MSc Theses

2021

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Gopal Prasad Khanal, 2021, Bhutan: Ecoregional and seasonal patterns of Macroinvertebrate communities in near natural Bhutanese streams

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Gerald Kwikiriza, 2021, Uganda: Hybridization levels of Tilapiine species in Lake Victoria basin, Kenya inferred from microsatellite genotyping based on next genereation sequencing

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Ali Idirisa Makame, 2021, Kenya: Effects of land use and streambed topography on decomposition rates of Syzygium guineense (Willd, 1828) and Ecualyptus saligna (Smith, 1797) leaf litter and macroinvertebrates assemblage in the Kamweti River, Kenya

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Mary Florence Nantongo, 2021, Uganda: Assessment of selected water quality parameters, heavy metals and pesticide residues in water, sediments and nile tilapia of Lake Nakuru, Kenya

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Lorine Auma Omondi, 2021, Kenya: Effects of land use on faecal pollution of River Njoro, Nakuru County, Kenya

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Dorcas Mutei Samuel, 2021, Kenya: Effects of land use on nutrient concentrations, carbon dynamics and stream metabolism in River Rupingazi, Kenya

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Remmy Safari Shoka, 2021, Kenya: Comparative assessment of growth performance of sex reversed Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) by fry immersion in freshwater and full seawater

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2020

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Harriet Asekenye, 2020, Uganda: Impact of Land use on water quality, sediment composition and functional response of microbial communities in three streams of Nzoia catchment

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Darlington Besa, 2020, Zambia: Population genetic analysis of Oreochromis macrochir and O. mweruensis compared to O. niloticus inferred from microsatellite and mitochondrial genotyping using next-generation sequencing 

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Clarisse Ishimwe, 2020, Rwanda: Quantification of nitrious oxide emissions from rivers and streams in Mara basin, Kenya

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Nicholas Kigoonya, 2020, Uganda: The Effect of Land Use on Water Quality and Associated Ecosystem Services as Indicated by Macroinvertebrates in the River Rur, Germany 

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Kareen Mirembe, 2020, Uganda: Evaluation of the relationship between microplastic pollution and landuse in the Rur catchment in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Bright Namata, 2020, Uganda: Microbial source tracking of faecal pollution in the water sources of Taita-Taveta County: Relationship between faecal pollution specific to livestock or humans and human related public health risks 

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Rita Nkirote Nairuti, 2020, Kenya: Growth performance and survival rate of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L) reared on diets containing Black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens L) larvae meal

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Samuel Njagi Ngari, 2020, Kenya: Effects of agricultural land use on nutrients stoichiometry at River Nzoia headwaters in Kenya

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Mourine Jesire Yegon, 2020, Kenya: Structural and functional responses of macroinvertebrate communities to land use patterns - a case study at Mt Elgon, Kenya 

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Florian Sorger-Domenigg, 2020, Austria: A hydromorphological assessment approach under limited data availability

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Michael Waiswa, 2020, Uganda: Effects of livestock on carbon and nitrogen fluxes and storage in watering pans of semi-arid areas, Taita-Taveta County (Kenya)

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2019

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Philippe Kwitonda, 2019, Rwanda: Comparative assessment of adult dragonfly indices for the evaluation of the health of artificial wetlands in South Africa

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Doreen Kemunto Abuya, 2019, Kenya: Trace Elements in water, sediments, hydropsychidae larvae and freshwater crab from Gura and Sagana Rivers, Kenya

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Sristika Adhikari, 2019, Nepal: Impact of change in land use and seasonality on river water quality in the Rur catchment, Germany

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Sarker Mohammed Rafiqul Alam, 2019, Bangladesh: Trends in fish production and catch composition in Kaptai Lake, Bangladesh

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Joshua Mwendwa Benjamin, 2019, Kenya: Longitudinal trends in macroinvertebrate communities, functional feeding groups and performance of regional biotic indices for bioassessment of the Gura River, Kenya

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Sharon Gubamwoyo, 2019, Uganda: Greenhouse gas emissions from rivers in Taita Hills, Kenya

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Jacob Odeke Iteba, 2019, Kenya: Influence of large mammalian herbivores on nutrients and carbon loading, and benthic algal development in the Mara River, Kenya

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Namakau Muyumbana, 2019, Zambia: Effects of a large hydropower dam on oxygen dynamics, Kafue River, Zambia

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Judith Namumbya, 2019, Uganda: Water quality and pressures assessment of Mabamba Bay Wetland, Uganda

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Demmy Namutebi, 2019, Uganda: Trophic levels of pelagic fish species from Lake Tanganyika

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Beryl Atieno Omollo, 2019, Kenya: Microhabitat preferences of benthic macro invertebrates in the mountainous Gura River, Kenya

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Roland Prieler, 2019, Austria: Comparative assessment of biotic indices and metabarcoding for assessing water quality and habitat integrity

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Isabel Wallnöfer, 2019, Austria: Nitrogen dynamics in the Xochimilco Urban Wetland, Mexico City - A model approach

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Filipos Engdaw Woldeab, 2019, Ethiopia: Nutrient dynamics and concentrations of heavy metals along the course of Megech River, Tributary of Lake Tana, Ethiopia

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2018

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John Mwaura Kariuki, 2018, Kenya: Microsatellite Cross-Species Amplification and Utility in Selected African Cichlids: A Valuable Tool for Tilapiine Fishery Management and Conservation

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Damaris Njeri Kinyua, 2018, Kenya: Influence of land use/cover change on greenhous gas emmissions and carbon stock in a tropical wetland in Kenya

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Martin Tschikof, 2018, Austria: A nitrogen-cycling model of an integrated recirculating aquaculture system in Machakos, Kenya

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Gernot Englmaier, 2018, Austria: Longitudinal zonation of fish assemblages in a tropical river: Awash river basin, central Ethiopia. With taxonomic and ecological considerations on the genus Garra (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)

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Dorothy Khasisi Lukhabi, 2018, Kenya: Characterization of Egerton University wastewater stabilization ponds and assessment of substrate size efficiency in reduction of faecal pollutants

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Moses Mathenge Githaiga, 2018, Kenya: Assessment of Mangrove Forest Structure and Fish Assemblages in Kwale County, Kenya. A case of Gazi and Vanga Mangrove Forests

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David Wanjala Namwaya, 2018, Kenya: Drivers of carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) fluxes from headwater streams of the river Mara, Kenya

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Lilian Rudo Nyashanu, 2018, Zimbabwe: Assessing the effects of floodplain extent over time on Mimosa pigra stands in the Kafue Flats, Zambia

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Emmanuel Okalang, 2018, Uganda: Solid waste management practices and challenges in communities surrounding wetland ecosystems in a developing nation: a case study of Uganda

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Charles Jjuuko, 2018, Uganda: A dynamic simulation model for nitrogen and phosphorus cycling in floating tropical papyrus wetlands of East Africa

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Janvière Tuyisenge, 2018, Rwanda: Assessing the temporal mixing and stratification in Lake Kivu

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Philippe Kwitonda, 2018, Rwanda: Comparative assessment of wetlands integrity using dragonfly indices

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2017

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Marshet Adugna Mitiku, 2017, Ethiopia: Parasite species richness of fish from fish ponds and fingerling sources in Central Ethiopia:  It's imlication on aquaculture development

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Cavine Omondi, 2017, Kenya: Effects of long-term inorganic nutrient additions on benthic biofilm structure and functions in shaded and non-shaded streams: using indoor flume experiment, Lunz am See, Austria

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Susanne Reisinger, 2017, Austria: The current status of gobies (Gobiidae) in Danube rip-raps in Vienna, Austria,

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Mark Olokotum, 2017, Uganda: The occurrence and elimination of cyanobacterial toxins in potable water in Uganda; A Case of Gaba III and Walukuba Waterworks

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Nathan Muchwa Semwanga, 2017, Uganda: Heavy metal levels in River Rwizi, Uganda

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Martha Kaingi Muteti, 2017, Kenya: Suitability of on-farm formulated feeds and pond characteristics for Nile Tilapia production in Semi-Intensive culture in selected farms of Rift Valley Region, Kenya

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Renis Auma Ojwala, 2017, Kenya: Effect of water quality on the parasite assemblages infecting Nile tilapia in fish farms in Nakuru County, Kenya

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H.M. Nurul Islam, 2017, Bangladesh: Effects of land use and geological composition on nutrient ratios (N, P and Si) and phytoplankton community structure: A case study on Upper Danube River Basin, Austria

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Metogbe Belfried Djihuessi, 2017, Benin: Effect of the removal of water hyacinth on nutrient budget in shallow coastal lake: A case study from Lake Nokoué in Benin

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2016

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David Were, 2016, Uganda: Assessment of the impact of flower farming on wetland ecosystems and ecosystems services : a case study of Lutembe Bay wetland, Uganda

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Alejandra Gulfo Gonzalez, 2016, Colombia: Characterization of water and sediment of a tropical shallow lake in the Xochimilco urban wetland system, Mexico

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Toko Moses Butele, 2016, Uganda: Ecosystem services in key biodiversity areas of Lake Victoria Basin

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Ann Njeri Numi, 2016, Kenya: Microalgal-bacterial photobioreactor for the removal of carbon dioxide from biogas engine flue gases

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Kenechukwu Obumneme Akabueze, 2016, Nigeria: Impact of changed water level on physico-chemical characteristics and plankton community of Lake Nakuru, Kenya

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Samiullah Khan, 2016, Pakistan: Biochemical characterization of particulate and dissolved organic matter in pre-alpine Lake Lunz

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Joshua Tazibirwa, 2016, Uganda: Assessment of the influence of Bujagali dam on the spatial-temporal fish assemblages of the upper Victoria Nile River, Uganda

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Anna Schöpfer, 2016, Austria: Capturing the effects of the Danube River incision on the potential natural vegetation of the Donau-Auen National Park

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Medhanit Meri, 2016, Ethiopia: Feeding habit, fecundity and other biological aspects of the African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Clariidae) in Lake Naivasha, Kenya

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Christine Wambui Mburu, 2016, Kenya: Mesocosm study on the potential use of vertical sub-surface flow constructed wetlands for removal of organic matter in slaughterhouse wastewater

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2015

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Alemayehu Wubie Zerihun, 2015, Ethiopia: Comparative study of synthetic hormone Ovaprim and Carp pituitary gland used in induced breeding of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)

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Tarekegn Arage Ayele, 2015, Ethiopia: Growth performance and survival rate of African catfish larvae Clarias gariepinus (Burchell 1822) fed on different types of live and formulated feeds

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Dereje Akalu Desta, 2015, Ethiopia: The effect of eucalyptus plantation on macroinvertebrate community of Ethiopian High Land streams: a comparison of streams passing through indigenous and eucalytus forests

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Carolyne Guto, 2015, Kenya: Incorporation of copra meal in the formulation of diet for milkfish (Chanos chanos), grey mullet (Mugil cephalus), red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) and mangrove red snapper (Lutjanus argentimaculatus)

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Farasat Ali, 2015, Pakistan: Strategic Environmental Assessment as a tool for Trans-boundary River Basin Management: a case study of the Chenab River Basin

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Gadiel David Moshi, 2015, Tanzania: Assessment of wastewater treatment efficiency of a constructed wetland at Finlays Flower Farm, Kericho, Kenya

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Risper Ondiek, 2015, Kenya: Assessment of ecosystem services in natural wetlands and rice fields in Nyando floodplain, Kenya

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Mijanur Rahman, 2015, Bangladesh: Assessment and valuation of wetland for improved development decision-making: A case study on mangrove wetland in Bangladesh

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2014

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Nicholas Otieno Outa, 2014, Kenya: Growth and population parameters of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (L.) in the open waters of Lake Victora, Kenya

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Emmanuel Omonding, 2014, Uganda: Denitrification potential in a natural wetland in an agricultural catchment receiving urban runoff and partially treated wastewater

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Violet Magaret Namakula, 2014, Uganda: Optimization of a Duplex constructed wetland for nitrogen removal through nitrification and denitrification

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Abelneh Yimer Melaku, 2014, Ethiopia: Effects of feed additives (premix) on growth performance of three Oreochromis niloticus (L., 1758) Ethiopian strains in concrete ponds, Sebeta, Ethiopia

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Jully Seema Senteu, 2014, Kenya: Optimization of a hybrid tropical domestic wastewater constructed wetland for nitrogen transformations and removal using a dynamic simulation model.

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Sheela Sharma, 2014, Nepal: Phosphorus Binding Fractions in Oxidized Migina Wetland Sediments, Rwanda

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Emma Immaculate Kyomukama, 2014, Uganda: Optimization of the Duplex constructed wetland design for total microbial activity removal of faecal indicator organisms and organic matter from domestic wastewater

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Solomon Akalu Dealegne, 2014, Ethiopia: Ecological impacts of siltation, the case of three Ethiopian rivers

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