MSc Thesis Topic: Spread of invasive weeds in the Netherlands / Europe

How fast and where are invasive weeds like Senecio inaequidens and Solidago gigantea spreading?

Study site in Millingerwaard near Nijmegen/Picture: Tim Engelkes
Study site in Millingerwaard near Nijmegen/Picture: Tim Engelkes

Can this be linked with land use management or soil / habitat type or climate (at a European scale)? This could be done by using remote sensing data of past and present vegetation recordings, if available.