Copernicus Land Change Lab

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Find below some examples of Master and Bachelor theses, and other projects, that I supervise or have supervised in the past.

Master thesis (GEO4-2343, 45 EC), used to be GEO-2321,30 EC | GEO-2322, 45 EC

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Heather Huijting (2024)
Degradation of Seagrass Meadows along the Mediterranean Coast (Due to Land-use Change) and the Implications for Climate Change (Carbon Sequestration).
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Kertan Nana (2023)
Global anthrome exposure to flood events in the future
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Lu Yin (2022)
Global anthrome exposure to extreme heat in the future
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Johanna Trummer (2022), co-supervision
Evaluating Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services in Protected Areas
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W. van der Wielen (2021), co-supervision
Mapping land-system change until 2100 under the Shared Socio-economic Pathways
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Eleanora Saconne (2020), co-supervision
Vino Vini Viti. Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations for Small Wine Producers in Central Italy
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Anouk Visser (2020), co-supervision
Identifying refugee species by linking global datasets on mammal distribution ranges and human impact
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Marieke van Liere (2019)
Effect of land-use change and climate variability on hydrology during the Holocene in Europe

Bachelor thesis (GEO3-2422)

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Soma Forgacs (2023)
Differences in rice production in Asia, with a focus on cropping intensity
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Agnese Salazzari (2023)
Mapping Biodiversity Conservation and Anthromes in Italy
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Marlon Bastiaans (2023)
On the historical extent and spread of grazing land in Sweden
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Lukas Vullinghs (2023)
Modeling Historical Shifting Cultivation in Europe
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Ella Sikkens (2023)
A Review of the Allocation Method for Historical Cropland Cover used for the HYDE Database
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Noortje Flink (2023)
Changing Dynamics in Reporting about Land Change: An analysis of Dutch Newspaper coverage on land change from 1990 to 2020
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Heather Huijting (2022)
Historical land-use change effects on the Bengal Tiger population in northern India and Nepal
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Lieke van Zon (2022)
The fate of free-ranging tigers in an Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot
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Stijn van Ginhoven (2022)
Assessing the Validity of the Early Anthropocene Hypothesis Using the HYDE 3.2 Database
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Jurre Buiting (2021)
Exploration of the spatial temporal capabilities of the PLUC model. A case study on the Brazilian land use change.
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Sophie Tubbergen (2021)
An exploration of irrigated land use in Egypt and Turkey during the Holocene
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Ellen van Stempvoort (2021)
Effect of climate change on the collapse of the Maya civilization
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Hugo Kwaaitaal (2021)
Disappearing European Meadow Birds: A case study on European and African land use changes and their effects on migratory meadow bird populations
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Frederik Leemkuil (2020)
The impacts of river diversion on agriculture and biodiversity
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Frank Fluit (2020)
Research into different forest cover measurement techniques and clarification when what method is used
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Emma van Rest (2017)
Historical Land Use Change in China, the US and Germany, An overview of anthropogenic land cover changes over time
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Katelin Opferkuch (2016)
Quantifying Historical Rice Patterns, An evaluation and development of the current HYDE total rice agricultural area maps for the Southeast Asian region.
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Farilde Steur (2013)
Climate change and human activity during the pre-industrial period

Research Project (GEO4-2335)

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Sara Guevara Medina (2022)
The importance of grazing land in post-colonial land-use in Argentina
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Eddo Nemirovski (2022)
Exploring potential areas for rewilding aurochs in Europe
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Koen Pronk (2021)
Quantifying land use for grazing cattle in Europe: estimations of pasture per capita in Holocene Europe
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Nicolas Geijer (2021)
Perennial Plants and Wealth Inequality Exploring the correlation between high perenniality and low wealth inequality in Çatalhöyük, Pompeii, Cahokia and Corsica
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Johanna Trummer (2020)
How Humans shaped the Earth through Land Use Change in the Past 10,000 Years
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Wineke Slingerland (2020)
Grazed areas in North America from European Colonization until present day

Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS) Writing Assignment

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Wilmer Koster (2018)
How can reconstructions of Holocene land-use changes be improved? A review of the usefulness of pollen-based vegetation reconstruction models

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