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MSc thesis topics

Examples of MSc thesis topics:

MSc Field work topics in Peyne, Puechabon, Ardèche, Crete, Guadelantin etc.:

2015: Sven Hemmelder, Mapping bank erosion of the Buech river (Hautes Alps, France) using multi-temporal OrthoDEMs and OrthoMosaics derived from UAV imagery.

2014: Steve Wang, Impervious surface mapping of Amersfoort city using remote sensing and runoff modelling.

2014: Fionna Heuff, OrthoDEM generation and surface displacement mapping of the Lirung glacier in Nepal using UAV collected images.

2014: Sander Meijer, Glacier deformation mapping using UAV collected images and the CalTech COSICorr algorithm.

2013: Stef Verdonck: Assessing gully volumes and quaternary erosion rates in the Salagou catchment (Hérault, France) using UAV imagery derived OrthoDEMs.

2013: Niek Meijer, Forest Fire Hazard Modelling in the Peyne Area (Hérault, France),

2011: Jonathan Doelman, Vegetation species identification using linear spectral unmixing of airborne HyMap spectra in the Peyne area (Hérault, France).

2011: Giovanni Buzzo, Vegetation species identification using linear spectral unmixing of ground based spectra in the Peyne area (Hérault, France).

2011: Rik van Benthem, Implementation of the FAO Land Evaluation in a GIS environment. Study area: Peyne ara (Hérault, France).

2010: Dave Smulders, Landscape reconstruction aiming at understanding the locations of archeolical artefacts, Calabria, Italy.

2010: Object-based change detection of vegetation parameters using a timeseries of hyperspectral airborne images. Annekarlijn de Rijcke & Simone Hoogeveen.

2010: Rainfall interception by vegetation: mapping & modeling. Ruud Vink & Rene Oerlemans,

2009: Geomorphology and archeology on Zarkynthos, Greece. Ruben Goudriaan & Nathan Bekkers.

2009: An analysis of flash floods in the Peyne catchment southern France (Ciara Backwell & Tom Bijkerk).

2009: Rainfall interception mapping and modeling by hyperspectral remote sensing (Ruud Vink, Rene Oerlemans).

2009: Forest fire hazard mapping in the Peyne area France (Kevin Gortmaker).

2009: Mediterranean land abandonment and associated biomass variation (Simone Hoogeveen).

2009: Temporal patterns in vegetation in the Mediterranean area (Annekarlijn de Rijcke).

2008: Object-based approach and geological stratification for quantitative mapping of structural vegetation parameters (Eric Baptist & Rik van Pruijssen).

2007: Soil surface crusts: physical properties and spectral behaviour in the study areas Peyne and Salagou (Daan Duijsings).

2007: Soil and gully erosion modelling in Salagou, Peyne (Menno van Hees& Liesbeth Wilschut).

2007: Modelling the waterbalance using StarWars of a tributary of the Peyne river (Mark de Leeuw & Peter Gill).

2006: The relation between the Red Edge Position (airborne & field) and chlorophyll content of oak leaves (Ake Nauta).

2006: Soil erosion modelling in the Salagou area using the revised MMF Models (Mirjam Leenheer).

2006: A Pixel versus an object based approach for quantitative mapping of structural vegetation parameters in the Peyne area (Martin Wouterse & Maarten Plieger).

2005: Hyperspectral remote sensing, radiative transfer models and canopy properties (Rogier de Jong & Paul Hiemstra).

2005: Assessing spatial scales of bio-physical vegetation parameters in the field and in hyperspectral images using average local variance (ALV) functions (Wiebe Nijland).

2005: The presence of preferential flow in the Parapunos watershed, Extremadura, Spain (S.E. de Boer & T.S.M. Rath), supervised by Loes van Schaik.

2005: A system analysis by sedimentbudget in Riou Bourdoux: instability in moraine deposits (Otto Attema), supervised by Theo van Asch.

2005: What is the influence of vegetation on the soil moisture content and waterbalance of clayey slopes in a mediterrenean climate (F. Aarts & E. Deiman).

2004: Object-based Chlorophyll and leaf moisture mapping with hyperspectral HyMap images (Kim van Daal).

2003: Forest Hazard Mapping using Remote Sensing, GIS and Field Data (Jonas van der Plank).

2003: Surveying Spatial Patterns of Soil Moisture using ASTER imagery (Rob van Ede & Kim van Daal).

2003: Soil moisture estimation from temperature data solving the surface energy balance (Mark Wilmot & Vera Lagendijk), supervised by Victor Jetten.

2003: Procesactiviteit op puinhellingen in het dal van de Haute-Abaye, Franse Alpen (M. Stiekema, O. Goldbach & R. Schrijvers) supervised by Theo van Asch.

2003: Onderzoek naar het hydrologische gedrag van het Groseau stroomgebied (R.Perdon) supervised by Thom Bogaard.

2002: Improving Land Cover Classification from Optical Remote Sensing Images using Spatial Patterns of Soil Moisture (Ronald van den Brink & Marco Bogaard).

2002: Vegetation cover assessment using Mid-infrared indices derived from DAIS imagery (Maarten van der Zwaan, Arno Sevinga & Arthur Puls).

2002: Change detection of vegetation cover in a Mediterranean area in southern France using a timeseries of Landsat TM/ETM images (Hu Yong).

2001: Analyse van vegetatieveranderingen in het Mediterrane gebied Peyne tussen 1954 en 1996 met behulp van luchtfoto’s (Emiel Joustra & Ramon Peeters).

2001: Degradation of Mediterranean vegetation: examining patterns in colour infrared aerial photography, Peyne France (Erwin Steijnen).

2001: Detecting Mediterranean vegetation patterns using colour infrared aerial photographs of the Peyne area (Thomas Nusselein).

2001: Meerwaarde van Mid-Infarood straling bij het voorspellen van de Leaf Area Index van natuurlijke vegetatie in Peyne (Arthus Puls, Arno Sevinga, Maarten van de Zwaan).

2001: Hydrological characterisation of the Peyne catchment (southern France) and comparison of flood forecasting models (Kirsten Huizer & Michiel Nieuwenhuis)

1999: Using the Spatial Reclassification kernel to Classify Complex Mediterranean Vegetation in DAIS imagery (Hans van der Kwast & Jan Walstra)

1999: Het effect van verschillende bodemparameters op de infiltratie in het Peyne stroomgebied, Zuid-Frankrijk (Rubin Lelivelt & Robbert Profittlich)

1999: Biomassa bepaling in het Peyne stroomgebied. Koppeling tussen remote sensing en bovengrondse biomassa (Fokke-jan Broersma & Hermanus Rietveld)

1998: Classification of Spectrocopical Imagery by Combining Spatial and Spectral Information: the SSC method (Tom Hornstra)

1998: Using airborne imaging spectroscopy for surveying minerals in a Mediterranean landscape (Harald van der Werf)

1998: Using the optical and thermal DAIS bands to survey and model the soil surface heat balance (Arko Lucieer & Eva Koster)

1998: Measuring, Modelling and upscaling rainfall interception in the semi-Mediterranean sub-alpine catchment Ouvèze (Dolf van de Voort & Arjen van de Kam)

1998: Modelling interception loss in a semi-arid environment: the Guadelantin catchment in SE Spain (Wouter Dorigo & Yvonne van Groenendaal)

1997: A Modelling Approach to Desertification Processes and Overgrazing on Southern Crete (Raymond Sluiter)

1997: Aboveground biomass mapping using remote sensing in a Mediterranean area (Fokkejan Broersma & Hermanus Rietveld)

1997: Modelling soil erosion in the Bayele catchment, Peyne, France (Hiddo Huitzing & Carolien Porsius)

1996: Modelling the soil water balance in the Peyne Catchment (Daniel van der Vlag & Johan van der Knijff)

1996: Overgrazing and Desertification on Crete: influence of sheep on the vegetation (Erik van de Giessen & Angelique Hendriks)

1996: Desertification and Grazing on south Crete, a model approach (Raymond Sluiter & Niels Smit)

1994: Identificatie en kwantificatie van bodemeigenschappen met AVIRIS in de Ardèche (Pietjan Prinsen).

1991: Bepaling van de bodemvochtbeschikbaarheid met behulp van een Empririsch Model en een Ruimtelijke Interpolatie / Maping Soil Moisture availability using an Empricial Model and Spatial Interpolation (Roel Plant)

1991: Ruimtelijke aspecten en eigenschappen van korstvorming en hun imvloed op de herverdeling van neerslag / Soil surface crusting and their impact on the spatial redistribution of precipitation in and over the soils (Mark Snethlage)

1991: Het voorspellen van nutrientgehalten aan de hand van reflectiecurven van Quercus ilex in de Ardèche (Elisabeth Addink)

1990: De invloed van bodemerosie op de floristische vegetatiesamenstelling van semi-natuurlijke gebieden in de Ardèche, Frankrijk. (Hein Prinsen)

1990: Ruimtelijke aspecten en eigenschappen van bodemkorsten en hun invloed op de herverdeling van neerslag (Mark Snetlage)

1989: Onderzoek naar de erosiebepalende factoren bij Hortonian overland flow en de invloed van de ruimtelijke variabiliteit op de uitkomst van het erosiemodel ANSWERS (Marijn van der Drift & Marc Groeneboom)