LWM MSc Theses 2014 & onwards: HERE

2013:

Assessing the effect of dissolved organic matter (DOM) quality on kinetics of degradation in the Vesdre River, Belgium. Dagne T. Dibar, 2013, Ethiopia

Evaluation of growth and reprodution performance of four Oreochromis niloticus strains at highland environment under pond culture. Ethiopia. Zelalem T. Lemma,
2013, Ethiopia

Effect of different dietary regimes and water quality on growth performance of milkfish (Chanos chanos) in marine ponds, Kenya. Priscah L. Musee, 2013, Kenya

Application of the MONERIS model in the Lake Naivasha Catchment, Kenya. Hope W. Mwanake, 2013, Kenya


Fish Ecological Analyses of the Upper Awash River in Ethiopia. Mulugeta T. Wubetu, 2013, Ethiopia


Biodiversity based on micro- and mesohabitat distribution of macroinvertebrates at the River Lafnitz in Austria. Mangleswori Dhonju, 2013, Nepal


Potential use of cassava peels, local brewers` waste (millet and sorghum) and soyabean meal as fish feeds, Uganda. Pauline Nakyewa, 2013, Uganda


Changes in water quality parameters in mariculture ponds and implication on fish growth, Kenya. Subira T. Mzee, 2013, Tanzania


Water quality and flow dynamics in Rio Chinchina, Colombia. Adriana A. Gonzalez, 2013, Colombia

2012

Effect of sand extraction on the benthic invertebrate fauna in Meki River, Ethiopia. Seid Mohammedsalih Ibrahim, 2012, Ethiopia

Assessment of possible groundwater contamination by various land uses in the Nyando Wetland, Kenya, using bacterial communities and fauna as indicators. Keiko Kito, 2012, Japan

Nitrogen fixation in Nyando papyrus wetland, Kenya. Justina Asa Kasabila, 2012, Zambia


Health-related water microbiology of domestic water in Katanga slum, Kampala, Uganda. Clare Namanda, 2012, Uganda

Wastewater purification by roots, gravel and water column in a floating treatment wetland. Adane Sirage Ali, 2012, Ethiopia

The concentration of microcystins in Rastineobola Argentea in Nyanza Gulf, Lake Victoria, Kenya. Benard Mucholwa Simiyu, 2012, Kenya

Pesticides application and their residues contamination in Lake Naivasha catchment. Joel Oduor Onyango, 2012, Kenya


The fate of nutrients, organic material and indicators of fecal contamination in a natural wetland: assessing the aspects of self purification of Nakayiba wetland - Masaka district, Uganda. Diana Nakalanzi, 2012, Uganda

2011

Denitrification potential in Papyrus wetland and agricultural soil: case study Nyando wetland, Kenya. Hawa Nakitende, 2011, Uganda

Microbial quality of drinking water and its effect on health in sub-saharan Africa: A survey of Njoro Town, Kenya. Pauline Wangui Macharia, 2011, Kenya

A comparative study of the performance and economics of a waste stabilization pond and constructed wetland system in Juja, Kenya. Sylvie Muwanga Tebitendwa, 2011, Uganda

Likely effects of climate change on the plankton community structure of alkaline-saline lake Bogoria, Kenya: A dilution experiment to simulate projected high rainfall events. Monica Angom, 2011, Uganda

Assessment of the effects of the parasite Ligula intestinalis (Linnaeus, 1758) in the fish host, Engraulicypris sardella (Gutter, 1868) in nothern part of lake Nyasa, Tanzania. Andrew Msafiri Ndawala, 2011, Tanzania

Metazoan parasites in African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) at Sagana Aquaculture Centre in Kenya. John Mwangi Gachuru, 2011, Kenya

Microhabitat preference of benthic macroinvertebrates in high land rivers of Ethiopia. Getachew Senbete Buta, 2011, Ethiopia

Seasonal and spatial fluctuations of Nile Perch abundance and biomass in Mwanza Gulf, Lake Victoria. Benedicto Boniphace Kashindye, 2011, Tanzania

Biometric parameters and growth of Cyperus papyrus in seasonally and permanently flooded zones of the Mara wetland, Tanzania. Sadiki Lotha Laisser, 2011, Tanzania

2010

Land use change impacts on the benthic macroinvertebrate communities of streams in Nyangores and Amala tributaries of Mara River, Kenya. Veronica Graciela Minaya Maldonado, 2010, Ecuador

Effect of Inorganic Mercury on Fatty Acid Composition and Synthesis of the Primary Producer Ankistrodesmus falcatus and the Primary Consumer Daphnia magna. Esi Esuon Biney, 2010, Ghana

CARBON CYCLING IN THE MARA RIVER SYSTEM-INFLUENCE OF LAND USE AND LOCATION ON THE FLUVIAL NETWORK ON ORGANIC MATTER PROCESSING IN THE STREAMS OF THE MARA. Fred Ochieng Omengo, 2010, Kenya

Identifying Key Environmental Variables Structuring Benthic Macroinvertebrates for Biotic River Typology of Indrawati River System, Nepal. Ram Devi Tachamo, 2010, Nepal

Composition and origin of organic carbon in Oberer Seebach, a second order alpine headwater stream.  Marcellin Rutegwa, 2010, Rwanda

CONCENTRATIONS OF CYANOBACTERIA AND CYANOTOXINS IN THE NEAR-SHORE WATERS OF LAKE VICTORIA, TANZANIA. Athanasio S. Mbonde, 2010, Tanzania

Hydro-geochemical dynamics of a riverine tropical wetland: Nabajjuzi, Uganda, East Africa. Najib Lukoyaa Bateganya, 2010, Uganda

Assessing environmental conditions and natural food resources for fish production in the valley dams of the Mbarara District, Uganda. Chloe Kemigabo , 2010, Uganda

A Pilot Study on the Development of Ecological River Quality Assessment and Monitoring Methods Using Macro-benthic Invertebrates for Sustainable Water Resources Management: A case Study of Ugandan Rivers and Streams. John Peter Obubu, 2010, Uganda

Investigating the Adaptive Radiation of  Lake Victoria Cichlid Fishes: Studying Genomic Differentiation Associated with Trophic Adaptation a long Ecological Gradients. Tsegazeabe H. Haileselassie, 2010, Ethiopia

Nutrient Dynamics and Water Quality Regulation Function in Namatala Wetlands Uganda. Guruh Satria Ajie, 2010, Indonesia

Fisheries for Welfare and Environment; Analyzing the Fitness of Wild versus Hatchery Fish. Benjamin Muyiwa Adjei, 2010, Ghana

The littoral benthic diatom community as indicator of possible eutrophication of Lake Ohrid. Aleksandar Pavlov, 2010, Macedonia The significance of ecosystem services in sustaining people's livelihoods" (A case study in Mara River Basin-Musoma district-Tanzania). Wande Maduhu Kema, 2010, Tanzania

 

2009

Spatial variability of zooplankton along a section of River Sio under different habitat conditions. Gimbo Rebecca, 2009, Entebbe, Uganda

Dynamics and abundance of bacterio- and virioplankton in saline-alkaline East-Aftican Rift Valley Lakes, Kenya. Kyule Ndinda Domitila, 2009, Kisumu, Kenya

Zooplankton distribution and abundance in Lake Tanganyika with special reference to Tropodiaptomus simplex. Kigoma, Tanzania. Mgana Huruma Frederick, 2009, Kigoma, Tanzania

The Ecology of ciliated protists and intra-specific variation of Frontonia sp. in two saline - alkaline Rift Valley lakes in Kenya. Ong´ondo Geoffrey Odhiambo, 2009, Egerton, Kenya

Prevalence and abundance of fish parasites in BOMOSA cage systems and lakes Babogaya and Awassa, Ethiopia. Tadesse Birhanu, 2009, Sebeta, Ethiopia

 

2008

Project and strategic level environmental impact assessments as decision support tools in Kenya - Analysis and Suggestions for Improvement. Okello Nick Omondi, 2008, Sagana, Kenya

Nutritional quality of the major fish feed ingredients and commercial fish feeds from different sources in East Africa for Nile Tilapia cage culture. Nalwanga Rosemary, 2008, Kampala, Uganda

Potential influence of fish cage farming on water quality, phytoplankton biomass and plankton species composition in fish ponds: a case study in the Rift Valley & North Shoa Reservoirs, Ethiopia. Degefu Abera, Fasil, 2008, Sebeta, Ethiopia

Evaluation of faecal indicators and influence of elevated copper concentrations on indication capacity in tropical source water of Ndola, Zambia. Mwiche Monica Mitti, 2008, Kitwe, Zambia

Variations in abundance and diversity of parasites infecting catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) and tilapia Oreochromis urolepis (Norman, 1922) in the Mindu dam - Morogoro municipality, Tanzania. Mukama Shelard, 2008, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Examining past variability in sea water temperatures and primary production from the Sahel margin/Guinea coast region. Lopes dos Santos Monteiro Raquel Alfama, 2008, Mindelo, Cape Verde

Influence of wetland-based agriculture on nutrient status and buffer capacity of wetlands: a study of pristine and impacted wetlands in Uganda. Namaalwa Susan, 2008, Kampala, Uganda

 

2007

Revealing potential trophic links between Polynucleobacter bacteria and mosquito larvae inhabiting freshwater systems in Uganda. Kaddumukasa Martha, 2007, Kampala, Uganda

Applicability of bioassessment methods using benthic macroinvertebrates to evaluate the ecological status of highland streams and rivers in Ethiopia. Lakew Haile Aschalew, 2007, Sebeta, Ethiopia

Evaluation of microbial faecal Indicators and quantifying the respective level of pollution in ground and surface water of Bahirdar and peri-urban areas, Ethiopia. Goshu Goraw, 2007, Bahirdar, Ethiopia

Economic Valuation of Mangrove Ecosystems, case study - Mida creek Mangrove Forest, Kenya. Benard Jacquiline, 2007, Nairobi, Kenya

Removal of Pesticides from Watewater by Constructed Wetlands: the influence of an inoculum, Uganda. Andiandu Joackin, 2007, Arua, Uganda

Systems Analysis of Zaragoza Urban Water System (Spain): A Priliminary Assessment of Environmental Sustainability. Penagos Guillermo, 2007, Medellin, Colombia

Habitat preference and interspecific interactions of Age-0 Grayling and Brown Trout. Osumo Wilfred M., 2007, Kisumu, Kenya

Coral reefs, beaches and socioeconomic characterisation in the Colombian Caribbean for tourism purposes: Caribbean Choco case study. Reyes Forero S. Paola, 2007, Santa Marta, Colombia

 

2006

Assessment of Nutrient Removal by Constructed Wetlands in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Bett Alice Chepngeno, 2006, Nairobi, Kenya

Biofilms structural differenciation - An adaptation to flow. Sharaff Mohammed Fathima Farveen, 2006, Kandy, Sri Lanka

 

2005

Distribution, abundance and feeding biology of fish species in Koka Reservoir and the associated Awash River Floodplain, Ethiopia. Desta Kassahun Asaminew, 2005, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Influence of fish cage culture on nutrient dynamics and primary productivity in small man-made reservoirs - A case study in Machakos district, Kenya. Kaggwa Mary Nakabungo, 2005, Kampala, Uganda

Effect of varying feeding rates on the growth performance, feed utilization, water quality and economic returns of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) in cage-cum-pond integrated culture using automated feeders" in Sagana, Kenya. Fungomeli Maria Mashirma, 2005, Malindi, Kenya

Prevalence and pathology of protozoan and monogenean parasites in fry and fingerlings from cultured Clarias gariepinus (Burchell 1882) in Uganda. Akoll Peter, 2005, Kampala, Uganda

Suitability of fecal indicators and their enumerating methods for monitoring stream and groundwater, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Mushi Douglas Werasimbo, 2005, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Assessment of the water cycle and nutrient flow to implement sustainable water reuse in Egerton University, Kenya. Rongoei  Priscah Jelagat, 2005, Njoro, Kenya

Biofilms in constructed Wetlands for wastewater treatment: their distribution and potential use as indicator of treatment efficiency. Byekwaso Flavia, 2005, Jinja, Uganda

Abundance of specific microcystin ecotypes in populations of Planktothrix spp. (Austria and Germany). Liu Qian, 2005, Nanjing, P.R. China

 

2004

Toxic Cyanobacteria in Ugandan Freshwater Habitats. Okello Okello William, 2004, Kampala, Uganda

Zooplankton Abundance and Species Composition in the Ethiopian Rift Valley Lake, Lake Ziway. Admassie Adamneh Dagne, 2004, Sebeta, Ethiopia

Investigation of the Fate of Indicator Microorganisms in Source Separated Human Faeces and of the Impact of Urine Application on Potato Crop. Manandhar Anjali, 2004, Kathmandu, Nepal

Effects of Stocking Densities and Feeding Frequencies on the Performance of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus) and Water Quality Variables, in an Integrated Cage-cum-open Pond Culture System, in Sagana, Kenya. Kinyua Vincent Ireri, 2004, Sagana, Kenya

A dynamic biogeochemical model of nitrogen transformations and removal in floating Papyrus wetlands. Dardona Ayman W.Y., 2004, Gaza, Palestine

Effects of nutrients dynamics, water quality and economic activities on primary production and environment in Lake Ruwe, Lake Uba and fingerponds in Rufiji - Tanzania. Msokwa Alfred E., 2004, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Effect of temperature on activity and population dynamics of nitrifiers system. Regmi Bishnu Prasad, 2004, Kathmandu, Nepal

 

2003

Effects of Caging and Pond Stocking Density on Growth and Economic Performance of the Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (L) in Fertilized-earthen Ponds Receiving Supplementary Feeds.  Fulanda Bernerd Mulwa, 2003, Sagana, Kenia

Limnological Studies of Floodplain Lakes Ruwe and Uba, Rufiji River, Tanzania. Mwaitega Sihaba Ramadhan, 2003, Tanzania

The Phytoplankton Primary Productivity, Biomass and Species Composition in the Finger Ponds (Uganda).  Ssanyu Grace Asiyo, 2003, Kampala, Uganda

The Interactions of Mesozooplankton and Filamentous Heterotrophic Bacteria in Oligo-Mesotrophic Lake Mondsee.  Jiang Jing, 2003, P.R. China

Extent of plankton colonisation (spatial and temporal) in fingerponds : case study of Uganda fingerponds. Mthetiwa Austin Hendersons, 2003, Nkhotakota, Malawi

Effects of organic manure on sediment characteristics, nutrients dynamics and benthic macroinvertebrate composition in Lake Victoria fingerponds. Kilonzi Cyrus Muthui, 2003, Njoro, Kenya

 

2002

Comparison of fish population and the macrozoobenthos community in three Ethiopian rift-valley streams. Habteselassie Redeat Demissie, 2002, Sebeta, Ethiopia

A taxonomic study of lake Kanyaboli cichlids using morphological methods. Odhiambo Elizabeth Akinyi, 2002, Nairobi, Kenya

Age structure and distribution in relation to water depth in populations of Tropheus moorii, a cichlid fish endemic to Lake Tanganyika. Sinyinza Robert, 2002, Zambia

Assessment of toxin producing cyanobacteria in Mwanza Gulf, Lake Victoria. Sekadende Baraka C., 2002, Mwanza, Tanzania

Diurnal vertical distribution and feeding patterns of keystone fish species in the offshore area of Murchison Bay, Lake Victoria, Uganda. Nattabi Juliet Kigongo, 2002, Kampala, Uganda

Agricultural nonpoint source pollution in Uganda : a case study on Kakira sugarcane estate. Idrakua Lilian Amegoyu, 2002, Entebbe, Uganda

The performance of cocoyam (Colocasia Esculenta) in polishing municipal wastewater. Yillia Paul T., 2002, Freetown, Sierra Leone

 

2001

Effects of NaCl addition on abundance and species composition of phytoplankton, zooplankton and macro-zoobenthos, and subsequent fish growth. Munguti Jonathan Mbonge, 2001, Eldoret, Kenya

Effects of NaCl application on water quality parameters and fish yield in tropical ponds in Sagana, Kenya. Nyamwihura Richard F.K., 2001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Fish population and trophic characterisation of keystone species at the Lake Victoria-Victoria Nile interface habitats. Nalukenge Winnie Nkalubo, 2001, Kampala, Uganda

Effects of alkalinity on growth, photosynthesis and competitive ability of tropical submerged macrophytes. Kahara Sharon, 2001, Nairobi, Kenya

Potential removal of Zinc by Cyperus papyrus from an artificial wetland. Babu Mohammed, 2001, Mbale, Uganda

Constructed wetlands wastewater re-use in aquaculture, with emphasis on the effects of physico-chemical parameters on the growth and survival of fish.  Lubega George  Matovu, 2001, Kampala, Uganda

 

2000

Characterization of sediment biofilm in a polluted second order stream, the Njoro River, Kenya. Mokaya Sophia K., 2000, Njoro, Kenya

The distribution patterns and feeding ecology of Nile Perch, Lates niloticus (L) in the Victoria Nile (Uganda). Musenero Richard N., 2000, Kamuli, Uganda

Physico-chemical dynamics, pelagic primary production and algal composition in Lake Baringo, Kenya. Odour Steve Omondi, 2000, Njoro, Kenya

Influence of water quality on the diversity and distribution of benthic macro-invertebrates in three Kampala streams. Kyambadde Richard, 2000, Kampala, Uganda

 

1999

Dietary variation in time and space in three Aufwuchs-eating Cichlid fishes from Lake Tanganyika. Nabuyanda Misery Mulele , 1999, Lusaka, Zambia

The functioning of a household constructed wetland pilot project in Jinja, Uganda. Nakatemwa  Florence Mujunga, 1999, Kampala, Uganda

Performance of Lemna minor, Lemna gibba and Spirodela polyrhiza on piggery wastewater. Nomazizi Mdi, 1999, Bloemfontein, South Africa

Nitrogen dynamics in a constructed wetland in Jinja, Uganda. Flores Garcia Franciso, 1999, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Short-term variations of photosynthetic rates of phytoplankton and related parameters in Lake Mondsee, Austria, determined by the 14C-method. Teferi Yirgaw Tesfay, 1999, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Temporal and source-related trends in the pollution of Delft inner-city canal sediments. Qu Wenchuan, 1999, Nanjing, P.R. China

Transport and retention of plant coarse particulate organic matter in a tropical rift valley second-order stream- the Njoro River, Kenya. Ogendi George Morara, 1999, Njoro, Kenya

Suitability of a constructed wetland for fish culture, with reference to the physico-chemical characteristics, plankton composition and pathogen removal. Suzan Luyiga, 1999, Kampala, Uganda

Comparative study of the root mat structure and biology of Cyperus papyrus (L.) and Miscanthidium violaceum (K.Schum.) Robyns. in relation to nutrient dynamics and wastewater treatment.  Kipkemboi Julius, 1999, Njoro, Kenya 

 

1998

The effect of water treatment sludge on a Cyperus papyrus L. swamp, Kampala, Uganda. Kaggwa Rose Ch., 1998, Kampala, Uganda

Optimisation of nitrogen removal in an afro-tropical constructed wetland. Sekalembe Arthur G., 1998, Kampala, Uganda

The effect of alum sludge discharges on Phragmites mauritianus (Kunth.) in a natural, tropical wetland. Mulalelo Charity I., 1998, Lusaka, Zambia

Decomposition of leaf litter of Dombeya goethenii (K.Schum) on the wet and humid zones of the Njoro River, Kenya.  M`Erimba Charles Mwithali, 1998, Njoro, Kenya

Patterns of fish species composition and abundance in the lake-ecotone area of Northern Lake Victoria – Jinja, Uganda, East Africa. Mbilinyi Hosea Gonza, 1998, Mwanza, Tanzania

Distribution patterns and ontogenetic food shifts of juvenile and subadult Tilapia zilli and Oreochromis niloticus in the northern littoral zone of Lake Victoria, East Africa. Nalunkuma Gladys, 1998, Kampala, Uganda

Faecal pollution in Nakivubo Channel, Uganda. Comparison of indicator organisms and isolation methods. Byamukama Denis, 1998, Kampala, Uganda