PhD theses

In this section you will find theses that are related to the Wadden Sea Region for the Research theme Geoscience. You can download the pdf version of the theses.

The use of remote sensing to reveal landscape-scale ecosystem engineering by shellfish reefs

Author: Sil Nieuwhof
Date: 19 april 2018
University: University Twente

 

Download the complete thesis: The use of remote sensing to reveal landscape-scale ecosystem engineering by shellfish reefs (pdf 16 Mb).

Dunes, above and beyond; The interactions between ecological and geomorphological processes during early dune development

Author: Marinka van Puijenbroek
Date: 8 December 2017
University: Wageningen University

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Morphodynamics of ebb-tidal areas

Author: Wim Ridderinkhof
Date: 8 juni 2016
University: Utrecht University

Download the thesis: Morphodynamics of ebb-tidal areas (via the website of UU)

Hydrodynamic processes and the stability of intertidal mussel beds in the Dutch Wadden Sea

Author: Jasper Donker
Date: 20 May 2015
University: Utrecht University

Download the complete thesis: Hydrodynamic processes and the stability of intertidal mussel beds in the Dutch Wadden Sea (pdf 14 Mb). 

Long-term process-based morphological modeling of large tidal basins

Author: Ali Dastgehib
Date: 12 november 2012
University: Delft University

Download the thesis: Long-Term Process-Based Morphological Modeling of Large Tidal Basins (pdf 9,7 Mb).

Macrophytes in Estuarine Gradients: Flow through flexible vegetation

Author: Jasper Dijkstra
Date: 6 March 2012
University: Delft University

Download the thesis: Macrophytes in Estuarine Gradients: Flow through flexible vegetation (pdf 5 Mb)

Spatial patterns in phototrophic biofilms. The role of physical and biological interactions

Author: Ellen Weerman
Date: 11 mei 2011
University: Radboud University Nijmegen

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Dense Water and Fluid Sand: Optical properties and methods for remote sensing of the extremely turbid Wadden Sea

Author: Annelies Hommersom
Date: 28 juni 2010
University: VU University Amsterdam

more information about this thesis at the VU website

Salt-marsh sediment: natural gamma-radioactivity and spatial patterns

Author: Alma de Groot
Date: 23 Oktober 2009
University: University of Groningen

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Ferry-observed variability of currents and bedforms in the Marsdiep inlet

Author: Maarten Buijsman
Date: 10 Oktober 2007
University: Utrecht University

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