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

Bernasconi, Davide
GEO
Using tree rings to assess air quality in Klosters, Graubünden
Prof. Dr. Paolo Cherubini
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Dollenmeier, Wasja
GEO
Determination of soil disturbances in Geopark Estrela (Portugal)
Dr. Gerald Raab
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Gemperle, Jana
GEO
Plastic is in the air: Monitoring particulate pollution from aircrafts at Zurich Airport, Switzerland using nearby trees, a case study
Prof. Dr. Paolo Cherubini
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Paltenghi, Nicola
GEO
Tree Rings as Indicators of Past Reaction in Urban Trees
Prof. Dr. Paolo Cherubini
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Püntener, Dario
GEO
Soil erosion and age determination of soils in a forest-steppe ecosystem in Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Prof. Dr. Pavel Samonil
Rüegg, Philipp
GEO
Testing mountain pine (P. mugo) and green alder (A. viridis) for reconstruction of snow avalanches.
Dr. Paolo Cherubini
Dr. Holger Gärtner
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Stauffer, Samira
GEO
Temporal evolution of soil erosion in the Geopark Estrela (Portugal)
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Weber, Kurt
GEO
Foliar penetration of silver nanoparticles in 3 tree species: role of macro and micro-structures of leaves in foliar penetration
Prof. Dr. Paolo Cherubini
Paula Ballikaya
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli

Completed MSc Theses

2021
Bösiger, Michèle
GEO
Enhanced carbon sequestration and soil productivity with land improvement – a case study on orchards and vineyards in Sicily PDF
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Prof. Salvatore Raimondi
Schadegg, Jürg
GEO
Dendrogeomorphologische Untersuchung einer Rutschung
oberhalb von Ferden, VS PDF
Holger Gaertner
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
2020
Gargano, Alice
GEO
Tree-ring analyses to understand the impact of increasing drought frequency and severity on cacao trees in Ivory Coast (West Africa). PDF
Prof. Dr. Paolo Cherubini
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Kessler, Michael Thomas
GEO
Tree-ring records from Isla Hermite, Cape Horn: The possibility of detecting a signal of westerly winds PDF
Prof. Dr. Paolo Cherubini
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Passardi, Silvia
GEO
Wood anatomical response of Fokienia hodginsii to climate in Vietnam PDF
Prof. Dr. Paolo Cherubini
Dr. Brendan M. Buckley
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
2019
Büchler, Laura
GEO
Age Determination of the Outer Lateral Moraines of Barun Glacier in Nepal PDF
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Dr. Frank Paul
Demarmels, Romina
GEO
Sustainable Food Production with Biologicals
Testing the Effects of Different Mycorrhizal Products
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Marcel Van der Heijden
Dumitrescu, Mike
GEO
Age Determination of a Mire in the Wind


River Range Area, Wyoming. PDF
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Lutz, Selina
GEO
Artgerechte Pferdehaltung auf Paddock-Trails: Pilotprojekt zur Umsetzbarkeit einer naturnahen Bodenbefestigung auf Fruchtfolgeflächen unter Berücksichtigung von Bodenschutz und Tiergerechtheit
Rainer Schulin
Iris Bachmann
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
2018
Schmid, Olivia-Laura
GEO
Potential drivers of present distribution of Robinia pseudoacacia L. in the southern Alps, Ticino PDF
Marco Conedera
Paolo Cherubini
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Steinert, Teresa
GEO
Soil dating and redistribution in the Zofinsky Primeval Forest (Czech Republic) PDF
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Dr. Samuel Abiven
Pavel Samonil
Vögtli, Martina
GEO
Chemical and mineralogical fingerprinting of loess-mantled soils on different underlying substrates in Lower Silesia (Poland) PDF
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Jarosław Waroszewski
2017
Aus der Au, Rahel
Two Invasive Species in the Sandhills of Nebraska: Their Response to Drought and Their Water Use Efficiency PDF
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Burkhalter, Philippe
Dendrogeomorphologische Analyse der Rutschungsaktivitäten im Gebiet Bruust-Haltiwald, Gemeinde Horw, Kanton Luzern PDF
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Fontana, Giulia Anna Virginia
Dryas octopetala L.: Assessment of the dendrogeomorphological potential for past debris-flow events reconstruction in the Alps PDF
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Musso, Alessandra
Reconstruction of Holocene landscape evolution using mires situated in the Göschenen valley PDF
Prof. Dr. Max Maisch
Max Boxleitner
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Strub, Andrea Maria
Hangdynamik und Landschaftsentwicklung in der oberen Leventina: Fallbeispiel Anzonico PDF
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
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
2016
Halpern, Dieter
Investigation of Volcanic Sediments on the Nebrodi Mountains PDF
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
Ruppli, Annina
Erosion in an upland Mediterranean environment PDF
Prof. Dr. Markus Egli
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