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

Biland, Fabian
GEO
The use and perception of landscape from hiking trails
in the UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Vuokko Heikinheimo
Christen, Fabienne
GEO
Extracting cultural landscape properties of UNESCO cultural heritage sites in Switzerland
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Graf, Philipp
GEO
Trends in European Climate Change Perception: Where the Effects of Climate Change go unnoticed
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Kaufmann, Dominik
GEO
Semantic Similarities - A systematic approach to characterize and classify cities
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Stuber, Julian
GEO
Opportunities for geomorphological and glaciological research from the Arctic-wide high resolution ArcticDEM
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vieli
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Sturzenegger, Sophie
GEO
What makes an Urban Public Space popular?
A Data-Based Analysis of Existing Urban Public Spaces in the City of Zurich
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Wysling, Laura
GEO
Where to improve cycling infrastructure? A case study on the city of Paris.
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves

Completed MSc Theses

2021
Arnet, Hans Thomas
GEO
Die Abgrenzung von Wald - Wo beginnt der Wald und wo hört er auf? Fallstudie im Kanton Aargau PDF
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Dr. Flurina Wartmann
Brandenberg, Natalie
GEO
Automatisches Extrahieren von Landschaftsbeschreibungen aus öffentlich zugänglichen Texten über den Kanton Schwyz PDF
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Dr. Maarten van Strien
Wyler, Lisa
GEO
Characterisation of the Evolution of Vineyards in Canton of Ticino and Moesa Region since the 1930s PDF
Patrik Krebs
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
2020
Amrhein, Adina
GEO
Three-Dimensional Topographic Model
as Public Participation GIS:
A tool for place-based Wind Energy Planning?
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Stefanie Müller
Frey, Tobias
GEO
The Cultural Eye. Exploring Cultural Differences in Landscape Preference based on Flickr Images. PDF
Dr. Olga Koblet
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Füglister, Benjamin
GEO
From Text to Coordinates: Machine-Coding the Location of Historical Battles to Create a New Spatial Conflict Dataset PDF
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Grcic, Tomislav
Spec. MA
Understanding changes in tourists' behavior in the last decade
of tourism in Croatia using User-generated content PDF
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Hug, Dario
GEO
Comparison of Bike Sharing Systems (BSS) in Different Cities and the Impact of Different Influencing Factors PDF
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Ralph Straumann
Lechtenböhmer, Marius
Spec. MA
Uncertainty aware density estimation with user-generated tick bite data PDF
Prof. Dr. Patrick Laube
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
2018
Baumann, Markus
GEO
Approach to the perception of wilderness based on user generated open data PDF
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Dr. Nicole Bauer
Olga Chesnokova
Hanimann, David
GEO
Geotagged Tweets as a Proxy for Human Settlements PDF
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Emanuele Strano
Schönenberger, Christoph
Spec. MA
Analysis of Planned Route Trajectories to Gain Insights into Route Planning Behaviour for Backcountry Ski Tours PDF
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Stephan Harvey
Frank Techel
Urner, Jorim
Incorporating Spatio-Temporal Context for Predicting the Next Place Using Neural Networks and Random Forests PDF
Dominik Bucher
Martin Raubal
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
2017
Bär, Manuel
Development, Implementation, Assessment and Analysis of a Real-Time Tile-Based Location-Based Game for Geographic Information Mining Regarding Land Cover Data
PDF
Dr. Flurina Wartmann
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Henzi, Martina
Mapping and GIS analysis of place names along the Sonora coast in Mexico PDF
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Dr. Flurina Wartmann
Korporaal, Michelle
Der Einfluss von Unsicherheitsvisualisierungen auf kartenbasierte Entscheidungen ohne und unter Zeitdruck PDF
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Prof. Dr. Sara Irina Fabrikant
Ludwig, Andreas
Automatisierte Erkennung von tiefgreifenden gravitativen Hangdeformationen mittels geomorphometrischer Analyse von digitalen Geländemodellen PDF
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
2016
Duss, Joël
Die naive Geographie von Fliessgewässern: Wie werden Fliessgewässer im Vergleich zu hydrologischen Konzepten beschrieben?
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
Pfister, Regula
Extraktion von Hängen rund um Anrisszonen - Eine Methode angewendet auf Unfalllawinen PDF
Prof. Dr. Ross Purves
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