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

PhD Theses published in 2019


Ciska Overbeek (17 December 2019)

Peat formation on a former landfill: Production and decomposition of aquatic pioneer vegetation

Supervisor: W. Admiraal
Co-supervisors: H.G. van der Geest, E.E. van Loon

Amir Arastehfar (9 December 2019)

Development of fungal identification tools and evaluation of microbiological and clinical profiles of Candida species from Iran

Supervisor: T. Boekhout
Co-supervisor: M. Kostrzewa

Paula C. dos Reis Oliveira (20 November 2019)

The landscape drives the stream: Unraveling ecological mechanisms to improve restoration

Supervisors:  P.F.M. Verdonschot; M.H.S. Kraak
Co-supervisors: R.C.M. Verdonschot, H.G. van der Geest

Ben Fungo (30 October 2019)

Greening with black: Biochar-soil amendment for low-emission agriculture

Supervisors: K. Kalbitz, B. Jansen
Co-supervisor: P. de Ruiter

Francisco Cuesta (20 september 2019)

Global environmental changes in the high tropical Andes

Supervisors: W.D. Gosling, P.H. van Tienderen
Co-supervisor: J. Sevink

Vittorio Albergamo (10 September 2019)

Polar organic contaminants in natural drinking water sources and their removal by reverse osmosis

Supervisors: W.P. de Voogt, G.J. van der Meer
Co-supervisor: E. R. Cornelissen

Bram Knegt (26 June 2019)

Costs and benefits of plant defence suppression by Tetranychus evansi spider mites

Supervisor: E. Toby Kiers
Co-supervisor: C.J.Martijn Egas

Peter van Puijenbroek (26 June 2019)

Bridging policy targets and aquatic ecosystem responses

Supervisors: P.F.M. Verdonschot, M. H.S. Kraak

Catalina Chaparro Pedraza (7 June 2019)

Populations crossing habitat boundaries in the face of environmental change

Supervisor: A. M. de Roos

Lotte de Vries (6  June 2019)

Selection in two-sex structured populations

Supervisors: H. Caswell, A. M. de Roos

Marian Cabrera Pantoja (4 June 2019)

Trait-based studies of páramo vegetation in the northern Andes

Supervisors: J. F. Duivenvoorden, P. C. de Ruiter

Tom van den Beuken (18 January 2019)

Male morph coexistence in the bulb mite Rhizoglyphus Robini

Supervisor: P. C. de Ruiter
Co-supervisor: I. M. Smallegange