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Completed Master of Sciences Theses:

2021

Microbial processes depending on soil water content in soils along a climate gradient in Chile, Isabell Seuß, EarthShape project 12, Phase II, University of Bayreuth, Germany

Nährstofflimitierung von Bodenmikroorganismen in Boden- und Streuproben entlang eines Klimagradienten in Chile, Katharina Huesmann, EarthShape project 2, Phase II, University of Tübingen, Germany

2020

Changes in microbial Fe-cycling along a precipitation gradientLea Sauter, EarthShape project 15, Phase II, University of Tübingen, Germany

Export of Major and Trace elements from Catchments Along a Climatic Gradient in the Chilean Coastal CordilleraLorenz Kandolf, EarthShape project 2, Phase II, University of Tübingen, Germany

Vegetation remote sensing for thermochronology along the climate gradient of the Chilean coastal cordillera, Robin Fischer, EarthShape project 10, Phase II, University of Marburg, Germany

Tracking down the toplayer signature of granite bedrock weathering hy hyperspectral, mineral and geochemical analyses along an aridity gradient. Ciaran Peter Fitzgerald, EarthShape project 12, Phase I, University of Hannover, Germany

Soil structure formation in semi-arid top- and subsoil driven by living roots. Franziska Steiner, EarthShape project 3, Phase II, Technical University Munich, Germany

2019

Soil Microhabitats along a Climatic Gradient in the Atacama Desert, Chile. Diana Boy, EarthShape project 12, Phase I, University of Hannover, Germany

Distribution of Halogens (F, Cl, Br, I) along a Climate Gradient of the Chilean Coastal Cordillera. Erik Lemke, EarthShape project 11, Phase I, University of Tübingen, Germany

Climate and litter quality controls on nutrient loss during decomposition. Timo Knüver, EarthShape project 11, Phase I, University of Tübingen, Germany

Impact of artificial herbivory on foliar nutrient concentrations and initial litter decomposition. Laura Korbacher, EarthShape project 11, Phase I, University of Tübingen, Germany

Can C addition increase the biotic mobilization of immobilized phosphorus? A conceptual, dual-isotsope labeling study along a continental gradient. Yue Hu, EarthShape project 6, Phase I, University of Göttingen, Germany

Lichens bite the Dust - Identity and Bio-weathering Capacity of Chlorolichens from the Atacama Desert. Dina Emrich, EarthShape project 5, Phase I, T. University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

Long-term Exhumation History of the Chilean Coastal Cordillera from 26 to 37 Degrees Latitude from Apatite (U-Th)/He Thermochronology. Marcel Anhorn, EarthShape project 2, Phase I, University of Tübingen, Germany

2018

Aggregate stability of soil and the role of microbiota under wetting and drying cycles along a climate gradient in Chile. Juliana Klein, EarthShape project 13, Phase I, University of Tübingen, Germany

Statistical Downscaling of Monthly Temperature and Precipitation in Chile. Samuel Scherrer, EarthShape project 2, Phase I, University of Tübingen, Germany

Initial soil erosion as a function of aggregate stability at different slope positions under different climates in Chile. Johanna Kinkela, EarthShape project 13, Phase I, University of Tübingen, Germany

Remote Sensing of Vegetation along a latitudinal gradient in Chile. Christian Bödinger, EarthShape, Phase I, University of Tübingen, Germany

The effect of tools with different lithologies on erosion efficiency in Bedrock rivers. Melle Koelewijn, EarthShape project 9, Phase I, GFZ Potsdam, Germany

Storminess and extreme precipitation events in South America throughout the Late Cenozoic. Jana F. Geller, EarthShape project 2, Phase I, University of Tübingen, Germany

Impact of Drought on Plant-Available Nutrients in Soils along a Chilean Climatic Gradient. Florian Hofmann, EarthShape project 11, Phase I, University of Tübingen, Germany

2017

The Influence of Vegetation on Erosion and Sediment Connectivity. Kerstin Kleinohl, EarthShape project 4, Phase I, University of Bonn, Germany

Remote Sensing based Mapping of Vegetation Properties relevant to Splash Erosion. Johannes Senn, EarthShape project 4, Phase I, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Stable isotope analysis (δ13C and δ18O) in Patosia peat cellulose from the Rio Claro Peatland (Chile, 30°S) and its potential for paleoenvironmental implications in the Andes. Joana Seguin. EarthShape project 7, Phase I, University of Heidelberg, Germany

A comparative study about photosynthetic reactivation of epiphytic fruticose chlorolichens by air humidity: their ecophysiological performance, morphology and photobiont-phylogeny. Lena Weber. EarthShape project 5, Phase I, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

 

2016

Hyperspectral remote sensing of biological soil crusts in the Atacama Desert. Jakob Schmidt. EarthShape project 5, Phase I, University of Marburg, Germany