Systems Ecology and Resource Management

Écologie des Systèmes et Gestion des Ressources

- Biocomplexity Research Focus -

Alumni (Anciens membres)

 

MSc., PhD. Postdoc and Internship Alumni supervised by Prof. Dahdouh-Guebas (in alphabetic order) :

 

PhD Alumni

  1. Benitez-Capistros, F.J., 2016. Social and ecological systems dynamics of the Galapagos Islands: Participatory methodological approaches to support sustainability, conservation science and management. PhD Thesis Université Libre de Bruxelles-Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 1050 Brussels, Belgium. 280 pp.

  2. Bosire, J.O., 2006Restoration of ecosystem functioning in restored mangroves in Kenya : implications for management.  PhD Thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 138 pp.

  3. Boupoya-Mapikou, C.-A., 2010. Flore et végétation des clairières intraforestières sur sol hydromorphe dans le Parc National de l’Ivindo (Nord-est Gabon). PhD Thesis, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.  248 pp.

  4. Di Nitto, D., 2010. To go with the flow. A field and modelling approach of hydrochorous mangrove propagule dispersal. PhD Thesis,Vrije Universiteit Brussel-Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1050 Brussels, Belgium. 254 pp.

  5. Droissart, V., 2009Etude taxonomique et biogéographique des plantes endémiques d’Afrique centrale atlantique: le cas des Orchidaceae.  PhD Thesis, Université Libre de Bruxelles - Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, Brussels, Belgium. 289 pp.

  6. Hugé, J., 2012Are we doing the « right » things the « right » way ?  Discourse and practice of sustainability assessment in North and South. PhD Thesis,Vrije Universiteit Brussel-Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1050 Brussels, Belgium. 225 pp.

  7. Kumara, M.P., 2011 The impacts of tree density on the physical and biological characteristics of planted mangrove stands in Sri Lanka PhD Thesis, Napier University, Edinburgh, Schotland, United Kingdom.

  8. Mohamed, M.O.S., 2008.  Are peri-urban mangrove forests viable? Effects of sewage pollution and wood exploitation on the structure and development of the mangroves of Mombasa (Kenya).  Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.  181 pp.

  9. Mukherjee, N., 2014Mangrove ecosystem values and functions: an interdisciplinary approach.  PhD Thesis Université Libre de Bruxelles-Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 1050 Brussels, Belgium.

  10. Nfotabong Atheull, A.,  2011.    Impact of atnthropogenic activities on the vegetation structure of mangrove forests in Kribi, the Nyong river mouth and Cameroon estuary.  Université de Douala, Université Libre de Bruxelles - Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, Brussels, Belgium. 230 pp.

  11. Obade, P.T., 2006Modelling spatio-temporal dynamics of a Kenyan mangrove forest.  PhD Thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.  229 pp.

  12. Okello, J.A., 2016. The role of disturbances in mangrove wood formation and forest structure: Effect of large sedimentation events. PhD Thesis Université Libre de Bruxelles-Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 1050 Brussels, Belgium. 203 pp.

  13. Quisthoudt, K., 2013Mangroves meet their limits.  Where and how climate sets sets the latitudinal limits of mangroves in the context of global warming. PhD Thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

  14. Van der Stocken, T., 2015. Biological and environmental drivers of mangrove propagule dispersal: a field and modeling approachPhD Thesis Université Libre de Bruxelles-Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 1050 Brussels, Belgium.

  15. Wang’ondu, V.W., 2009. Phenology of Rhizophora mucronata Lamk., Avicennia marina iSonneratia alba Sm. in natural and reforested forests at Gazi Bay, Kenya. PhD Thesis, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.

MSc. Alumni

  1. Ahimbisibwe, J., 2002.  Co-authorship of local scientific institutions from developing countries in publications of scientific research carried out in these countries.  MSc. Human Ecology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.  80 pp.

  2. Avau, J., 2009. Les modalités et applications touristiques dans la mangrove caribéenne ; études de cas aux Antilles françaises et en Jamaïque. MSc. Nature Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 95 pp.

  3. Barilozzi, E., 2013. Comportement émergeant dans la modélisation du déplacement du crabe Thalamita crenata. MSc. Biologie des Organismes et Ecologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 68 pp.

  4. Bauwens, M., 2005. Insectgerelateerde schade aan bladeren, propagulen en wortels van mangrovebomen in Sri Lanka : een pioniersonderzoek naar de impact van herbivore insecten op een mangrove-ecosysteem. Lic./MSc. Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 105 pp.

  5. Bosire, J., 1999.  Floristic and faunistic secondary succession in a mangrove ecosystem in Kenya.  MSc. Ecological Marine Management thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.  89 pp.

  6. Bourgeois, C., 2010Les facteurs qui influencent la structure de la vegetation dans une mangrove fluviale.  Une etude de cas dans la mangrove de Gaoqiao (Zhanjiang Mangrove National Nature Reserve, Province du Guangdong, Chine). MSc. Biologie des Organismes et Ecologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.  73 pp.

  7. Camperio Ciani, G., 2015. Galapagos giant tortoises and farmers: Coexistence or conflict ? MSc Thesis Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems, ULB-VUB (Belgium)-UNIFI (Italy)- UCP (Peru). 62 pp.

  8. Candido, S., 2016. Biodiversity integration in development cooperation: a Delphi study focusing to identify ways forward. MSc. Biology (specialisation Human Ecology), VUB. 140 pp.

  9. Cimò, F., 2006Il comportamento arboricolo di Perisesarma dussumieri: il primo granchio arrampicatore del subcontinente indano. [Tree-climbing behaviour of Perisesarma dussumieri: the first climbing crab from the Indian subcontinent]. Corso di Laurea in Scienze Naturali, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy59 pp.

  10. Clement, Y., 2015. Climate variability and climate change in zooplankton off eastern Australia. MSc Thesis Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems, ULB-VUB (Belgium)-UNIFI (Italy)-UQ (Australia).

  11. Coberly, L., 2014. Mangrove dependencies and participation in rehabilitation. A case study of the Sine-Saloum Delta, Senegal. MSc Thesis Environmental Science. State University of New York, USA. 189 pp.

  12. Collin, S., 2002.  Ethnobotanical and fishery-related importance of mangroves of East Godavari Delta, Andhra Pradesh, India.  MSc. Ecological Marine Management thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp.

  13. De Ryck, D., 2009Moving and settling : experiments on the dispersal and establishment of hydrochorous propagules.  MSc. Biology Thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.  113 pp.

  14. De Schryver, A., 2004.   Het belang van mangroven als kraamkamers voor juveniele vissen.  Een studie naar de belang van de aanwezigheid van mangroven en hun geboden wortelstructuur als aantrakkingskracht op juveniele rifvissen, in een niet-estuariene baai op Curaçao.  Lic./MSc. Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium. 121 pp.

  15. De Smet, K., 2005.  Spatio-temporal dynamics of mangroves detected using aerial photography, Ikonos satellite imagery and fieldwork in Galle-Unawatuna, Sri Lanka. Lic./MSc. Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.  172 pp.

  16. De Vos, M., 2008.  Gnetum africanum Welw. als ‘underutilised crop’ in en rond Kisangani (DR Congo).  Exploratief onderzoek naar de huidige oogst en gebruiksrelaties.  Mémoire Duurzame Ontwikkeling en Menselijke Ecologie, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

  17. Debry, M., 2009Opportunity study of an eco-toeristic project in the Tanbi Wetland Complex in Banjul - The Gambia -.  Master in Bioingineering: Environmantal Science and Technology, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium.  91 pp.

  18. Defever, H., 2004.  Voorspellingen van de gevolgen van zeeniveaustijging op het mangrove-ecosysteem van Gazi (Kenya). Lic./MSc. Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium. 127 pp.

  19. Deschuytter, V., 2001.  Biologische evaluatie en wetgevingsaspecten m.b.t. milieu en natuur op golfterreinen.  Menselijke Ecologie thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 132 pp.

  20. Di Nitto, D., 2003.  Digitale terreinmodellering en propaguleverspreiding in Keniaanse mangroven met een gezoneerde vegetatiestructuur (Gazi Bay).  Lic./MSc. Geografie thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 190 pp.

  21. Durango-Cordero, J., 2011Vegetation structure of Zhanjing Mangrove National Nature Reserve, P.R. China : comparison between original and non-original trees using ground truth data, remote sensing and GIS techniques. MSc. Human Ecology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

  22. Engelbeen, M., 2003.  Oriënterend/Preliminair onderzoek naar het effect van landschapsstructuurverandering op ornithofauna in een Centraal-Grieks landbouwgebied.  Lic./MSc. Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

  23. Essiaf, S., 1998.  Vegetatiekundige studie van het Mamorawoud.  Lic./MSc Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

  24. Ezoun, W.P.S., 2014. Structure fonctionnelle de la régénération naturelle d’une plantation de mangrove dans le secteur Avlékété-Togbin en zone ctière du Bénin. MSc. Biologie des Organismes et Ecologie - BEVT, ULB.

  25. Flandroy, J., 2010Analysis of mangrove forest dynamics (1962-2008) under increasing urban pressure in Cubatão (Baixada Santista, São Paulo – Brazil) using air-borne and space-borne imagery and geographical information systems (GIS). MSc. Biologie des Organismes et Ecologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 107 pp.

  26. Foré, F., 2009Research on the educative value of an eco-toeristic project to conserve the mangrove forests of the Tanbi Wetland Complex, Banjul, The Gambia. Mémoire MSc. Agogiek, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.  68 pp.

  27. Frank, C., 2014. Community participation in natural resources management : successes and failures in Mida Creek mangrove forest, Kenya. MSc. Biology (specialisation Human Ecology) thesis, VUB. 80 pp.

  28. Fusi, M., 2006L’importanza dei fattori biotici nella zonazione di due granchi di mangrovia: un caso di studio in Sri Lanka [The importance of biotic factors in the zonation of two mangrove crab species: a case-study in Sri Lanka].  Corso di Laurea in Scienze Naturali, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy.  84 pp.

  29. Géoris, S., 2015. Etude des effets anthropogéniques sur les mangroves adjacentes à Sokone (Sine-Saloum, Sénégal). MSc. Biologie des Organismes et Ecologie - BEVT, ULB.

  30. Gherraz, H., 2012. Recherche d’une description sylvimétrique forestière optimale: création de forêts virtuelles, simulations et comparaisons de différentes méthodes phytosociologiques.  MSc. Bio-ingénieur en Chimie et Bio-industries, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 134 pp.

  31. Gimena, R.V., 2013. Meiofaunal diversity and functional trait analysis in relation to disturbance and mangrove species in Avalon State Park (Florida, USA).  MSc Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 69 pp.

  32. Goessens, A., 2011. Floral diversity and distribution in the mangroves at Matang, West Peninsular Malaysia, after a century of sustainable management. MSc. Bio-ingénieur en Agronomie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 121 pp.

  33. Hamza, A.J., 2013.  Mangroves and livelihood : an assessment of livelihood projects in mangrove ecosystems along the Kenyan Coast. MSc Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 45 pp.

  34. Hemeleers, L., 2009. Global ecology of mangroves : a macroecological survey analysis of diversity, functionality and degradation of mangrove ecosystems.  MSc. Biologie des Organismes et Ecologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.  86 pp.

  35. Hernández Cornejo, R., 2001.  Assessment of the mangrove forest changes on the Navachiste-San Ignacio-Macapule lagoon complex in Sinaloa (Mexico) using remote sensing as tool.  MSc. Ecological Marine Management thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 72 pp.

  36. Higazi, L., 2008De verspreiding en vestiging van mangrovepropagulen in het micro-getijdengebied Pambala-Chilaw Lagune (Sri Lanka) – een experimentele aanpak. Mémoire Lic./MSc. Biologie, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 144 pp.

  37. Hijbeek, R., 2009. A sample of bias, the bias in sampling : a comparison of several plotless sampling methods for estimating density and basal area in a mangrove forest. MSc. Human Ecology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.  102 pp.

  38. Hirani, P., 2005.  Ethnoecological study of  the mangroves of the Tanbi Wetland Complex, The Gambia.  MSc. Environmental Science and Technology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 76 pp.

  39. Islam, M.S., 2006Genetic differentiation of Grey mangrove (Avicennia marina) in disjunct ecological zoneMSc. Environmental Science and Technology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 51 pp.

  40. Japay, J.H., 2015. Whose mangrove forest ?Discourses on the management of Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Malaysia. MSc Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management, VUB. 68 pp.

  41. Kajia, Y.S., 2000. Assessment of the effects of rice cultivation in the mangrove forests of the Rufiji Delta (Mainland Tanzania).  MSc. Ecological Marine Management thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 82 pp.

  42. Kavak, P., 2016. Climate-Based Changes in Net Primary Productivity (NPP) over Forest Ecosystems in Peninsular Malaysia. MSc Thesis Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems, ULB-VUB (Belgium)-UNIFI (Italy)-UMT (Malaysia). 41 pp.

  43. Kemalasari, D., 2013.  Spatial analysis of fragmentation on mangroves across multiple scales. Study case in the United States, Kenya, Sri Lanka and South Africa.  MSc. Biology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 92 pp.

  44. Kieffer, D., 2013. Évaluation de l’impact des crabes Uca annulipes sur la structure des communautés microbiennes dans le sédiment des mangroves. MSc. Biologie des Organismes et Ecologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 99 pp.

  45. Kinyua, M.M., 2015.Mangrove species turnover in Mida Creek over a period of 12 years. MSc Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management, VUB.

  46. Kodikara Arachchilage, S., 2011Successive cambia in the mangrove Avicennia: a study on the three-dimensional structure of the cambia and the functioning of the internal phloem tissue. MSc. Ecological Marine Management thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 109 pp.

  47. Kungula Makoso, D., 2014. Impacts anthropogéniques causant la fragmentation forestière et affectant la navigabilité des bolons dans les mangroves.  Une étude géomatique soutenant la gestion des ressources naturelles de Sokone (Sénégal). MSc. Biologie des Organismes et Ecologie - BEVT, ULB.

  48. Laroye, C., 2013. Analyse de l’influence des variables climatiques sur la distribution globale des espèces de mangroves. Master en Sciences de l’Environnement, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 91 pp.

  49. Leempoel, K., 2010Heterogeneity of the spatial structure in mangroves using GeoEye-1 imagery and GIS-analyses : a case-study in the Zhanjiang Mangrove National Nature Reserve (China).  MSc. Biologie des Organismes et Ecologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 89 pp.

  50. Longonje, S.N., 2002.  Utilization of mangrove wood products in Douala-Edea Reserve (Cameroon) amongst subsistence and commercial users.  MSc. Human Ecology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 61 pp.

  51. M’rabu Jenoh, E., 2009The impact of indirect effects of climate change on mangrove-associated biodiversity. Mémoire MSc. Ecological Marine Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.  93 pp.

  52. Madakalapuwage, S.M.M., 2008.  Sediment characteristics and stratigraphy of selected mangrove sites along the coast of Sri Lanka : searching for evidence of tsunami depositions. Mémoire MSc. Ecological Marine Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 109 pp.

  53. Maksimović, A., 2015. Mitigating the impact of the tropical tuna purse seine fisheries on Silky sharks (Carcharhinus falciformis): small scale behavioral analyses and future improvements in the protocol for video data acquisition in the purse seine net. MSc Thesis Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems, ULB-VUB (Belgium)-UNIFI (Italy)-UDsch (Cameroon).

  54. Maniatis, D., 2005. Retrospective study of the mangroves of the Tanbi Wetland Complex, The Gambia.  MSc. Environmental Science and Technology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 124 pp.

  55. Mascaux, N., 2012. Connectivity of Scylla serrata in Kenya and the Indian Ocean. MSc. Bio-ingénieur en Agronomie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 46 pp.

  56. Mathenge, C., 1998.  Exploitation of mangroves from a subsistence perspective.  Case study : Mida Creek.  MSc. Human Ecology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 58 pp.

  57. Meert, I., 2003.  Assessment of the sustainability of a community-based ecotouristic project and an introduction (or preliminary research) to its ecological footprint, in mangrove areas of Pambala, Sri Lanka.  Lic./MSc. Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 151 pp.

  58. Merken, R., 2004.  The effect of small landscape elements on the presence of ornitho fauna in different landscape types in Central Greece.  Lic./MSc. Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium.

  59. Möhler, K., 2013.  Le role de la mangrove et les menaces anthropiques qui pèsent sur cet écosystème.  « La mangrove et l’Homme ».  Master en Information et Communication (Journalisme), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 105 pp (thesis) + 30 min (documentary).

  60. Msafiri, M.I., 2006Spatial and temporal change of mangrove of Mtoni-Kijichi in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. MSc. Ecological Marine Management thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 48 pp.

  61. Muhongere, C., 2009Etude phytogéographique des Orchidaceae endémiques d’Afrique central : le cas du Rift Albertin. MSc. Biologie des Organismes et Ecologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

  62. Mulder, S., 2005Local resource use and stakeholders' perceptions of the dynamics of mangrove degradation in Galle, Sri Lanka, with implications for conservation policy and research.  MSc. Biology, Universiteit Wageningen, The Netherlands.  132 pp.

  63. Munga, C.N, 2008.  Ecological and socio-economic assessment of Mombasa Marine Park and Reserve, Kenya. Mémoire MSc. Ecological Marine Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 91 pp.

  64. Mwakha Alati, V., 2011Estimating the value of goods and services in a marine protected area : the case of Watamu Marine National Park and Reserve, Kenya.  MSc. Ecological Marine Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.  105 pp.

  65. Neukermans, G., 2004.  Remote sensing mangroves in Gazi Bay (Kenya) with very high resolution QuickBird satellite imagery : automated methods for species and assemblage identification. MSc. Ecological Marine Management thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 194 pp.

  66. Nfotabong, A.A., 2008. Utilisation des mangroves par les habitants des zones côtières près de Kribi, du Nyong et de l’Estuaire du Cameroun.  DEA, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 70 pp.

  67. Nguyen, D.T.T.T., 2014. Role of herbivory in mangrove ecosystem functioning – identifying the key functional group. MSc Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management, VUB. 67 pp.

  68. Njambuya, J.W., 2006Sediment characteristics, its origin and stratigraphy of mangrove soils of Gazi Bay, Kenya.  MSc. Environmental Science and Technology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.

  69. Otero Fadul, V., 2014.  Where the Sahara Desert meets the Atlantic Ocean : detection of the northernmost West-African mangroves in an arid environment using remote sensing. MSc. Biology (specialisation Human Ecology) thesis, VUB. 94 pp.

  70. Pecceu, B., 2006Molluscs as bioindicator for the ecological recovery of Ceriops tagal mangrove reafforestation.  Lic./MSc. Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 94 pp.

  71. Peereman, J., 2015. Étude diachronique de l'étendue et de la structure végétale de la forêt de mangrove et des marais à Spartina alterniflora Loisel. dans l'estuaire du Jiulong (Chine). MSc. Biologie des Organismes et Ecologie - BEVT, ULB. 78 pp.

  72. Peeters, O., 2005.  Poverty alleviation and sustainable development in Manqakulane, Northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a systemic approach using retrospective remote sensing and GIS.  MSc. Human Ecology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 126 pp.

  73. Phan, P.-N., 2013.  Impacts sur la régénération des palétuviers : conséquences de la préférence, de la consommation et du prélèvement de la litière de feuilles et propagules par des crabes herbivores. MSc. Bio-ingénieur en Agronomie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 92 pp.

  74. Princen, S., 2003.  Evaluation of the ecological success of a reforested mangrove system in a Sri Lankan lagoon.  Lic./MSc. Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 52 pp.

  75. Pycke, P., 2003. Teledetectie en grondcontrole van de distributie en samenstelling van mangrovesoorten in Chilaw Lagoon met zeer hoge resolutie satellietbeelden.  Lic./MSc. Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 113 pp.

  76. Quispe Zuñiga, M.R., 2014. Mangroves fuelling livelihoods : a socio-ecological assessment and stakeholder analysis of fuelwood production and trade in Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Peninsular Malaysia. MSc. Biology (specialisation Human Ecology) thesis, VUB. 175 pp.

  77. Quisthoudt, K., 2007Mangrove en garnaalkweek in de Lagune van Chilaw (Sri Lanka).  Toestand en perspectieven verlaten garnaalkwekerijen.  Lic./MSc. Geography thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.  162 pp.

  78. Rans, G., 2011Etude sur l’efficacité des barrières végétales et naturelles à protéger les côtes du Sri Lanka à l’encontre des vagues maritimes d’évènements naturels extrêmes. MSc. Géographie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. 143 pp.

  79. Reniers, K., 1998.  De Arachna-fauna van het Mamorawoud.  Lic./MSc Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 

  80. Ronsmans, G., 2014.  Etude de la restauration d’une dune de sable en fonction du développement de la végétation dans la zone sèche du Sri Lanka.  Master en Sciences et Gestion de l’Environnement (Finalité Sciences de l’Environnement), ULB.

  81. Roscoe, C., 2015. Supporting pollinator communities and supported by stakeholders? Measuring the ecological and social values of green roofs in Singapore. MSc Thesis Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems, ULB-VUB (Belgium)-UPMC-MNHN (France)-UDsch (Cameroon). 48 pp.

  82. Ruwaimana, M., 2016. Like a drone come true: mapping of mangroves in Setiu Wetland, Malaysia using ground-truth, satellite and drone imagery. MSc Thesis Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems, ULB-VUB (Belgium)-UNIFI (Italy)-UMT (Malaysia). 41 pp.

  83. Savage, J., 2015. The effects of a major marine heat wave on zooplankton communities: a case study of the 2010/11 events off Western Australia. MSc Thesis Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems, ULB-VUB (Belgium)-UNIFI (Italy)-UQ (Australia).

  84. Savinelli, P., 2004.  Feeding ecology di granchi sesarmidi delle mangrovie in Sri Lanka.  Corso di Laurea in Scienze Naturali, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italië.  (Original language : Italian).

  85. Seghers, S., 2014.  Mangroves meet their margins : the climate drivers at the South African latitudinal limit on a detailed spatial and temporal scale. MSc. Biology (specialisation Environment : Biodiversity and Ecosystems) thesis, VUB. 88 pp.

  86. Simoni, R., 2005Homing e uso dello spazio di Perisesarma dussumieri (Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae). [Homing and utilisation of space by Perisesarma dussumieri (Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae)]. Corso di Laurea in Scienze Naturali, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy(Original language : Italian). 55 pp.

  87. Sleutel, J., 2016. A preliminary assessment of the impact of the longtime silvicultural management practiced at the Matang mangroves on avifaunal communities. MSc. Biologie des Organismes et Ecologie - BEVT, ULB. 73 pp.

  88. Stolk, M.E., 2000.  Patterns of mangroves use in Hoanh Bo District, Quang Ninh Province, Northern Vietnam. MSc. Human Ecology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium 72 pp.

  89. Uddin, M.M., 2015. Is phytoremediation an ecosystem service? Heavy metal accumulation and partitioning in consumable and non-consumable mangroves of the Kelantan Delta, Peninsular Malaysia. MSc Thesis Erasmus Mundus Masters Course in Tropical Biodiversity and Ecosystems, ULB-VUB (Belgium)-UNIFI (Italy)-UQ (Australia).

  90. Urbain, L., 2012Importance of hygienic behaviours for the common red ants’ (Myrmica rubra L.) survival.  Mémoire Lic./MSc. Biologie, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 64 pp.

  91. Van den Bleeken, A., 2007Relatie tussen geofysische en biologische condities voor groei van mangroven langs de Surinaamse kust.  Lic./MSc. Burgerlijke Bouwkunde, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. 100 pp.

  92. Van Den Bossche, K., 2008The effects of domestic sewage pollution on the reproductive potential of the mangrove crab Uca annulipes in Kenya and Mozambique. Mémoire Lic./MSc. Biologie, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 52 pp.

  93. Van der Smissen, F., 2014. Analyse ethnobiologique de la communauté de Gazi Bay (Kenya) et de leurs relations avec l’écosystème mangrove. MSc. Biologie des Organismes et Ecologie - BEVT, ULB. 101 pp.

  94. Van Hiel, E., 2002.  Identification of mangrove assemblages using very high resolution IKONOS satellite images.  MSc. Environmental Science and Technology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 99 pp.

  95. Van Mossevelde, E., 2016. Identifying mangrove stakeholders using Q methodology in Singapore. MSc. Biology (specialisation Human Ecology), VUB. 72 pp.

  96. Van Pottelbergh, I., 1999.  Mangrovedynamiek door teledetectie van temporeel sequentiële luchtfoto’s : een studie in Gazi Bay, Kenya. Lic./MSc Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.  122 pp.

  97. Van Tendeloo, A., 2004.  Veranderingen in traditionele en commerciële mens-ecosysteemrelaties in de mangrovebaai van Gazi (Kenya): etnoBiology, percepties van de lokale gemeenschap en eco-toeristische activiteiten. Lic./MSc. Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium. 204 pp.

  98. Vandaele, M. & D. Vande Wynckel, 2011Implementation of a sustainable project in the Tanbi Wetland National Park, Banjul (The Gambia).  MSc. Industrial Sciences, Katholieke Hogeschool Brugge-Oostende, Belgium.  198 pp.

  99. Verheyden, A., 1997.  Ruimtelijke analyse van flora en fauna in mangrovegebieden van Sri Lanka.  Lic./MSc Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.  153 pp.

  100. Voigt, M., 2014Developing a decision tool for sampling design in vegetation science.  Master of Environmental Management, Kiel University, Germany.
  101. von Wielligh, L., 2015. Mangrove dynamics in a microtidal system: a diachronic assessment of mangrove change and its causes.  MSc Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management, VUB. 106 pp.

  102. Vrancken, D., 1999. Studie naar de mogelijke impact van ferale buffels op de mangroven van de East-Godavari Delta.  Lic./MSc Biology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.  70 pp + 31 pp annexes.
  103. Xuan Thuy, H., 2013.  Patterns of forest structure and mangrove use in Hoanh Bo district of Quang Ninh province, Nothern Vietnam: a comparison between 2000 and 2012.  MSc. Biology (specialisation Human Ecology) thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 105 pp.

  104. Zetterström, T., 1998.  Sustainable Coastal Resource Utilization vs. Commercial Shrimp Production.  A case study of mangrove conservation and expansion of shrimp farms in Pambala, Sri Lanka, using GIS as a tool. MSc. Human Ecology thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 64 pp.

  105. Zhao, D., 2005.  Development of tools for the analysis of satellite images, related to mangrove vegetation.  Master in Applied Computer Science, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. 76 pp.

Postdoc Alumni

  1. Barbier, Nicolas (2007-2010).  Endogenous organisation in rainforests and mangrove ecosystems : Dynamics and mechanisms.

  2. Satyanarayana, Behara (2009-2013). Reconstruction et prédiction de la dynamique spatio-temporelle des mangroves : analyse phytosociologique et étude diachronique de données de télédétection.

  3. Khan, M. Nabiul I. (2012-2013). Ecological functionality and stability of mangrove ecosystems : a modeling approach.

Internship Alumni

  1. Massó i Alemán, Sergi (2009-2010).  Universidad de Barcelona, Spain.

  2. Teraminami, Tomohiro (2012-2013). Okayama University, Japan.

  3. Voigt, Maria (2013-2014). Kiel University, Germany.

 


 
Systems Ecology and Resource Management Home Département de Biologie des Organismes

 


This page is maintained by Farid Dahdouh-Guebas, fdahdouh@ulb.ac.be