Past MSc theses

Below, an overview is provided of the MSc thesis reports produced by students who did an MSc thesis at the Environmental Systems Analysis Group in the past years. Please contact the secretary if you would like to see them. Contact Aritta Suwarno or Jana Verboom for more information.

Past MSc theses

2022

  • Jorian van Oostrum: Impact of climate change on nature parks and their beneficiary groups: a case study of the Veluwe nature area, The Netherlands
  • Himayatus Shalihah: The Influcence of Fossil Fuel Dependence on the Adoption of Supply Cuts Initiatives
  • Judd Maza Quio: Supporting Peru’s energy transition process by assessing route alternatives to connect Iquitos with the national power grid
  • Antoinette Nieuwland Venero: Policy alternatives for sustainable management of the Lomas del Paraíso fog oasis
  • Shiyu Xue: Green washing or green racing: A life cycle assessment of Formula 1 racing activities under its net-zero carbon ambition by 2030
  • Robert Martinez Varderi: Potential of green roofs as a stormwater management asset in Barcelona
  • Karoline Einsiedel: Insect biodiversity in onion crop systems – unpeeling the layers
  • Jeroen Hage: Determining the biodiversity impact and carbon footprint of the soy supply chain from South America to Europe
  • Ziqing Ye: Bamboo, a Sustainable Solution for Surfing Trends in China?
  • María Alarcón Blázques: Review and application of the Simulated Exchange Values approach and its relevance for ecosystem accounting
  • Eva Timmermans: Improvement suggestions for the monitoring of Circulaire Ambachtscentra
  • Merijn Bouman: What spatial impact had tourism on land-usage and the water system in Benidorm?
  • Stef Brauers: Assessing the coverage of urban strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in sub-national policies and their linkage with national policies
  • Rozemarijn van Delden: How to effectively promote urban green infrastructure among Dutch citizens
  • Jerry Gumbs: Placing values on what devalues
  • Jochem van Maurik: Integrating the ecoystem services concept into urban development practice for enhanced functionality of urban green space
  • Kyra Bekhuis: Overcoming barriers to increase urban green multifunctionality in the Netherlands: the potential of stakeholder learning through serious games
  • Connor Hollis: The Perspective and Opinion of Citizens and The Race to Adapt to a Smoldering Threat in Colorado
  • Arturo Bonfanti: The carbon footprint of Bitcoin and Monero mining in comparison to traditional fiat finance
  • Tossa Harding: Effects of sluice-management on the functioning and ecosystem services of potential tidal marshes in the Haringvliet
  • Ester Ceriani: GREET and NavigaTE. Differences in assessing well-to-wheel greenhouse gas emissions and steps for a common modelling approach
  • Aditi Natarajan: Hydropower in Sikkimese Himalayas: analyzing the potential impact of landslide on ecosystem service provision
  • Roald Nooijens: Exploring nature's influence on the olfactury urban landscape experience
  • An Nisaa Siti Humaira: Environmental performance and improvement options of domestic wastewater treatment systems in Bandung, Indonesia
  • Mirre Stevens: Exploring additional environmental impacts and risks associated with financial institute investment projects through monetary valuation of ecosystem services
  • Victoria Breuilh: Level of involvement with street gardens and social cohesion
  • Paula Trakoštanec: Investigating Nature-Inclusive Design options for onshore wind, solar and high-voltage installations in the Netherlands
  • Angga Fauzan Pratama: Integrated Water Management to Support Better Peatland Restoration in East Kalimantan
  • Wuyinga Wuyinga: Assessing the impacts of grassland management strategies on ecosystem services supply in East Ujimqin county and Zhenglanqi county in Inner Mongolia, China
  • Johann Specht: How do labour input, nutrient cycling and carbon storage capacity relate to agroforestry system complexity? A case-study with 10 agroforestry systems in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Hannah Fröb: Nature-based solutions on Peri-Urban Agricultural Land for Urban Flood Risk Reduction and other Ecosystem Services: an Integrated Assessment
  • Tom Boertjes: Assessment of green roofs as individual climate change adaptation measure within urban areas
  • Chen Zheng: Comparing multiple impact models to assess the effectiveness of Agri-environmental schemes in China
  • Anna Sophie Braun: Current and future Cryptosporidium concentrations in rivers: A worldwide assessment
  • Shashank S. Shivol: Analysing the influence of crop diversification on the nitrogen cycle
  • Daan Reith: Unlocking green urban infrastructure: Exploring the ideal conditions for green cities to thrive in the future
  • Amber Noteboom: Exploring drivers of biotic exchange and their impacts on biodiversity
  • Huiying Liu: Define optimum carbon levels in soils in view of multiple soil functions
  • Eline Weterings: Utilizing nature-based solutions for climate change-related urban challenges in neighbourhoods with extensive soil sealing. Case study: Nijmegen
  • James van Veen: Integrated scenario analysis for Antarctic tourism in 2100 using the Shared Socio-economic Pathway framework
  • Max Steenbrink: The variability of prevented emissions due to solar home systems in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Jordy Sierat: Societal impacts of extreme weather events
  • Michael Omwony: Understanding the stakeholders’ perceptions of benefits and threats to the degradation of ecosystem services of the Layibi wetland for the management of the wetlands in Gulu City, Uganda
  • Shafira Aulia Irawan: Understanding individual behaviour of implementing UHI adaptation strategies in developing countries in the tropics
  • Sjoerd van der Goot: Assessing impacts of phosphorous deposition on carbon sequestration in forest biomes at global scale
  • Nienke Goodijk: Scenarios for an energy-neutral Veenendaal
  • Florentios Economou: A comprehensive Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Water Footprint (WF) analysis of potato production under different cultivation periods located in Famagusta, Cyprus
  • Sverre Vink: Quantification of ecosystem services provided by silvoarable agroforestry
  • Marc Gijsbers: Exploring pathways towards a desirable Cerrado - EU soy system
  • Zoé Waller: Green tides in Brittany: an exploratory framework to assess their effect on ecosystem services
  • Manaf: Developing a sustainable circular economy assessment framework for the Indonesian fashion industry
  • Antke Leeuwerik: Assessing the use of extensive green roofs to reduce heat related mortality under different climate change scenarios
  • Flaminia Squitieri: Integrated water resources management in Rimini (Italy): the role of stakeholders' perceptions in addressing conflicts
  • Nadhira Sagita Putri: Challenges and Opportunities towards Circular Flexible Packaging
  • Dian Putri Noviyanti: Driving factors of behaviour in adopting private green spaces in a developing country
  • Patience Muguti: Investigating crop and livestock diversification: effects on household food security and farmers’ perceptions on ecosystem services

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