Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

PhD Thesis gallery IBED

At this place we provide an overview of the various PhD Theses that were produced within IBED since it was founded in 2000. Where possible a link to the full text of the thesis is provided.

PhD Theses published in 2018

Nina Zhang (25 June 2018)

What omnivores don’t eat: non-consumptive ecological effects of phytophagy by Macrolophus pygmaeus 

Prom./coprom.: Dr A.R.M. Janssen; Prof. Dr P.C. de Ruiter; Dr G.J. Messelink

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Maria Hoppe (14 June 2018)

Oligomers in polyester food contact materials: Identification and migration studies

Prom./coprom.: Prof. Dr W.P. de Voogt; Dr R.H. Franz

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Hanna ten Brink (25 May 2018)

Evolution of Complex Life Cycles

Prom>: Prof. Dr A.M. de Roos

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Ana Causanilles Llanes (24 May 2018)

Wastewater-based epidemiology, an analytical chemical approach for the investigation of human consumption of lifestyle chemicals

Prom./coprom.: Prof. Dr W.P. de Voogt; Prof. Dr F.J. Hernández

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Thomas Lameris (18 May 2018)

Outflying climate change

Prom./coprom.: Prof. Dr B.A. Nolet; Prof. Dr MSc W. Bouten; Dr H.P. van der Jeugd

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Keith Richards (16 May 2018)

Studies in Caspian palynology

Prom./coprom.: Prof. Dr H. Hooghiemstra; Prof. Dr S.B. Kroonenberg

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Balázs Brankovics (9 May 2018)

Return of the mitochondrial DNA

Prom./coprom.: Prof. Dr G.S. de Hoog; Prof. Dr S.B.J. Menken; Dr A.D. van Diepeningen; Dr T.A.J. van der Lee

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Frederike Quaak (26 April 2018)

Microbial populations and their potential in forensic investigations

Prom./coprom.: Prof. Dr A.D.Kloosterman; Dr I. Kuiper

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Monique Wesselink (26 April 2018)

DNA markers for forensic identification of non-human biological traces

Prom./coprom.: Prof. Dr Kloostermanman; Dr I. Kuiper

Valerie Chamberland (9 February 2018)

Environmental drivers of recruitment success in Caribbean corals: Applications to aid the recovery of threatened coral populations

Prom./coprom.: Prof. Jef Huisman; Dr. M.J.A. Vermeij

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Wim Jonckheere (12 January 2018)

The salivary proteome of Tetranychus urticae: Key to its polyphagous nature?

Prom./coprom.: Prof. P.H. van Tienderen; Prof L. Tirry; Dr T.B.S. Van Leeuwen



PhD Theses published in 2017

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Alice Burridge (7 December 2017)

Marine biogeography and evolution: Diversity patterns of planktonic gastropods and amphipods

Prom./coprom.: Prof. Jef Huisman; Prof. Steph B.J. Menken; Dr Katja T.C.A. Peijnenburg

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Alexandra Revynthi (6 December 2017)

Should I stay or should I go? The role of dispersal and cannibalism in exploitation strategies of a predatory mite

Prom./coprom.: Prof. Peter C. de Ruiter; Dr. C.J.Martijn Egas; Dr. Arne R.M. Janssen

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Anna Mapes (30 November 2017)

Rapid DNA technologies at the crime scene: CSI’ fiction matching reality

Prom./coprom.: Prof. Ate D. Kloosterman, Prof. Christianne J. de Poot

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Jiajia Gao (21 November 2017)

Interactive adsorption of phenolic and amino acids on minerals: Implications for the formation and properties of soil mineral–organic associations

Prom./coprom.: Prof. Peter C. de Ruiter; Prof. Karsten Kalbitz; Dr Boris Jansen

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Vincent Hin (3 November 2017)
Eco-evolutionary perspective on life history complexity
Prom./coprom.: Prof. A.M. de Roos

Suzette G.A. Flantua (23 June 2017)
Climate change and topography as drivers of Latin American biome dynamics
Prom./coprom.: Prof. H. Hooghiemstra; Dr J.H. van Boxel

Karen A. Muñoz Cárdenas (21 June 2017)
What lies beneath? (Linking litter and canopy food webs to protect ornamental crops)
Prom./coprom.: Prof. P.C. de Ruiter; Dr A.R.M. Janssen

Seyed Ali Hosseini (20 June 2017)
Chemical ecology of moths (Role of semiochemicals in host location by Ectomyelois ceratoniae and mate guarding by Heliothis virescens)
Prom./coprom.: Prof. S.B.J. Menken; Dr A.T. Groot & Dr S.H. Goldansaz


PhD Theses published in 2016

Refaey, Y. (22 December 2016)
Characterization of clay deposits from Egypt and assessment of their potential application for waste water treatment: How dissolved organic matter determines the interaction of heavy metals and clay minerals
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr W.P. de Voogt, Prof. dr K. Kalbitz, Dr B. Jansen, Dr. J.R. Parsons

Al Hatmi, A. (21 December 2016)
Phylogeny, diagnostics and antifungal susceptibility of clinically relevant Fusarium species
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr G.S. de Hoog, Prof. dr S. B. J. Menken, Dr J. F. G. M. Meis

Maat, D. (16 December 2016)
Ecophysiological aspects of algal host–virus interactions in a changing ocean
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr C.P.D. Brussaard

Moerdijk-Poortvliet, T. (9 December 2016)
Carbon cycling in benthic diatom mats: Novel applications of LC/IRMS
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr L. J. Stal, Dr H. T. S. Boschker

Markus, A. (8 December 2016)
Release, transport and fate of engineered nanoparticles in the aquatic environment
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr W.P. de Voogt, Prof. dr R.W.P.M. Laane, Dr J.R. Parsons, Dr E.W.M. Roex

Sun, Z. (30 November 2016)
Timing of reproduction in consumer-resource interactions
Prom./coprom.:  Prof. dr A.M. de Roos, Dr K. Parvinen

Terzic, O. (29 November 2016)
Thermal desorption-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry methods and strategy for screening of chemical warfare agents, their precursors and degradation products in environmental, industrial and waste samples
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr W.P. de Voogt, Dr G. Mallard

Schimmel, B. (10 November 2016)
From induction to suppression: How to manipulate plant defenses
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr M.A. Haring, Dr M. Kant

Doorenweerd, C. (25 October 2016)
Branching out: the role of host plants in the diversification of leaf-mining moths
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr S.B.J. Menken, Dr E.J. van Nieukerken

Carboni, A. (18 October 2016)
Fullerene nanoparticles in soil: Analysis, occurrence and fate
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr W.P. de Voogt, Prof. Dr K. Kalbitz, Dr J. R. Parsons

Grosse, J. (4 October 2016)
Resource limitation and the biochemical composition of marine phytoplankton
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr L.J. Stal, Dr ir. H.T.S. Boschker

Silva, F. da (7 July 2016)
Small is superior: Plant-provided prey refuges, predator-prey dynamics and biological control
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr P.C. de Ruiter, Dr I.K.A. Lesna & Dr A.R.M. Janssen

Vasquez Cardenas, D. (12 May 2016)
Bacterial chemoautotrophy in coastal sediments
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr L.J. Stal, Dr H.T.S. Boschker & Prof.dr ir. F.J.R. Meysman

Soudijn, F. (15 April 2016)
Populations exposed to seasonal variability: from individual-level energetics to community dynamics.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr A.M. de Roos

Sandrini, G. (6 April 2016)
Effects of rising CO₂ on the harmful cyanobacterium Microcystis
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr J. Huisman, Dr J.C.P. Matthijs

Fan, H. (30 March 2016)
Investigations on the nitrogen cycle in the coastal North Sea
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr L.J. Stal, Dr H Bolhuis

Serna Chávez, H. (10 March 2016)
What we talk about when we talk about climate services
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr W. Bouten, Prof. dr P.M. van Bodegom, Dr M.D. Davidson

Staudacher, H. (19 February 2016)
Of moths, mites and microbes - The role of bacteria in the life history of two arthropod herbivores.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr S.B.J. Menken, Dr A.T. Groot.

Samerpitak, K. (11 February 2016)
Patterns of evolution in Ochroconis, a potential neurotroph.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr G.S. de Hoog & Prof.dr S.B.J. Menken.

Ahmed Ibrahim, S. (11 February 2016)
New insights into a disfiguring fungal disease, eumycetoma.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr G.S. de Hoog, Prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken & Dr W.W.J. van de Sande.

Vansteelant, W. (21 January 2016)
From thermal to flyway: how weather shapes the soaring migration of European Honey Buzzards Pernis apivorus at multiple scales.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr ir. W. Bouten & Dr J.Z. Shamoun-Baranes.

PhD Theses published in 2015

Alexander, B. (10 December 2015)
Cell turnover in marine sponges: Insight into poriferan physiology and nutrient cycling in benthic ecosystems.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr W. Admiraal, Dr ir. J.M. de Goeij & Dr H.G. van der Geest.

Aguirre Gutiérrez, J. (28 October 2015)
Biodiversity responses to climate and land-use change: A historical perspective.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr J.C. Biesmeijer, Dr L.G. Carvalheiro & Dr ir. E.E. van Loon.

Mettrop, I. (21 October 2015)
Water level fluctuations in rich fens: an assessment of ecological benefits and drawbacks.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr H. Hooghiemstra, Prof. dr L.P.M. Lamers & Dr A.M. Kooijman.

Wybouw, N.R. (9 October 2015)
The role of horizontally transferred genes in the xenobiotic adaptations of the spider mite Tetranychus urticae.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr P.H. van Tienderen, Prod. dr L. Tirry & Dr T.B.S. Van Leeuwen.

Hänniger, S. (6 October 2015)
Chasing sympatric speciation: The relative importance and genetic basis of prezygotic isolation barriers in diverging populations of Spodoptera frugiperda
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr S.B.J. Menken, Prof. dr D.G. Heckel, Dr A.T. Groot

Mojica, K.D.A. (16 September 2015)
Viral lysis of marine microbes in relation to vertical stratification.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr C.P.D. Brussaard.

Blauw, A.N. (18 September 2015)
Monitoring and prediction of phytoplankton dynamics in the North Sea.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr J. Huisman & Prof.dr R.W.P.M. Laane.

Bruijn, P.J.A. de (23 June 2015)
Context‐dependent chemical communication: Alarm pheromones of thrips larvae.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr M.W. Sabelis, Prof.dr S.B.J. Menken & Dr C.J.M. Egas.

Dimzon, I.K. (22 May 2015)
Analytical and statistical approaches in the characterization of synthetic polymers.
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr W.P. de Voogt & Prof. dr T.P. Knepper.

de Carvalho Domingos Carreira, C. (13 May 2015)
Microscale spatial distributions of microbes in marine intertidal sediments and photosynthetic microbial mats
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr C.P.D. Brussaard, Prof. dr M. Middelboe

Haan, J. den (8 May 2015)
Effects of nutrient enrichment on the primary producers of a degraded coral reef.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr J. Huisman, Dr P.M. Visser & Dr M.J.A. Vermeij.

Brauer, V.S. (9 April 2015)
Growth and functioning of the microbial plankton community: effects of temperature, nutrients and light.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr J. Huisman, Prof.dr L.J. Stal, Dr M. Stomp & Prof. dr F.J. Weissing.

McLaren, J.D. (4 February 2015)
Optimal bird migration: accumulating fuel, negotiating wind and trade-offs in fitness.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr ir. W. Bouten & Dr J.Z. Shamoun-Baranes.

Demaeght, P.A.  (23 January 2015)
A genomic approach to investigate resistance mechanisms in the two-spotted spider mite Tetranychus urticae
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr S.B.J. Menken, Prof. dr L. Tirry, Dr. T.B.S. Van Leeuwen

Dolatabadi, S. (20 January 2015)
Mucorales between food and infection.
Prom./coprom.: Prof.dr G.S. de Hoog & Prof.dr S.B.J. Menken.

PhD Theses published in 2014

Keizer-Vlek, H.E. (22 January 2014)
Fifty shades of grey: Variability in metric-based assessment of surface waters using macroinvertebrates
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr. ir. P.F.M. Verdonschot, Prof. dr. H. Siepel

van den Broek, E.M.F. (24 January 2014)
Keeping up appearances: Experiments on cooperation in social dilemmas
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr A.J.H.C. Schram, Prof. dr M. Sabelis, Dr M. Egas

Wang, X. (22 April 2014)
Impacts of soil redistribution on the transport and fate of organic carbon in loess soils.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. K. Kalbitz & dr. L.H. Cammeraat.

Visser, F. (24 April 2014)
Moving in concert: Social and migratory behaviour of dolphins and whales in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. J. Huisman & prof.dr. G.J. Pierce.

Whatley, M.H. (2014, Mei 13). 
A house of cards: Patterns of aquatic invertebrate diversity in agricultural ditches.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. W. Admiraal & dr. H.G. van der Geest

Glas, J.J. (2014, Juli 02). 
Consequences of russet mite-induced tomato defenses for community interactions.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. M.W. Sabelis & dr. M. Kant.

Boer, E.J. de (2014, September 10). 
Mauritius since the last ice age: paleoecology and climate of an oceanic island.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. H. Hooghiemstra & dr. K.F. Rijsdijk.

Waaijers, S.L. (2014, September 12). 
Environmental fate & effects of new generation flame retardants.
Prom./coprom.: dr. W.P. de Voogt, prof.dr. W. Admiraal, dr. J.R. Parsons & dr. M.H.S. Kraak.

Hora, K.H. (2014, September 24). 
Genetic architecture of host specialisation in Yponomeuta.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken & dr. P. Roessingh.

Cusell, C. (2014, Oktober 24). 
Preventing acidification and eutrophication in rich fens: Water level management as a solution?
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. H. Hooghiemstra, J.G.M. Roelofs, dr. A.M. Kooijman & L.P.M. Lamers.

Goldenberg Vilar, A. (2014, Oktober 30). 
See attached: Unravelling drivers for the spatial distribution of diatom communities in eutrophic wetlands.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. W. Admiraal & dr. H.G. van der Geest.

Lindenbergh, P.A. (2014, November 20). 
Development of RNA profiling tools and the implementation in forensic casework.
Prom./coprom.: prof. A.D. Kloosterman & L.M.T. Sijen.

Sjollema, S.B. (2014, November 25). 
Lifting the veil: Impact of contaminants on coastal phytoplankton.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. W. Admiraal, A.D. Vethaak, dr. H.G. van der Geest & prof.dr. R.W.P.M. Laane.


PhD Theses published in 2013

Wilken, S. (2013, Maart 27)
Mixotrophs in aquatic ecosystems: linking physiology to food web dynamics.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. E. van Donk & prof.dr. J. Huisman.

Kopittke, G.R. (2013, April 03) 
Heathland ecosystems, human impacts and time: A long term heathland trial investigating ecosystem changes that occur after exposure to climate change, elevated N deposition and traditional vegetation management practices.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. K. Kalbitz, dr. A. Tietema & E.E. van Loon.

Loayza-Muro, R.A. (2013, Juni 07)
Life at the edge: Benthic invertebrates in high altitude Andean streams.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. W. Admiraal & dr. M.H.S. Kraak.

Spichtig, M. (2013, Juni 25)
Evolution of altruism: Exploring adaptive landscapes.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. M.W. Sabelis, prof.dr. A.J.H.C. Schram & dr. C.J.M. Egas.

Vet, S.J. de (2013, Juni 27' 
When the glacier left the volcano: Behaviour and fate of glaciovolcanic glass in different planetary environments.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. K. Kalbitz & dr. L.H. Cammeraat.

Mulling, B.T.M. (2013, Juli 03). 
Particles matter: Transformation of suspended particles in constructed wetlands.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. W. Admiraal.

Hsu, R.C.C. (2013, September 10). 
Vascular epiphytes in Taiwan and their potential response to climate change.
Prom./coprom.: G.R. de Snoo, prof.dr. J.H.D. Wolf, dr. J.G.B. Oostermeijer & W.L.M. Tamis.

Hengstum, T. van (2013, September 11)
Ecological effects of plant invasions.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. P.H. van Tienderen & dr. J.G.B. Oostermeijer.

Hunting, E.R. (2013, September 25)
Shedding light on detritus: Interactions between invertebrates, bacteria and substrates in benthic habitats.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. W. Admiraal, A.M. Breure, dr. M.H.S. Kraak & C. Mulder.

Unbehend, M. (2013, Oktober 04). 
Variation in sexual communication and its role in divergence of two host strains of the noctuid moth Spodoptera frugiperda.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken, D.G. Heckel & dr. A.T. Groot.

Anders, N.S. (2013, Oktober 31)
Modeling alpine geomorphology using laser altimetry data.
Prom./coprom.: W. Bouten & dr. A.C. Seijmonsbergen.

Eschauzier, C. (2013, November 29)
Perfluoroalkyl acids in drinking water: Sources, fate and removal.
Prom./coprom.: dr. W.P. de Voogt.

PhD Theses published in 2012

Maanen, R. van (18 January 2012)
One Predator - Two Prey Systems: Individual Behaviour and Population Dynamics.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. M.W. Sabelis & dr. A.R.M. Janssen.

Benschop, C.C.G. (16 March 2012)
On the effects of sampling, analysis and interpretation strategies for complex forensic DNA research with focus on sexual assault cases.
Prom./coprom.: prof. A.D. Kloosterman & T. Sijen.

Messelink, G.J. (5 June 2012)
Generalist predators, food web complexities and biological pest control in greenhouse crops
Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr. M.W. Sabelis & Dr. A.R.M. Janssen

Hartman, Y. (2012, Juni 27)
Genomic regions under selection in crop-wild hybrids of lettuce: implications for crop breeding and environmental risk assessment.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. P.H. van Tienderen & D.A.P. Hooftman.

Oyoo Okoth, E. (2012, Juli 04)
Element specific transfer from a parasite-fish host assemblage to children.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. W. Admiraal.

Akman, M. (2012, September 05)
Sink or swim: submergence tolerance and survival strategies in Rorippa and Arabidopsis.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. P.H. van Tienderen, prof.dr. M.E. Schranz & E.J.W. Visser.

Kemp, M.U. (2012, Oktober 18)
How birds weather the weather: avian migration in the mid-latitudes.
Prom./coprom.: W. Bouten, dr. J.Z. Shamoun-Baranes & E.E. van Loon.

Famah Sourassou, N. (2012, Oktober 26).
Bio-systematics of predatory mites used for control of the coconut mite.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. M.W. Sabelis & dr. J.A.J. Breeuwer.

Hardus, M.E. (2012, November 13)
Orangutan diet: lessons from and for the wild.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken & S.A. Wich.

Fredriksson, G.M. (2012, November 15)
Effects of El Niño and large-scale forest fires on the ecology and conservation of Malayan sun bears (Helarctos malayanus) in East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken, dr. D.L. Garshelis & J.E. Swenson.

Krasikov, V. (2012, December 06)
Dynamic changes in gene expression of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 in response to nitrogen starvation.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. J. Huisman & dr. J.C.P. Matthijs.

Groot, M.H.M. (2012, December 12)
Solving a piece of the puzzle". Reconstruction of millennial-scale environmental and climatic change in the northern Andes during the last glacial cycle: An integration of biotic and abiotic proxy-information.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. H. Hooghiemstra & dr. J.C. Berrio-Mogollón.

Leeuwen, A. van (2012, December 12)
The cod delusion: Implications of life history complexity for predator-prey community dynamics.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. A.M. de Roos.

Broekhuizen, J.C. van (2012, December 21)
Nano matters: building blocks for a precautionary approach.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. L. Reijnders.

Marinković, M. (2012, December 21)
Gene expression in toxicant-exposed chironomids.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. W. Admiraal, dr. M.H.S. Kraak & dr. M.J. Jonker.

PhD Theses published in 2011

Miyatake, T. (25-01-2011).
Linking microbial community structure to biogeochemical function in coastal marine sediments.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. L.J. Stal & H.T.S. Boschker.

Montserrat Larrosa, M. (27-01-2011).
Behaviour and community ecology of competing predators that feed on each other.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. M.W. Sabelis, prof.dr. A.M. de Roos & dr. A.R.M. Janssen.


Almeida Sarmento, R. de (01-02-2011).
An acarine herbivore interferes with direct and inderect plant defences.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. M.W. Sabelis & dr. A.R.M. Janssen.

Klotzbücher, T.J. (08-06-2011).
Fate of lignin in forest soils
Prom./coprom.: prof. dr. K. Kalbitz & dr. K. Kaiser.

Londono Vega, A.C. (21-06-2011).
Flora and dynamics of an upland and a floodplain forest in Peña Roja, Colombian Amazonia.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. A.M. Cleef, prof.dr. H. Hooghiemstra & dr. J.F. Duivenvoorden.

Bogotá-Angel, R.G. (29-06-2011).
Pleistocene Centennial-scale Vegetational, Environmental and Climatic Change in the Colombian Andes: based on biotic and abiotic proxy analyses from Lake Fúquene sediments.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. H. Hooghiemstra & J.C. Berrio.

Najafzadeh, M.J. (14-09-2011).
Biodeversity, pathogenicity, antifungal susceptibility and rapid identification of Fonsecaea and relatives.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. G.S. de Hoog & prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken.

Sparrius, L.B. (20-10-2011).
Inland dunes in the Netherlands: soil, vegetation, nitrogen deposition and invasive species.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. J. Sevink, L. Stroosnijder & dr. A.M. Kooijman.

Grosman, A.H. (11-11-2011).
Colonization of eucalyptus in Brazil by an insect herbivore and its enemies, Herbivores find enemy-free space on a novel host plant.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. M.W. Sabelis, prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken & dr. A.R.M. Janssen.

Rucina, S.M. (20-12-2011).
Kenyan ecosystem dynamics: perspectives from high and low altitude ecosystems.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. H. Hooghiemstra & dr. R.A. Marchant.

PhD Theses published in 2010

Vries, E.J. de (04-02-2010).
Symbiosis of thrips and gut bacteria. UvA
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken, prof.dr. M.W. Sabelis & dr. J.A.J. Breeuwer.

Severin, I. (27-04-2010).
Nitrogen fixation in microbial mats.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. L.J. Stal.

Schellekens, T. (24-05-2010).
The effects of stage-specific differences in energetics on community structure.
Umeå University, Sweden
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. A.M. de Roos.

Waal, D.B. van de (24-06-2010).
Out of balance implications of climate change for the ecological stoichiometry of harmful cyanobacteria.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. J. Huisman.

Badali, H. (25-06-2010).
Biodiversity, pathogenicity and antifungal susceptibility of Cladophialophora and relatives.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. G.S. de Hoog & prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken.

Cuello Alvarado, N.L. (09-07-2010).
Flora, vegetation and ecology in the venezuelan andes: a case study of ramal de guaramacal.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. A.M. Cleef, prof.dr. H. Hooghiemstra & dr. J.F. Duivenvoorden.

Compaoré, J. (21-08-2010).
Oxygen and temperaure in relation to nitrogen fixation in cyanobacteria.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. L.J. Stal.

Meijenfeldt, N. von (10-09-2010).
Unraveling the cold response in Draba.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. P.H. van Tienderen & prof.dr. M.A. Haring.

Sznajder, B.A. (16-09-2010).
The interplay between genetic and learned components of behavioural traits. Olfactory responses of predatory mites to signals contained in a herbivore-induced plant volatile.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. M.W. Sabelis & dr. C.J.M. Egas.

Hammen, Tessa van der (15-10-2010).
Effects of spatial heterogenity on intraguild predation.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. A.M. de Roos, prof.dr. M.W. Sabelis & dr. A.R.M. Janssen.

Hicks, T.C. (11-11-2010).
A chimpanzee mega-culture? Exploring behavioral continuity in Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii across northern DR Congo.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken.

Tien, N.S.H. (18-11-2010).
Evolutionary genetics of life-history traits in a haplodiploid mite.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. M.W. Sabelis & dr. C.J.M. Egas.

Assendorp, D. (19-11-2010).
Classification of pattern and process in small-scale dynamic ecosystems; with cases in the dutch coastal dunes. Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. J. Sevink, dr. A.M. Kooijman & E.E. van Loon.

Benavides, A.M. (25-11-2010).
Distribution and succession of vascular epihytes in Colombian Amazonia.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. J.H.D. Wolf & dr. J.F. Duivenvoorden.

Aguirre von Wobeser, E. (30-11-2010).
Genome-wide expression analysis of environmental stress in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC6803.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. J. Huisman & dr. H.C.P. Matthijs.

Benincà, E. (06-12-2010).
Is there chaos out there? Analysis of complex dynamics in plankton communities.
Wageningen University
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. J. Huisman, M. Scheffer, dr. E.H. Van Nes & dr. K.D. Jöhnk.

Moscol Olivera, M.C. (07-12-2010).
Holocene upper forest line dynamics in the Ecuadorian Andes: a multiproxy study.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. H. Hooghiemstra & prof.dr. A.M. Cleef.

PhD Theses published in 2009

Tonneijck, F.H. (06-02-2009).
Volcanic ash soils in Andean Ecosystems: unravelling organic matter distribution and stabilisation.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. J.M. Verstraten & prof.dr. J. Sevink.

Leon Paumen, M. (13-02-2009).
Invertebrate life cycle responses to PAC exposure.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. W. Admiraal, prof. dr. N.M. van Straalen & dr. M.H.S. Kraak.

Sudhadham, M. (22-04-2009).
Exophiala dermatitidis: an opportunistic pathogen emerging from the tropical rainforest.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. G.S. de Hoog & prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken.

Rodrigues Frade, P. (25-06-2009).
Corals through the light phylogenetics, functional diversity and adaptive strategies of coral-symbiont associations over a large depth range.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. R.P.M. Bak & prof.dr. J. Huisman.

Bezemer, D.O. (03-09-2009).
Impact of antiretroviral therapy on HIV-1 transmission dynamics.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr R.A. Coutinho, prof.dr. M.W. Sabelis, Dr. M. Prins & prof.dr. J.H.D. Wolf.

Haftka, J.J.H. (24-11-2009).
Bioavailability of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments: Experiments and modeling.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. P. de Voogt & dr. J.R. Parsons.

Bogalho Teixeira Xavier, J.R. (26-11-2009).
Biodiversity and phylogeography of Northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean sponges.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken, dr. J.A.J. Breeuwer, dr. R.W.M. van Soest & prof.dr. A.M. Frias Martins.

PhD Theses published in 2008

Zevenhuizen, E.J.A. (05-09-2008).
Vast in het spoor van Darwin. Biografie van Hugo de Vries.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken, dr ir G.J. van Rooij & dr M.J. Coesel - Wouda.

Stomp, M. (23-09-2008).
Colourful Coexistence. A new solution to the Plankton Paradox.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. J. Huisman & prof.dr. L.J. Stal.

Ros, V.I.D. (25-09-2008).
Evolutionary consequences of reproductive parasites in spider mites.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken & dr. J.A.J. Breeuwer.

Lesschen, J.P. (26-09-2008).
Multi-scale interactions between soil, vegetation and erosion in the context of agricultural land abondonment in a semi-arid environment.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. J.M. Verstraten & dr. L.H. Cammeraat.

Haverkamp, T.H.A. (14-10-2008).
Shades of red and green. The colorful diversity and ecology of picocyanobacteria in the Baltic Sea.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. L.J. Stal & prof.dr. J. Huisman.

Hillers, A.P. (12-12-2008).
West African forest frogs - Ecology, evolution, and conservation.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken, M.-O. Rodel & prof.dr. M.K.H. Veith.

PhD Theses published in 2007

Aratchige, N.S. (25-01-2007).
Predators and the accessibility of herbivore refuges in plants.
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof. dr. M.W. Sabelis & dr I.K.A. Lesna.

Botton, S. (20-03-2007)
Natural attenuation of BTEX in a polluted aquifer. Give bugs a chance!
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof. dr J.M. Verstraten & J.R. Parsons.

Pieters, B.J. (26-04-2007)
Daphnid population responses to pesticides.
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof.dr W. Admiraal, prof.dr M. Liess & dr M.H.S. Kraak.

Bakker, A.C. (28-06-2007)
Mating strategies in small ermine moths.
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof.dr S.B.J. Menken & dr P. Roessingh.

Stift, M. (06-07-2007)
Polyploidy and Hybridisation in the Rorippa x anceps Hybrid Complex.
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. P.H. van Tienderen & dr J.G.B. Oostermeijer.

Smallegange, I.M. (05-09-2007)
Interference competition and patch choice in foraging shore crabs.
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof. dr. M.W. Sabelis & J. van der Meer.

Zeng, J. (18-09-2007)
Developing Species Recognition and Diagnostics of Rare Opportunistic Fungi.
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof.dr G.S. de Hoog & U. Graser.

Kardinaal, W.E.A. (21-09-2007)
Who's bad? Molecular identification reveals seasonal dynamics of toxic and non-toxic freshwater cyanobacteria.
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof. dr. J. Huisman, prof.dr L.R. Mur & dr P.M. Visser.

Van Wijk, M. (21-09-2007)
Deciphering the code of herbivore-induced plant odours: the whole is different from the sum of its parts
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof. dr. M.W. Sabelis & Prof. dr. W.J. Wadman

Ferreira Marinho, J.A.M. (25-09-2007)
Plant-predator mutualism through leaf domatia: benefits to both partners?
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof. dr. M.W. Sabelis & dr A. Janssen.

Tonk, L. (28-09-2007)
Impact of environmental factors on toxic and bioactive peptide production by harmful cyanobacteria.
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof. dr. J. Huisman & dr P.M. Visser.

Platvoet, D. (24-10-2007)
Dikerogammarus villosus (Sowinsky, 1894) an amphipod with a bite.
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof. dr. F.R. Schram & Prof. dr. G. van der Velde.

Aliabadian, M. (24-10-2007)
Systematics and biogeography of Palaearctic avifauna: evolution, hybridization, and secondary contact zones.
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof.dr S.B.J. Menken, prof.dr. M.K.H. Veith & dr. V. Nijman.

Marijnissen, S.A.E. (24-10-2007)
Lake Tanganyika Crabs. Evolution, Ecology and Implications for Conservation
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof.dr F.R. Schram & prof.dr S.B.J. Menken.

Lammertink, J.M. (07-12-2007)
Community ecology and logging responses of Southeast Asian woodpeckers (Picidae, Aves).
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof.dr S.B.J. Menken.

Linden, M. van der (20-12-2007)
Effects of climate change and human impact on late-Holocene species composition and carbon accumulation in bog ecosystems.
Universiteit van Amsterdam. Prom./coprom.: prof.dr H. Hooghiemstra & dr B. van Geel.

PhD Theses published in 2006

Cascante Marin, A.M. (16-03-2006).
Establishment, reproduction and genetics of epiphytic bromeliad communities during premontane forest succession in Costa Rica.
Universiteit van Amsterdam Prom./coprom.: Tienderen, prof.dr. P.H. van, & Wolf, dr J.H.D.

Van Roon, A. (12-04-2006).
Designing sustainable chemicals.
Universiteit van Amsterdam Prom./coporm.: Govers, prof.dr. H.A.J. & Parsons, dr. J.R.

Torres, V. (10-05-2006).
Pliocene-Pleistocene evolution of flora, vegetation and climate: a palynological and sedimentological study of a 586-m core from the Bogotá Basin, Colombia.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Hooghiemstra, prof.dr H., & Vandenberghe, prof.dr. J.

Wolfshaar, K.E. van de (10-05-2006).
Population persistence in the face of size-dependent predation and competitiion interactions.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom.: De Roos, prof. dr. A.M. & Perssons, prof. dr. L.

Bouma, N.A. (01-06-2006).
Rill initiation and development in relation to dynamic soil properties.
Universiteit van Amsterdam (317 pag.)
Prom./coprom.: Imeson, dr A.C., & Verstraten, prof. dr J.M.

Kant, M. (27-06-2006).
The consequences of herbivore variability for direct and indirect defenses of plants.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom..: Haring, prof. dr. M.A. & Sabelis, prof. dr. M.W.

Opijnen, T. van (06-07-2006).
Virus and environment. How HIV-1 replication and evolution are driven by the host environment.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom.: Berkhout, prof. dr. B. & Sabelis, prof. dr. M.W.

Verspagen, Jolanda (26-09-2006).
Benthic-pelagic coupling in the population dynamics of the cyanobacterium Microcystis.
Universiteit Utrecht
Prom./coprom.: Laanbroek, prof. dr. H.J. , Huisman, prof. dr. J. , Visser, dr. P.M.

Groot, T.V.M. (26-10-2006).
The effects of symbiont induced haploid thelythoky on the evolution of Brevipalpus mites.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Proms./coprom.: Menken, prof. dr. S.B.J., Sabelis, prof. dr. M.W. & Breeuwer, dr. J.A.J.

Ballegooijen, W.M. van (15-11-2006).
Evolution & ecology of infectious disease.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Roos, prof. dr. A.M. de & Boerlijst, dr. M.C.

Pham Thi, N.N. (21-11-2006).
Numerical Analysis of Phytoplankton Dynamics. Universiteit van Amsterdam.
Prom./coprom.: prof.dr J.G. Verwer, dr B.P. Sommeijer, & prof. dr. J. Huisman.

Meijer, A. (05-12-2006).
Improvement of the life cycle assessment methodology for dwellings.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Reijnders, prof. dr. L. & Huijbrechts, dr. M.A.J.

PhD Theses published in 2005


Hulscher, Th.E.M. ten (13-01-2005).
Availability of organic contaminants in lake Ketelmeer sediment. Understanding sorption kinetics and distribution of in-situ contaminants.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Govers, Prof. dr. H.A.J..


Meirmans, P.G. (29-03-2005).
Ecological and gentic Interactions between Diploid Sexua and Triploid Apomictic Dandelions.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Tienderen, prof.dr. P.H. van, Menken, prof.dr S.B.J., & Nijs, dr J.C.M. den.

Peijnenburg, K.T.C.A. (13-04-2005).
Structure at Open Sea. genetics of Zooplankton Populations.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Menken, prof.dr S.B.J., Pierrot-Bults, dr A.C., & Breeuwer, dr J.A.J..

Voogd, N.J. de (22-04-2005).
Indonesian Sponges. Biodiversity and mariculture potential. Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Bak, prof.dr R.P.M., Soest, dr R.W.M. van, & Hoeksema, B.W..

Hille Ris Lambers, R. (05-07-2005).
Persistence of Omnivory.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Roos, prof. dr. A.M. de, & Sabelis, prof. dr. M.W.

Boivin, M.-E. (08-07-2005).
Diversity of microbial communities in metal-polluted heterogeneous environments.
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Admiraal, prof.dr W.

Scheffers, S.R. (06-09-2005).
Benthic-pelagic coupling in coral reefs- the interaction between framework cavities and the reef water column.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Bak, prof.dr R.P.M..

Sanchez, M. (07-09-2005).
Use of tropical rain forest biodiversity by indigenous communities in northwestern Amazonia. Uso de la biodiversidad del bosque tropical por communidades Indigenas en la Amazonia noroccidental.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Cleef, prof.dr A.M., Hooghiemstra, prof.dr H., & Duivenvoorden, dr J.F..

Meeteren, M.J.M. van (27-09-2005).
Heathland ecosystem functioning under climate change.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Verstraten, prof. dr J.M., & Tietema, dr A..

Raat, K.J. (29-09-2005).
An analysis of short-term dynamics and parametric uncertainty.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Verstraten, prof. dr J.M., & Tietema, dr A..

Zwart, D. de (29-09-2005).
Impact of Toxicity on Species Composition of Aquatic Communities: Concordance of Predictions and Field Observations.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Admiraal, prof.dr W..

Parrado Rosselli, A. (19-10-2005).
Fruit availability and Seed Dispersal in Terra firme Rain Forests of Colombian Amazonia.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Cleef, prof.dr A.M., Hooghiemstra, prof.dr H., & Bouman, dr F.

Groenendijk, J.P. (28-10-2005).
Towards recovery of native forest in the Colombian Andes. A plantation experiment for ecological restoration.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Cleef, prof.dr A.M., Hooghiemstra, prof.dr H., & Duivenvoorden, dr J.F.

Hountondji, F.C.C. (01-11-2005).
Classical microbial control of the cassava green mite.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Sabelis, prof. dr. M.W.

Schutten, J. (02-12-2005).
Biomechanical Limitations on macrophytes in Shallow Lakes.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Admiraal, prof.dr W.

Andersson, J. (09-12-2005).
The development of resource polymorphism - Effects of diet, predation risk and population dynamical feedbacks.
University of Umea, Sweden (97 pag.)
Prom./coprom.: Persson, L., & Roos, prof. dr. A.M. de.

PhD Theses published in 2004

Boer, J.G. de (13-02-2004).
Bugs in Odour space: How predatory mites repsond to variation in herbivore-induced plant volatiles.
Universiteit Wageningen
Prom./coprom.: Dicke, dr. M., & Sabelis, prof. dr. M.W..

Tchouto, P. (23-02-2004).
Plant diversity in a central African rain forest: implications for biodiversity conservation in Cameroon.
Universiteit Wageningen
Prom./coprom.: Cleef, prof.dr A.M., & Maesen, Prof. dr. L.J.G. van der.

Kooten, T. van (24-03-2004).
On the interplay of life-history and population dynamics: emergent consequences of individual variability and specialization.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Roos, prof. dr. A.M. de, & Persson, L..

Boom, A. (29-03-2004).
A geochemical study of lacustrine sediments: towards palaeo-climatic reconstructions of high Andean biomes in Colombia.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Hooghiemstra, prof.dr H., & Sinninge Damste, prof. dr. J..

Erpenbeck, D.J.G. (31-03-2004).
On the Phylogeny of Halichondrid Demosponges.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Schram, prof.dr F.R..

Mwasi, B. (31-03-2004).
Landscape change dynamics in a semi-arid part of Baringo District, Kenya, based on Landsat-TM-Data and GIS analysis.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Sevink, prof. dr J., & Cammeraat, dr. L.H..

Jonkers, C.C.A. (08-04-2004).
Environmental behaviour of onylphenol ethoxylates in coastal waters.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Laane, prof.dr R.W.P.M., Govers, Prof. dr. H.A.J., & Voogt, dr. P. de.

Magalhaes, S. (23-04-2004).
To eat and not to be eaten.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Sabelis, prof. dr. M.W., & Janssen, dr A..

Lloyd Davies, M.T. (16-04-2004).
A polar paradise: the glaciation of South Victoria Land, Antarctica.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Meer, dr J.J.M. van der, & Imeson, dr A.C.

Duque, A.J. (08-06-2004).
Plant diversity scaled by growth forms along spatial and environmental gradients.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Cleef, prof.dr A.M., Hooghiemstra, prof.dr H., & Duivenvoorden, dr J.F..

Maier, C. (11-06-2004).
Exploring stable isotopic variation in scleractinian coral tissue and skeleton; Proxies for climate, ecological plasticity and coral.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Bak, prof.dr R.P.M..

Grinten, E. van der (18-06-2004).
Dynamic species interactions in phototrophic biofilms.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Admiraal, prof.dr W.

Vrugt, J.A. (29-06-2004).
Improved inverse modeling for assessing soilhydraulic properties at different scales.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Bouten, dr W., & Verstraten, prof. dr J.M.

Haas, E.M. de (02-07-2004).
Persistence of benthic invertebrates in polluted sediments.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Admiraal, prof.dr W., Koelmans, A.A., & Kraak, dr M.H.S.


Dias-Sardinha, I.M. (16-09-2004).
Towards strategic sustainability performance evaluation: a study of portuguese companies.
Universiteit van AmsterdamUvA
Prom./coprom.: Reijnders, prof. dr L.

Yeremenko, N. (17-09-2004).
Functional flexibility of photosystem I in cyanobacteria.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Huisman, prof. dr. J., Vermaas, dr W.F.J., & Matthijs, dr. H.C.P.

Dekker, W. (11-10-2004).
Slipping through our hands. Population of the European Eel.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Sabelis, prof. dr. M.W., & Daan, prof. dr. N.

Kreb, D. (09-11-2004).
Facultative River Dolphins. Conservation and Social Ecology of Freshwater and Coastal Irrawaddy Dolphins in Indonesia
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Prom./coprom.: Schram, prof.dr F.R.

Leal, M.E. (21-12-2004).
The African rain forest during the Last Glacial Maximum: an Archipelago of forests in a sea of grass.
Universiteit Wageningen
Prom./coprom.: Cleef, prof.dr A.M., & Maessen, L.J.G.

PhD Theses published in 2003

Nomikou, M. (23-01-2003).
Combatting whiteflies: predatory mites as a novel weapon.
Universiteit van Amsterdam.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. M. W. Sabelis, prof. dr. J. C. van Lenteren & dr A. Janssen.

Joolen, E. van (12-02-2003).
Archaeological land evaluation. A reconstruction of the suitability of ancient landscapes for various land uses in Italy focused on the first millennium BC.
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr J. Sevink & prof. dr P. A. J. A. Hema.

Krop, H.B. (18-02-2003).
Thermodynamic approaches for the environmental chemistry of organic pollutants.
Universiteit van Amsterdam.
(Co-)promot.: H. A. J. Govers & J. R. Parsons.

Arbelaez Velasquez, M.V. (20-02-2003).
Diversity and dynamics of the vegetation on the sandstone plateaus of the Colombian Amazonia.
Universiteit van Amsterdam.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr A. M. Cleef, prof.dr H. Hooghiemstra & R. Callejas.

Diekmann, O.E. (27-02-2003).
The coral genus Madracis. Speciation in corals and their symbionts.
Universiteit van Amsterdam.
Promot.: prof.dr R. P. M. Bak.

Schmidt, K. (04-03-2003).
Hyperspectral remote sensing of vegetation species distribution in a saltmarsh.
Wageningen Universiteit
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr A. M. Cleef.

Vonk, R. (06-03-2003).
Explorations of the systematics and deep history of stygobiont amphipods.
Universiteit van Amsterdam.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr F. R. Schram.

Blaauw, M.A. (20-03-2003).
An investigation of Holocene sun-climate relationships using numerical C-14 wiggle-match dating of peat deposits.
Universiteit van Amsterdam.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr H. Hooghiemstra, dr B. van Geel & J. van der Plicht.

Leslie, H.A. (20-03-2003).
Biomimetic solid-phase microextraction. Estimating body residues and predicting baseline toxicity in aquatic organisms.
IRAS, Universiteit Utrecht
(Co-)promot.: Prof. dr W. Seinen, prof.dr W. Admiraal, Dr. J. Hermens & dr M. H. S. Kraak.

Poeser, F. (16-04-2003).
From the Amazonriver to the Amazon molly and back again.
Universiteit van Amsterdam.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr F. R. Schram & dr H. Nijssen.

Dignum, M. (06-05-2003).
Phosphate uptake proteins as markers for the nutrient status of freshwater cyanobacteria.
Universiteit van Amsterdam.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr L. R. Mur, prof.dr H. J. Laanbroek, dr. H. C. P. Matthijs & dr. R Pel.


Erni, Birgit (06-05-2003).
Simulation models of passerine migration from Europe to Africa.
Universität Basel.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. Bruno Bruderer & dr W. Bouten.

Vreugdenhil, D. (03-06-2003).
Protected areas system planning and monitoring.
Wageningen Universiteit.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr A. M. Cleef.

Grill, A. (04-09-2003).
Endemism in Sardinia: Evolution, ecology, and conservation in the butterfly Maniola nurag.
Universiteit van Amsterdam.
Promot.: prof.dr S. B. J. Menken

Velez, M.A. (09-10-2003).
A contribution of diatom analysis to Lateglacial and Holocene environmental reconstructions of Colombian lowland and montane ecosystems.
Universiteit van Amsterdam.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr H. Hooghiemstra, prof.dr S. Metcalfe & dr. I. Martinez.

Jansen, B. (27-10-2003).
The mobility of aluminium, iron and organic matter in acidic sandy soils.
Universiteit van Amsterdam,
Promot.: prof. dr J. M. Verstraten.

Onzo, A. (11-11-2003).
Population dynamics of cassava green mite and its predator, Typhlodromalus aripo in Benin, West Africa.
Universiteit van Amsterdam.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. M. W. Sabelis & dr. R. Hanna.

Herwijnen, R. van (10-12-2003).
Metabolic and cometabolic biodegradation of PAHs.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Co-)promot.: H. A. J. Govers & J. R. Parsons.

Heugens, E.H.W. (17-12-2003).
Predicting effects of multiple stressors on aquatic biota.
Universiteit van Amsterdam.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr W. Admiraal, N. M. van Straalen, dr M. H. S. Kraak & A. J. Hendriks.

PhD Theses published in 2002

Aerts, J.C.J.H. (22-01-2002)
Spatial decision support for resource allocation
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. J.M. Verstraten, Dr. G. Heuvelink

Egas, C.J.M. (10-02-2002)
Foraging behaviour and the evolution of specialisation in herbivorous arthropods
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr M. W. Sabelis & prof.dr S. B. J. Menken. Cum Laude

Epstein, N. (14-02-2002)
Corall reefs: aspects of management, conservation, and restoration
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Co-)promot.: Prof. dr. R.P.M. Bak & dr. B. Rinkevich

Rijn, P.C.J. van (14-02-2002)
The impact of supplementary food on a prey-predator interaction.
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Co-) promot.: prof.dr M. W. Sabelis

Wiegman, S. (21-02-2002)
Photoenhanced toxicity of azaarenes to marine phytoplankton
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Co-)promot.: Prof. dr. W. Admiraal / Prof. dr. R.W.P.M.
Laane / dr. M.H.S. Kraak/ dr. P. de Voogt

Vermeij, M.J.A. (13-03-2002)
Evolutionary ecology of the coral genus Madracis on Carribbean reefs
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. R. Bak

Berrio Mogollon, J.C. (15-03-2002)
Lateglacial and holocene vegetation and climatic change in lowland Colombia
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Co-)promot.: Prof. dr. H. Hooghiemstra & dr. L.F. Herrera

Beuk, P.L.T. (28-03-2002)
Cicadas spreading by island or by spreading the wings?
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Co-)promot.: prof.dr. F.R. Schram & dr. J.P. Duffels

Jenner, R.A. (17-04-2002)
Macroevolution of animal body plans; evaluating alternative hypotheses
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. F.R. Schram

Claessen, D. (03-06-2002)
Dwarfs and giants: the interplay of size-dependent cannibalism and competition
Universiteit van Amsterdam, Cum laude
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. A.M. de Roos & Dr. L. Persson

Dorren, L.K.A. (27-09-2002)
Mountain geo-ecosystems GIS modelling of rockfall and protection forest structure
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Co-)promot.: Prof. dr. A. C. Imeson & dr. A.C. Seijmonsbergen

Huisman, J.A.H. (04-10-2002)
Measuring soil water content with time domain reflectometry and ground-penetrating radar
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. J.M. Verstraten

Coppus, R. (13-11-2002)
Landscape sensitivity to erosion in three semi-arid Central Andean geo-ecosystems
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. A.C. Imeson & Prof. dr. J. Sevink

Tol, R.W.H.M. van. (22-11-2002)
Fatal attraction: novel strategies for wine weevil control
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Co-)promot.: Prof. dr. M.W. Sabelis/ dr. J.H. Visser

Priadjati, A. (26-11-2002)
Dipterocarpaceae: forest fires and forest recovery
Wageningen University
(Co-) promot.: R. A. A. Oldeman, J. Soedarsono & prof.dr S.
B. J. Menken

Cleary, D. (19-12-2002)
Biodiversity and Environmental change in the rainforests of Borneo
Universiteit van Amsterdam
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. S.B.J. Menken

PhD Theses published in 2001

Huijbregts, M.A.J. (18-01-2001)
Uncertainty and variability in environmental life cycle assessment
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 190 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. L. Reijnders

Hiemstra, J.F. (19-01-2001)
Dirt pictures reveal the past extent of the grounded Antarctic ice sheet
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 231 pp
(Co-)promot.: dr. J. J. M. van der Meer & dr. A. C. Imeson

Dijk, P.M. van (30-01-2001)
Soil erosion and associated sediment supply to rivers
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 211 pp.
(Co-)promot.: dr. A. C. Imeson

Janssen, J.A.M. (09-02-2001)
Monitoring of salt-marsh vegetation by sequential mapping
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 249 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. J. Sevink & prof. dr. J. P. Bakker.

Wijk, M.T. van (20-02-2001)
Quantification of the mutual relationships between forest growth and forest
water use: determining factors, feedbacks and strategies
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 192 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. J. M. Verstraten & dr. W. Bouten

Zaniewski, K. (09-03-2002)
Plasmic fabric analysis of glacial sediments using quantitative image analysis
methods and GIS
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 219 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. J. Sevink & J. van der Meer.

Vijverberg, C.A. (29-03-2001)
Adaptive radiation of Australian and New Zealand Microseris (Asteraceae)
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 183 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. K. Bachmann.

Baral, H.S. (05-04-2001)
Community structure and habitat associations of lowland grassland birds in Nepal
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 235 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. F. R. Schram

Obale, F. (09-04-2001)
Impacts of agricultural land use histories on soil organic matter dynamics and
related properties of Savannah soils in North Cameroon.
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 181 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr .J. Sevink & W. Groot.

Luijten, S.H. (23-05-2001)
Reproduction and genetics in fragmented plant populations
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 120 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. S. B. J. Menken

Drukker, B. (31-05-2001)
How predatory arthropods learn to use herbivore-induced plant volatiles. Evidence
from behavioural experiments and the field
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 115 pp. (Co-)promot.: prof.dr.M. W. Sabelis & P. Scutareanu

Schneider, J. (30-08-2001)
Diversity, structure, and biogeography of a successional and mature upper
montane rain forest of the Venezualan Andes
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet, 376 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr .G. Zizka & prof. dr. A. M. Cleef)

Nijman, V.J. (25-09-2001)
Forest (and) primates: Conservation and ecology of the endemic primates of
Java and Borneo
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 232 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr .S. B. J. Menken.

Freitas Vala Salvador, F. de (07-11-2001)
Genetic conflicts between Cytosplasmic bacteria and their Mite Host
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 111 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. M. W. Sabelis & dr. J. A. J. Breeuwer

Faraji, F. (13-11-2001)
How counter-attacking prey influence foraging and oviposition decisions of a predatory
mite Universiteit van Amsterdam, 76 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. M. W. Sabelis & dr. A. R. M. Janssen

Wille, M. (27-11-2001)
Vegetation history and climate records of Colombian lowland areas: rain forest,
savanna and intermontane ecosystems
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 163 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. H. Hooghiemstra

Orozco Pardo, I.C. (04-12-2001)
Brunellia, Evolutionary biology of Brunellia Ruiz & Pavon (Brunelliaceae,
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 164 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. H. Hooghiemstra

Dunne', H.J.F van (19-12-2001)
Establishment and Development of Epiphytes in Secondary Neotropical Forests
Universiteit van Amsterdam. (Den Haag: 4SE Digital Prints). (Co-)promot.: prof.dr. H. Hooghiemstra, prof. dr. J. H. D. Wolf & prof.dr. A. M. Cleef.

PhD Theses published in 2000

Venzon, M. (27-01-2000)
Food webs on plants: the role of a generalist predator
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 91 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. M. W. Sabelis & dr. A. R. M. Janssen.

Krips, O.E. (10-04-2000)
Plant effects on biological control of spider mites in the ornamental crop gerbera
Wageningen Universiteit, 113 pp.
(Co-)promot.: dr. M. Dicke, prof.dr. M. W. Sabelis & J. C. van Lenteren.

Abuodha, J. (25-04-2000)
Geomorphology of the Malindi Bay coastal sand dunes
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 179 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. P. D. Jungerius, M. Tole & dr. J. H. van Boxel

Kiers, A.M. (10-05-2000)
Endive, Chicory, and their wild relatives
Universiteit Leiden, 77 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. P. Baas & prof.dr. K. Bachmann).

Smit, A. (23-06-2000)
Impact of grazing on carbon and nutrient cycling in a grass-encroached Scots
pine forest
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 101 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. J. Sevink & dr. A. M. Kooijman.

Bergeijk, S.A. van (08-09-2000)
Production of dimethylsulfonionpropionate and dimethylsulfide in intertidal sediment
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 157 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. L. R. Mur & L. J. Stal.

Klok, C. (27-09-2000)
A quest for the role of habitat quality in nature conservation
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 127 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. M. W. Sabelis & dr. A. M. de Roos.

Garcia-Mendoza, E. (10-10-2000)
Photoadaptation in micralgae: xantophyll cycle and state transition strategies
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 117 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. L. R. Mur & dr. H. C. P. Matthijs

Weerts, A.H. (24-10-2000)
Transport properties of unsaturated sandy soils. Analogies, measurement
and models
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 96 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. J. M. Verstraten & dr .W. Bouten.

Dekker, S.C. (24-10-2000)
Modelling and monitoring forest evapotranspiration. Behaviour, concepts and
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 119 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. J. M. Verstraten & dr. W. Bouten

Keizer, J.J. (01-12-2000)
Vascular plant family composition of the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 160 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. A. M. Cleef, prof.dr. H. Hooghiemstra & dr. J. F. Duivenvoorden.

Speranza, A.O.M. (11-12-2000)
Solar and anthropogenic forcing of late-Holocene vegetation changes in the
Czech Giant Mountains
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 127 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof.dr. H. Hooghiemstra, dr. B. van Geel & J. van der Plicht).

Gravendeel, B. (13-12-2000)
Reorganising the orchid genus Coelogyne. A phylogenetic classification based on
morphology and molecules
Universiteit Leiden, 208 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. P. Baas & prof.dr K. Bachmann.

Lee, G.E.M. van der (14-12-2000)
Anoxic conditions in a Douglas fir litter layer
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 133 pp.
(Co-)promot.: prof. dr. J. M. Verstraten, dr. W. Bouten & dr. A. Tietema.

Published by  IBED

11 July 2018