MSc Theses

If not available below, PDFs of Masters' theses can be found in the library catalogue of the University of Zurich.

Ongoing MSc Theses

Campo Jurado, Isabel
External
Relative importance of climate forcings on glaciers: the Little Ice Age and beyond
Dr. Martin Lüthi
In collaboration with Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETHZ
Hanselmann, Nicole
GEO
Analysis of surface structures and thermal distribution of Gornergletscher
ablation area with multispectral and thermal imagery
Dr. Martin Lüthi
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Könz, Riet Armon
GEO
Photogrammetric Analysis of Surge-type Movement on a Small Alpine Glacier
Dr. Martin Lüthi
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Luder, Marius
GEO
Zunehmende Wasserknappheit in den Voralpen: eine karsthydrologische Untersuchung im Gebiet Ybrig
Dr. Martin Lüthi
Dr. Ilja van Meerveld
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Powell, Jessica
GEO
Understanding physical drivers, risk, and adaptation to cloudburst and extreme flooding in the Ladakh region of India in the era of climate change
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Dr. Veruska Muccione
Schmucki, Gregor Rafael
GEO
Wie verbessern Drohnenbefliegungen gekoppelt mit detaillierten Feldaufnahmen die Prognose von künftigen Gerinneereignissen, insbesondere von Murgängen und stark Geschiebe führender Hochwasser? - Fallbeispiele unterschiedlich ausgeprägter Einzugsgebiete im Kanton Graubünden
Dr. Perry Bartelt
Christoph Graf
Dr. Yves Buehler
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Schön, Martina
GEO
The Impacts of Glaciers on Stream Biofilm Biomass – An interdisciplinary Journey into a harsh Ecosystem
Prof. Dr. Michael Zemp
Dr. Michail Styllas
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Stuber, Julian
GEO
Opportunities for geomorphological and glaciological research from the Arctic-wide high resolution ArcticDEM
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Walz, Seraina
GEO
Distribution of Ice Cliffs on Debris-covered Glaciers in High Mountain Asia
Dr. Francesca Pellicciotti
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli

Completed MSc Theses

2021
Meier, Selina
GEO
Impact of climate change on water availability in Tropical Andean catchments: a case study in the Vilcanota catchment, Peru PDF
Randy Muñoz Asmat
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Studer, Manuel
GEO
Small Scale Investigation of Debris Flow Dynamics in an Arctic Environment:
A Case Study on Disko Island, Greenland PDF
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Dr. Brian McArdell
Werthmüller, Sandra
ESS
The Trouble with Glaciers: A Case Study in the Region of San Juan, Argentina PDF
Dr. Frank Paul
Dr. Muriel Côte
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
2020
Brunner, Nina
ESS
Gletscher-Blockgletscher Beziehung beim Grubengletscher, Fletschhorngebiet, Wallis PDF
Dr. Isabelle Gärtner-Roer
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Epprecht, Stéphanie
GEO
Das Potenzial des Geographieunterrichts zur Biodiversitätsförderung. Eine Fallstudie auf der
Sekundarstufe II. PDF
Dr. Andreas Linsbauer
Dr. Itta Bauer
Rachel Lüthi
Prof. Dr. Norman Backhaus
Gantner, Andreas
GEO
Reconstructing the Geodetic Mass Balance of Thompson Glacier,
Axel Heiberg Island, Canada PDF
Prof. Dr. Michael Zemp
Dr. Laura Thomson
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Honegger, Roger
GEO
Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Surface Elevation Change at Marine-Terminating Outlet Glacier Eqip Sermia, Western Greenland in Relation to Front Position, Flow Velocity and Climate PDF
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Morard, Sarah
GEO
Re-analysis of ice deformation measurements in cold firn on Jungfraujoch PDF
Dr. Martin Lüthi
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Niggli, Laura
GEO
Analysis of climate change adaptation in the department of Cundinamarca (Colombia) based on projected climate change impacts on the department's hydrological resources and agroclimatic potential PDF
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Dr. Veruska Muccione
Thalmann, Michael
GEO
The Effect of Cold Ice on the Ablation of the Grenzgletscher PDF
Dr. Martin Lüthi
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
2019
Büechi, Emanuel
Spec. MA
Modelling of Landslide Susceptibilities in the Cordillera Blanca (Peru) PDF
Dr. Holger Frey
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Ganarin, Rahel
GEO
Where does it come from, where does it go? An Integral Assessment of the Supraglacial Debris Cover of Zmuttgletscher, Swiss Alps PDF
Dr. Nico Mölg
PD Dr. Tobias Bolch
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Manser, Danijar
GEO
Glacier-induced Tsunamis:
A wood anatomical reconstruction in West Greenland PDF
Dr. Holger Gärtner
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Nyfeler, Matthias
GEO
Impacts of current and future deglaciation on water and sediment availability in the Lötschental, Valais. PDF
Dr. Holger Frey
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Röthlin, Sebastian
ESS
Assessment of vegetation dynamics in the glacier fore-fields ofthe Swiss Alps based on 30 years of Landsat data PDF
Dr. Frank Paul
Dr. Rogier De Jong
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Schudel, Simon
GEO
Ice Sheet Margin on the Rocks – A Century of Thinning, Retreat and Velocity Measurements at a Land-Terminating Ice Sheet Margin in West Greenland PDF
Dr. Martin Lüthi
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Thür, Angela
GEO
Perceptions of low and high flow water risks in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru PDF
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Alina Motschmann
Prof. Dr. Norman Backhaus
Wehrli, Stefan
GEO
The influence of digital elevation model data on debris flow runout modelling PDF
Brian McArdell
Ilmar Hurkxkens
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Zapata Torres, Marco
GEO
A New Time-Dependent Limit-Equilibrium Model to Understand Progressive Failure in Bedrock Slopes on the Grimsel Pass PDF
Dr. Simon Allen
Leith Kerry
Aaron Jordan
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
2018
Christen, Miriam
GEO
Rock-ice avalanches with exceptionally long runout distances:
Analysis and numerical modelling of worldwide events PDF
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Dr. McArdell Brian, WSL
Prof. Dr. F.A. Amann Florian, RWTH Aachen
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Denzinger, Florian
GEO
Structure from Motion using historical aerial images to analyse changes in surface elevation and volume on Abramov Glacier, Kyrgyzstan
Dr. Horst Machguth
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Hunziker, Oliver
GEO
Morphologic changes and related processes of a disintegrating glacier tongue PDF
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Müller, Johann
Schärer, Christine
GEO
Evolution of a moraine-breaching landslide in the recently deglaciated area of the Findelengletscher PDF
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Dr. Nico Mölg
Dr. Isabelle Gärtner-Roer
von Rickenbach, Daniel
GEO
Automatische Identifizierung potentieller Lawinenanrissgebiete - Evaluierung und Vergleich verschiedener Algorithmen im Kontext grossflächiger Gefahrenhinweiskartierungen PDF
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Dr. Yves Bühler
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
2017
Graf, Melanie Denise
Local climate-related impacts in Central Switzerland: attributable to climate change? PDF
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Holzbecher, Anna
Current and future evolution of the GLOF-hazard in the Bhilangna Valley, Indian Himalaya PDF
Dr. Simon Allen
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Kessler, Alexandra
Precipitation threshold for debris flows and landslides in the Säntis region PDF
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Maag, Fabienne
Re-Analyse glaziologischer und geodätischer Massenbi-lanzen für den Tujuksu Gletscher im nördlichen Tien Shan Gebirge, Kasachstan PDF
PD Dr. Tobias Bolch
Prof. Dr. Michael Zemp
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Millhäusler, Andrea
Multitemporal geomorphological investigation of a talus slope in the Swiss National Park (SNP) PDF
PD Dr. Tobias Bolch
Dr. Philip Claudio Jörg
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Peter, Adrian
Flow patterns of a maritime-terminated outlet glacier in West-Greenland derived from oblique photography PDF
Dr. Martin Lüthi
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Reinthaler, Johannes
Analysis of decadal glacier changes on active
volcanoes in Latin America PDF
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Dr. Frank Paul
Hugo Delgado
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Schwendener, Lea
Wandernde Blöcke - Ein Vergleich von Gletschertischbewegungen in den Schweizer Alpen PDF
Prof. Dr. Michael Zemp
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Sutter, Larissa Lucille
A Geochronological Reconstruction
of Tsunami-Events Triggered by the Eqip Sermia
in West Greenland PDF
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Zeltner, Noah
Using the Google Earth Engine for Global Glacier Change Assessment PDF
Prof. Dr. Michael Zemp
Dr. Frank Paul
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
2016
Fehlmann, Michael
Dynamics of rockfall hazard and risk from past to future: a case study in Täsch (VS), Switzerland PDF
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Daniel Trappmann
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Huber, Jacqueline
The Glacier Inventory of the Antarctic Peninsula - A Reassessment of Existing Datasets PDF
Prof. Dr. Michael Zemp
Dr. Frank Paul
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Mösch, Samuel
Global patterns of climate-related risks
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Dr. Simon Allen
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Peneder, Michael
The Weissmies Hanging Glacier - Analysis of its Evolution and the Underlying Destabilisation Processes PDF
Dr. Jérome Faillettaz
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Ramp, Annette
Volumenänderung am Oberaargletscher seit 1851 basierend auf historischen und modernen geodätischen Überwachungsmethoden PDF
Prof. Dr. Michael Zemp
Dr. Philip Claudio Jörg
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Riebler, Tobias
Statistical analyses of spatial and temporal variability of ground surface temperatures in alpine terrain PDF
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Benno Staub
Stäubli, Anina
Analysis of weather- and climate-related disasters in mountain regions using different disaster databases PDF
Dr. Samuel Nussbaumer
Prof. Dr. Christian Huggel
Dr. Simon Allen
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
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