MSc Theses (in alphabetical order)

Blaurock, K., 2017. Effects of the herbicide Roundup© on the metabolism of Gammarus fossarum (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Gammaridae)

Bourbonnais, A., 2007. Nitrate isotope anomalies and N2 fixation in the Azores Front region (subtropical N-E Atlantic). MSc Thesis Université du Québec à Montreal.


Blin, A., 2008. The history and presence of cyanobacterial blooms in Lake Brome (QC) in relation to catchment perturbations: paleopigments, akinetes, and phytoplankton. MSc Thesis Université du Québec à Montreal (in French).


Freymond, C., 2012. N2O production in sediments of the Lake Lugano South Basin – A new 15N labelling method. MSc Thesis University Basel.

Giglio, E., 2017. Nitrat-Isotopenfraktionierung während der Denitrifikation und Identifikation von schwefelabhängigen, nitratreduzierenden Bakterien in der Redox-Übergangszone im Luganersee, Nordbecken

Haefelfinger, R., 2014. Biogeochemical investigation of three road runoff treatment plants in the Canton Basel-Landschaft. MSc Thesis University Basel.


Hitz, C., 2009. Investigations on the methane turnover in the sediments and the water column of Lake Lugano. MSc Thesis University Basel.

Kahne, L.M., 2015. Nitrous oxide production in a meromictic south alpine lake: Insights from N and O isotope ratios. MSc Thesis University Basel.


Ley, M., 2013. Quantifizierung bakterieller Biomasse während des Abbaus organischen Materials mittels Fluoreszenzmikroskopie und Durchflusszytometrie. MSc Thesis University Basel (in German).

Ogorka, S., 2014. Biogeochemical Maturation of Three Road Runoff Treatment Plants in Canton Basel-Land. MsC-Thesis University Basel.


Rechtsteiner, R., 2009*. Nitrogen transformations along hyporheic hydrological connectivity in a restored riparian zone at the River Thur, Switzerland. MSc Thesis ETH Zurich.

Richner, D., 2017. Short-term variations of methane and methanotrophic activity in a coastal inlet (Eckernförde Bay, Germany)


Sax, N., 2012. The history of water column euxinia and red sulfur bacteria in Lake Cadagno: A biomarker approach. MSc Thesis University Basel.

Stockar, M., 2016. Facilitation in Legume-Maize Intercropping Systems Mediated by Common Mycorrhizal Networks. MSc Thesis University Basel in collaboration with Agroscope

Stötter T., 2011. Die Stickstoff-Isotopenzusammensetzung von Phaeopigmenten in Seesedimenten des Lago di Cadagno. MSc Thesis University Basel (in German).


Wyss, S., 2010. Episodic destratification of the Lake Lugano North Basin: Implications for biogeochemical budgets in a eutrophic meromictic lake. MSc Thesis University Basel (in German)



Zimmermann, R., 2017. Distribution of Burkholderia pseudomallei in Lao rivers. MSc Thesis University Basel

*study that was conducted to a large extent in laboratories of the Aquatic and Isotope Biogeochemistry working group

BSc Theses (in alphabetical order)

Blaurock, K., 2015. The cycling of NOx in the Benguela upwelling area: constraints from nitrate N and O isotope signatures. BSc Thesis University Basel

Burgdorfer, L., 2017. Die Sauerstoff- und Stickstoffisotopenfraktionierung während der Denitrifizierung durch die Enzyme NAR und NAP bei zwei E.coli Stämmen.

Buser, C., 2012. Einfluss von Wasserprobenlagerung auf die Analyse von Nitrat- und Nitritkonzentrationen und –isotopenzusammensetzung. BSc Thesis University Basel (in German)

Engbersen, N., 2015. Spatiotemporal changes in the methanotrophic community of Eckernförde Bay. BSc Thesis University Basel

Erne, M., 2013. Mapping of methane surface concentrations in the Lake Lugano northern basin: Implications for methane fluxes into the Atmosphere. BSc Thesis University Basel.

Felber, N., 2014. Identifizierung von methanoxidierenden Mikroorganismen. BSc Thesis University Basel (in German)

Giglio, E., 2015. Zusammenhang der Korngrössenverteilung authigener Kalzitkristalle und des Phosphatgehalts im Sempachersee. BSc Thesis University Basel (in German).

Jenzer, J., 2014. Identifizierung und Quantifizierung methanotropher Bakterien in der Nepheloidschicht des Luganersee Südbeckens. BSc Thesis University Basel (in German).

Neumann, J., 2014. Nitrate concentration and d15NO3- in the Drake Passage and Atlantic Southern Ocean surface waters: constraints on nitrate utilization. BSc Thesis University Basel.

Richner, D., 2015. Methodenetablierung zur Kultivierung von Pseudomonas sp. und der Amplifikation derer Nitrat-Reduktase Gene NarG und NapA. BSc Thesis University Basel (in German).

Schmid, A., 2014. Bestimmung von 18O/16O-Isotopenverhältnissen in gelöstem Sauerstoff. Methodenetablierung und Anwendung in einer limnologischen Studie. BSc Thesis University Basel (in German).

Stern, B., 2016. Redoxsensitive Elemente als Proxyindikatoren für ehemalige Umweltbedingungen des Sempachersees. BSc Thesis University Basel

Stöcklin, N., 2015. Pilotversuche zur DIN-Isotopendynamik in partiellen Nitration/Anammox (PN/A)-Systemen. BSc Thesis University Basel

Vögtli, I., 2014. Biomarkersignaturen in rezenten Sedimenten und diagenetischen Karbonaten in Cold Seeps am Kontinentalhang von Svalbard. BSc Thesis University Basel (in German).