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

Eichmann, Michael
GEO
New analysis of streamflow drought in the Alpine space
Dr. Massimiliano Zappa
Luzi Bernhard
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Frefel, Basil
GEO
Determining time of concentration for small lake watersheds in Switzerland for the use in eDNA sampling – a small scale modelling approach
Prof. Dr. Kristy Deiner
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
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
Montalbetti, Désirée
GEO
Reliability of Precipitation Products from Climate Models beyond Daily Rainfall Totals
Dr. Ilja van Meerveld
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Schädler, Larissa
GEO
Assessing snow ablation patterns and dynamics in the Dischma valley (Davos, GR): Linking multi-temporal terrestrial laser scanning observations to meteorological parameters
Dr. Ilja van Meerveld
Dr. Rebecca Mott-Grünewald
Michael Haugeneder
Schwarzenbach, Franziska
GEO
Value of Citizen Science Data for Hydrological Model Calibration and Improving Regionalization
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Dr. Ilja van Meerveld
Tobler, Hannes
ESS
Analyzing hydrological recession behavior using plant phenology
Dr. Maria Staudinger
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert

Completed MSc Theses

2021
Markwalder, Laura
GEO
Potentials and Challenges of Probabilistic Precipitation Data for Runoff Modelling: An Analysis of Spatio-Temporal Variability Patterns. PDF
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Rütsche, Joel
GEO
Flood-duration-Frequency (QdF) Analysis in the Aare River Basin based on Simulated Discharge Time Series PDF
PD Dr. Daniel Viviroli
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Sidhu, Navjot Kaur
ESS
Comparative Analysis of the Flood Models HEC-RAS and BASEMENT PDF
Remo Solèr
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
2020
Marijanovic, Mladen Leon
GEO
Climate change and flood types PDF
PD Dr. Daniel Viviroli
Dr. Anna Senoner
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Steinmann, Miriam
GEO
Spatial and Temporal Variability in Stream Chemistry in a Temperate Intermittent Stream PDF
Dr. Ilja van Meerveld
Dr. Samuel Abiven
Rick Assendelft
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Zanitti, Florencio
GEO
Percolation Transformation due to Vegetation Alteration:
Does land-use change affect the chemical and physical properties of Eastern Malagasy soil and can Ksat be predicted by Pedotransfer Functions PDF
Dr. Ilja van Meerveld
Dr. Samuel Abiven
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
2019
Fuchs, Joanna
ESS
Surface water temperature of Lake Kariba: dynamics and spatial heterogeneity PDF
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Wehrli
Dr. Rogier de Jong
Elisa Calamita
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Honegger, Patrick
GEO
Proof of Concept for a Stilling Tube Water Level Recorder PDF
Dr. Prof. James W. Kirchner
Dr. Jana von Freyberg
Dr. Ilja van Meerveld
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Jenny, Angela
GEO
Go with the Flow;
Spatial Distribution in the Occurrence of Amphipods and its Relation to Flow Intermittency in a Headwater Catchment of the Reppisch PDF
Dr. Ilja van Meerveld
Prof. Dr. Florian Altermatt
Dr. Roman Alther
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Koller, Severin
GEO
Performance Analysis of Different Flash Flood Nowcasting Chains Based on Ensemble Precipitation Nowcasting in the Emme and Verzasca Catchments

The Impact of Blending an Extrapolated Nowcast into a Numerical Weather Prediction PDF
Dr. Massimiliano Zappa
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Lustenberger, Florian
ESS
Event-based surface hydrological connectivity and sediment transport on young moraines PDF
Fabian Maier
Dr. Ilja van Meerveld
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
2018
Gassmann, Caroline
GEO
Spatial and temporal variation in the flowing stream network and saturated areas in a boreal watershed in Northern Sweden PDF
Dr. Ilja van Meerveld
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Hug, Bertina
GEO
Chratzera Rutschung (Grindelwald): Vorbereitende Kartierung, Konzeption und Durchführung eines Tracerversuchs und hydrochemische Analyse der Quellen PDF
Daniel Tobler (GEOTEST AG)
Prof. em. Hans Kienholz
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Keller, Nadine
GEO
Influence of Biomass and Biodiversity on Throughfall Losses and Infiltration Capacity in Secondary Tropical Rainforests of Sabah, Borneo
Dr. Christopher David Philipson
Dr. Ilja van Meerveld
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Saurwein, Davide
GEO
Towards decadal hydro-glaciological forecasts for the hydropower sector PDF
Prof. Dr. Farinotti, Daniel
Gindraux, Saskia
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Styger, Nils
Influence of Hydrology on ecosystem metabolism of the Maggia floodplain
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
2017
Grunder, Nadja
Spatial and temporal variability in streamflow chemistry in two small pre-alpine catchments PDF
Dr. Ilja van Meerveld
Leonie Adriana Kiewiet
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Juvalta, Madlaina
Trockenheit in der Schweiz: Analyse der zweiten Jahreshälfte 2015 aus Sicht der Informationsplattform drought.ch PDF
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Kuratli, Benjamin
Eine GIS-basierte Abschätzung des potentiellen Schwemmholzeintrages in alpine Fliessgewässer und Vergleich mit effektiv transportierten Schwemmholzfrachten PDF
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Sauter, Tobias
Occurrence and Chemical Composition of Overland Flow in a Pre-alpine catchment, Alptal (CH) PDF
Dr. Ilja van Meerveld
Rick Assendelft
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Schafer, Samuel
Pflanzenschutzmittel in Fliessgewässern: Meteorologische und hydrologische Einordnung des Frühlings/Sommers 2015 in Anbetracht der Einschätzung der Repräsentativität des NAWA SPEZ II-Belastungsdatensatzes PDF
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Wermelinger, Stefanie
Abschätzung von Hochwasservolumina in der Schweiz: Methodenerhebung in der Praxis PDF
Manuela Brunner
Dr. Muriel Côte
PD Dr. Daniel Viviroli
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
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
Fischer, Luise
Objective Classification of Extratropical Cyclones During Their Phase of Maximum Intensification PDF
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Mohr, Franziska
Variability of Snow Cover in Rough Terrain PDF
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
Pradhan, Paribesh
Evaluation of precipitation data for modeling runoff in alpine regions PDF
PD Dr. Daniel Viviroli
Dr. Tracy Ewen
Prof. Dr. Jan Seibert
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