Themenangebote für Studienabschlussarbeiten/Available topics for theses

There are several possibilities doing a case study, Bachelor's, Master's or Diploma thesis. You can work within a current research project or we can discuss your own ideas. Please contact the relevant researcher or Prof. Dr. G. Schaumann (schaumann@uni-landau.de).

 

Current topics available

 

Fungal activity in soil - How fungi-derived polymeric substances promote stable soil structures and modulate soil hydrology

Kind of work: Lab work

Project: -

Supervision and contact: Christian Buchmann (buchmann@uni-landau.de)

Research project, Bachelor's or Master's theses

 

Olive mill wasterwater in soil - How organic contaminants derived from wastewater leaches through soil -  A lysemeter study

Kind of work: Lab work

Project: TRILAT

Supervision and contact: Christian Buchmann (buchmann@uni-landau.de)

Research project, Bachelor's theses

 

Plastics in soil - How microplastics affect soil-water interactions and soil structure

Kind of work: Lab work

Project: SOILPLAST

Supervision and contact: Christian Buchmann (buchmann@uni-landau.de)

Research project, Bachelor's or Master's theses

 

Plastics in soil—Are agricultural plastic films a source of microplastics in surrounding ecosystems?

Kind of work: Lab work (method development)

Project: SOILPLAST

Supervision and contact: Zacharias Steinmetz ()

Research project, Bachelor's or Master's theses

 

Interaction of engineered nanoparticles with air-water interface

Kind of work: Lab work and modelling

Within the project: INTERNANO

Supervision and contact: George Metreveli (metreveli@uni-landau.de)

Bachelor or Master or Diploma thesis

 

Interaction of engineered nanoparticles with natural minerals - heteroaggregation and sorption

Kind of work: Lab work and modelling

Within the project: INTERNANO

Supervision and contact: George Metreveli (metreveli@uni-landau.de)

Bachelor- or Master- or Diplomathesis

 

I) Effect of microbial and fungal exudates on hydrological and mechanical properties of soil

II) Polymer-clay interactions and their contribution to well-structured soil

III) Stabilization of soil structures by organic substances – What do we known, what not?

IV) The use of model polymers as alternative to soil organic matter? – Advantages and limitations

V) The formation of biogeochemical interfaces in soil and their contribution to soil physichochemical properties

Kind of work: Lab work (I-II) or literature research (III-V)

Available for: Bachelor-/ Master thesis and research project (german and english possible)

Project: SOIL-H-Relax

Supervision and contact: Christian Buchmann (buchmann@uni-landau.de)

 

Ist Mucilage Exudation ein Weg für Mycotoxin-infizierte Samen sich zu entgiften?

Project: MUCILAGE

Kind of work: Lab work

Supervision and contact: Mathilde Brax (), Katherine Munoz ()

Research project/Bachelor/Master thesis

 

How does the effect of mucilage on water mobility and rhizosphere saturated hydraulic conductivity depend on soil particle size?

Project: MUCILAGE

Kind of work: Lab work

Supervision and contact: Mathilde Brax (), Eva Kroener ()

Research project/Bachelor/Master thesis

 

Alternative fungicides from olive pomace for organic farming, especially against downy mildew of grapevine (Plasmopara viticola)

Project: BMBF Olive-Project

Supervision and contact: Jones Athai. Betr. G.E. Schaumann.

Master thesis

 

Stream mesocosm study on the environmental behaviour of engineered nanoparticles in aquatic-terrestrial compartments

Kind of work: pilot study

Within the project: INTERNANO

Supervision and contact: Sandra Barnikol / George Metreveli (barnikol@uni-landau.de / metreveli@uni-landau.de)

 

Influence of flooding on soil organic matter properties

Kind of work: soil sampling, laboratory analysis, data evaluation

Within the project: Wässerwiesen TP Boden

Supervision and contact: Dr. Dörte Diehl (diehl@uni-landau), Prof. Hermann Jungkunst (jungkunst@uni-landau); further information: see pdf (SOMQual)

Bachelor- or Master- or Diplomathesis

 

Effects of Olive Mill Wastewater on Soil Arthropods and Soil Chemistry

Kind of work: Lab and Field Studies, Low-tier assessment

Within the project: TRILAT-OLIVEOIL

Supervision and contact: Markus Kurtz, (kurtz@uni-landau.de)

 

Stability of engineered nanoparticles in different aqueous media

Kind of work: Lab work

Within the project: INTERNANO

Supervision and contact: George Metreveli (metreveli@uni-landau.de)