Bannholzer, M. (1998): Mesoscale modeling of the water balance as a base for ecological landscape assessments in the region Bitterfeld-Dessau-Wittenberg. Diploma thesis, University of Applied Sciences,  Rheinland-Pfalz, Department of Environmental Protection, .

Link, J. (1998): ATKIS- und integration of geoinformation in environmental research on the example of the Dessau district. Diploma thesis, University of Trier, Diploma thesis, Department of Geography.

Gatzsche, D. (1997): GIS-based analysis of remote sensing data for the determintation of land use in the Mulde River valley. University of Vechta