MSc Topics

Further possible topics

Please be aware that the topics listed here are current ideas/suggestions and are often related to ongoing research projects in our group. Therefore, possible topics might be adapted to changed opportunities in these larger projects and to your specific interests. Please contact us for more information. Usually it useful to meet early with the potential supervisor(s) to discuss the scope of the project.


Simulation of intermittent stream dynamics with a fully distributed model.

Jan Seibert Ilja van Meerveld Mirjam Scheller

Spatial variation in streamflow and water quality on the Zuriberg

Ilja van Meerveld Mirjam Scheller

What is the spatial variation in soil depth and bedrock topography in the Studibach catchment?
Ilja van Meerveld

Relation between soil wetness conditions and transpiration rates in a pre-Alpine catchment
Ilja van Meerveld Maria Staudinger

Effects of land restoration on streamflow: trend detection and model simulation
Ilja van Meerveld

Value of different types of hydrological data (snow, groundwater, soil moisture) in hydrological modelling
Jan Seibert

Topographic wetness indices to describe spatial variations of soil moisture

Jan Seibert

Crowd-based observation approaches in hydrology. Jan Seibert

Stream network dynamics – where do the streams begin?

Jan Seibert Ilja van Meerveld

Landscape analysis of variation in stream discharge for a boreal region in Northern Sweden.Jan Seibert

Lernen durch Beteiligung - Kommunikation zwischen Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft am Beispiel des Projektes CrowdWater  Jan Seibert

Precipitation gradients in Switzerland Maria Staudinger Daniel Viviroli

Appropriate time resolution of precipitation data for flood estimation in small catchments
Maria Staudinger Daniel Viviroli

Emme flood in summer 2022 – feasibility study integrating radar precipitation data for event simulation 
Maria Staudinger Daniel Viviroli

How does information content change from a data source to the input data of a model? Information theory approach Maria Staudinger