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Waldherr, Gabriela (author)
The Alps, also called the ‘water tower’ of Europe, are one of the biggest freshwater reserves of the continent, extending over seven countries. However, due to climate change, resulting in melting glaciers and more frequent dry periods, the availability of fresh water is seasonally changing and overall, decreasing in the future. This conflicts...
master thesis 2019
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Nimax, Vera (author)
Despite its small size Luxembourg has made a name for itself, even on a global level. This has to do with the importance of its financial centre, and, above all, with the country’s morally questionable tax principles. Which makes Luxembourg hit the headlines regularly. Renowned for its growing economy, stable political situation and a general...
master thesis 2018
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te Marvelde, Micha (author)
Flooding due to extreme rainfall occurs more often the last years and causes high costs of property damage and economic loss due to blocked roads. Climate change is expected to increase the intensity of extreme rainfall with 12% per degree Celsius increase (KNMI, 2015). Especially cities are vulnerable to flooding due to extreme rainfall because...
master thesis 2017
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Yang, Yuefeng (author)
Chinese cities are going through an intense transformation of urbanization, which the world haven't experienced before. Beijing, as the capital, is the first to be affected by both developments and problems through this transformation. The flow of people from rural to urban, and from small cities to large cities is dramatic. The phenomenon of...
master thesis 2017
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