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Finished PhD theses prepared within the group

  • Bin Zhou (2017): On the Assessment of Surface Urban Heat Islands: size, urban form, and seasonality. University of Potsdam [Free Access].
  • Boris Prahl (2017): On damage functions for the estimation of storm loss and their generalization for climate related hazards, Free University of Berlin. [Free Access].
  • Mady Olonscheck (2017): Climate change impacts on electricity and residential energy demand, University of Potsdam, [Free Access].
  • Martin Gutsch (2016): Model based analysis of climate change impacts on the productivity of oak-pine forests in Brandenburg, University of Potsdam, [Free Access]

  • Markus Böttle (2016): Coastal Floods in View of Sea Level Rise: Assessing Damage Costs and Adaptation Measures, University of Potsdam, [Free Access].

  • Prajal Pradhan (2015): Food Demand and Supply under Global Change, University of Potsdam, [Free Access].

  • Tabea Lissner (2014): Limitations to human livelihoods and well-being in the context of climate change, Humboldt University Berlin, [Free Access].

  • Oleksandr Kit (2014): Automated identification of slums in Hyderabad using high resolution satellite imagery, Humboldt University Berlin, [Free Access].

  • Luis Costa (2013): Adaptation to Climate Change and its Costs in a Carbon Constrained World, University of Greifswald, [Free Access].

  • Vera Tekken (2013): Socioeconomic vulnerability to climate change: a regional assessment in the context of water stress and tourism development in north-eastern Morocco, University of Greifswald, [Free Access].

  • Anne Holsten (2013): Climate Change vulnerability Assessments in the Regional Context, University of Potsdam, [Free Access].

  • Diana Sietz (2011): Dryland vulnerability – Typical patterns and dynamics in support of vulnerability reduction efforts, University of Potsdam, [Free Access].

  • Diana Reckien (2007): Intraregional migration in old industrialised regions - Qualitative Modelling of household location decisions as an input to policy and plan making in Leipzig/Germany and Wirral/Liverpool/UK, University of Marburg, [Free Access].

  • Malaak Kallache (2007): Trends and Extreme Values of River Discharge Time Series, University of Bayreuth, [Free Access].

  • Henning Rust (2007): Detection of long-range dependence: application in climate and hydrology. University of Potsdam, [Free Access].

  • Klaus Eisenack (2006): Model Ensembles for Natural Resource Management,  Free University Berlin, [Free Access].

Master theses

  • Askew, Stefan (2015): Governance Innovations in the Transition towards Sustainability: A Case Study of the Freiland Project in Potsdam, Universität Graz
  • Haussmann, Sarah (2015): Network and organizational structure of sustainability initiatives in Germany, Universität Freiburg
  • Ceren Hiç (2014): An Estimation of Food Waste and its Implications on Food Security and Environment. MSc. Agricultural Economics, Humboldt University Berlin
  • Natalie Ward (2014): The case for green space: Berlin's urban gardening initiatives and their contribution to ecosystem services. M.Sc. Global Change Management, Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development
  • Linda Krummenauer (2013): Deriving impact functions for heat related mortality in cities. MSc. Geography, University of Bonn
  • Steffen Kriewald (2012): A dynamical couples model for a sustainable urban-bio-region. MSc. Physics, University of Potsdam
  • Franziska Kaiser (2012): Über die Phasenstatistik phänologischer Daten und den Einfluss des Klimawandels. MSc. in Physics, University of Potsdam
  • Iya I. Lowe (2012): Managing the Climate in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Sahel Syndrome in the Sahel Region. MSc. in Public Mnagement, University of Potsdam
  • Bin Zhou (2012): Urban Heat Islands: A study based on a vast number of urban agglomerations. MSc. in Geography of Global Change, University of Freiburg
  • Julia Marusczyk (2012): Climate Change Adaptation as a Process: Cost Implications for India's Agriculture. MSc. Global Change Management, Eberswalde University of Sustainable Development
  • Mohamed Moustafa Fawzy (2012): Transitioning to Green Growth Economy: How to ensure the 'green economy' models of development are sustainable for growth. MSc. Public Management, University of Potsdam
  • Sawako Tada (2012): The Role of Science in Risk Policy Making: The Case of the Nuclear Power Plant Accident in Fukushima. MSc. Public Management, University of Potsdam
  • Jingjing He (2012): Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Poverty Reduction Planning in China. MSc Public Management, University of Potsdam
  • Anto Dominic Raphael (2011): Evaluation of meteorological fire risk indices for German states. MSc. in Forest Information and Technology, Eberswalde University
  • Martin Budde (2011): Klimaprojektionen und deren Unsicherheiten für die Region Hyderabad (Indien) auf der Basis der IPCC AR4 Rechnungen und lokaler Beobachtungsdaten, University of Potsdam
  • Dennis Möller (2011): Einfluss von Grosswetterlagen auf das Sturmflutverhalten in der Ostsee. MSc in Geography, University of Bonn

  • Nele Protze (2010): Die räumliche Ausprägung der Hitzevulnerabilität städtischer Bevölkerung im Rahmen des globalen Klimawandels - Beispiel Berlin. MSc. in Geography, Free University Berlin

  • Mady Olonschek (2010): Development of the Future Heating and Cooling Energy Demand of Households in Germany under Climate Change. MSc. in Geography

  • Tabea Lissner (2008): Vulnerability Analysis for North-Rhine Westphalia - Climate Impacts on Human Health. MSc. in Geography, Humboldt University

  • Carsten Walther (2007): Multiregression-Clustering for classification of human-environment systems. MSc. in Physics, University of Potsdam

  • Dirk Rommeney (2006): A cellular automaton model for the simulation of urban land use. MSc. in Geoecology, University of Potsdam

  • Jaime Rojas Hernandez (2006): Consumption dynamics of interdependent lifestyle groups. MSc. in Physics, University of Potsdam

Bachelor theses

  • Politajs, Laima (2014): Food waste and social initiatives – An impact analysis, Technische Universität Dresden
  • Lydia Polakowski (2012): Remote Sensing basierte Vulnerabilitätsbestimmung gegenüber Klimawandel im urbanen Raum am Beispiel der Stadt Hyderabad, Indien. BSc. in Geoecology, University of Potsdam
  • Katja Voigt (2012): Assessing potential impact of winter storms on North-Rhine Westphalian forests. BSc. in Geography, Humboldt University

  • Anika Nockert (2012): Quantative Bewertung der vertikalen Darstellungsgenauigkeit frei verfügbarer digitaler Höhenmodelle und deren Eignung für eine effektive Flutmodellierung. BSc. in Geography, Humboldt University

  • Marcus Klaus (2010): Assessing potential impact of winter storms on North-Rhine Westphalian forests. BSc. in Geography, Humboldt University

  • Cornelius Senf (2010): Possible future impacts on human health in urban areas: Heat waves in Berlin. BSc. in Geography, Humboldt University Berlin


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