Bachelor and Master's projects

The list is ordered alphabetically according to project title. Click the title to see details.

Alder – a tree with a double symbiosis with both N-fixing bacteria and ectomycorrhizal fungi
Supervisor: Rasmus Kjøller

Analysis of plant constituents with spectroscopical and chemical methods
Supervisor: Anders Michelsen and Riikka Rinnan

Arctic soil volatiles - coupling to vegetation phenology and disturbance
Supervisor: Riikka Rinnan and Christian Albers (GEUS)

Are eucalypt leaf volatiles inducible?
Supervisor: Riikka Rinnan (BIO), Elizabeth Neilson (PLEN)

Biogenic volatile organic compounds - release from plants, microbes and ecosystems
Supervisor: Riikka Rinnan and others depending on the topic

Biogenic volatile release from decomposing plant leaves across ecosystems
Supervisor: Riikka Rinnan and other relevant persons

BIO-pesticides: exploring the natural world for eco-friendly alternatives to current pesticides
Supervisor: Rasmus Kjøller

CENPERM - Center for Permafrost
Supervisor: Anders Michelsen, Riikka Rinnan, Anders Prieme

Chemical Ecology of the birch-moth interaction under climate change
Supervisor: Riikka Rinnan (riikkar@bio.ku.dk) and Tao Li (tao.li@bio.ku.dk)

Climate change effects on moss-associated N fixation
Supervisor: Kathrin Rousk

Does air pollution affect trees in urban areas or do the trees affect air pollution?
Supervisor: Riikka Rinnan

Ectomycorrhizal fungi – biodiversity, community structure and function
Supervisor: Rasmus Kjøller

Forensic use of DNA and organisms to link soil with crime scenes
Supervisor: Rasmus Kjøller, Tobias Frøslev, Mette Vestergaard and Anders Hansen (SNM)

Freeze-thaw effects on greenhouse gas emission, investigated by on-line concentration and isotope analyses
Supervisor: Anders Michelsen

Heavy metal effects on moss-associated N fixation
Supervisor: Kathrin Rousk

Heavy metal tolerance in soil protozoa
Supervisor: Flemming Ekelund and Jesper Johansen

Heavy metals in fungi
Supervisor: Rasmus Kjøller, Flemming Ekelund, Jesper Liengaard Johansen

Host specificity of moss-associated cyanobacteria
Supervisor: Kathrin Rousk

How widespread is cyanobacterial colonization of mosses?
Supervisor: Kathrin Rousk, Aya Permin

Interactions between beneficial plant microbes and foliar fungal diseases
Supervisor: Rasmus Kjøller, Tao Li and Riikka Rinnan

Invasive species: A threat to nature or a cultural imagination?
Supervisor: Flemming Ekelund (Biology) Claus Emmeche (Center for Naturfilosofi og Videnskabsstudier)

Methane and carbon dioxide fluxes from arctic heath in Greenland
Supervisor: Anders Michelsen (BIO) and Bo Elberling (IGN)

Microbial production and uptake of volatile organic compounds
Supervisor: Riikka Rinnan (BIO) and Christian Albers (GEUS)

Moss-associated nitrogen fixation as an important N input in terrestrial ecosystems
Supervisor: Anders Michelsen and Kathrin Rousk

Moss-cyanobacteria associations: are they mutualists or parasites?
Supervisor: Kathrin Rousk

Mycorrhizal responses to long term nutrient depletion
Supervisor: Rasmus Kjøller and others

Nitrogen cycling in arctic ecosystems: at present and in future
Supervisor: Riikka Rinnan, Jing Tang

Re-colonization, diversity and ecophysiology of plants following experimental treatments in danish heath
Supervisor: Anders Michelsen and Helge Ro-Poulsen

Soil gas profiles in Danish ecosystems
Supervisor: Riikka Rinnan (BIO) and Christian Albers (GEUS)

Urban Biodiversity
Supervisor: Rasmus Kjøller