Thesis defences in Department of Geography 2023

Defences for Bachelor students will take place on June 5 and 6 (in Estonian).

Defences for Master students in Geoinformatics for Urbanised Society will take place on June 6 and 7 (in English).

Defences for Master students in Geography will take place on June 8 and 9 (in Estonian).


All defences take place at Vanemuine 46-327.

The defences are open to the public and anyone interested is welcome to listen.

Time   Name Title Supervisor Reviewer
 8.30    Hleb Lazovik Soil moisture and temperature in wetland soils derived from remote sensing Jaan Pärn             Sandeep Thayamkottu Isaac Buo
 9.10    Nikolay Kozlovskiy The influence of socio-demographic factors and place of residence on people's activity space: a study based on GPS data in Tallinn, Estonia Siiri Silm               Ago Tominga Anneli Kährik
 9.50   Nihad Gurbanov Spatial analysis of forest change in Estonia using machine learning Evelyn Uuemaa Holger Virro
       10.30 - 10.40 coffee break    
 10.40   Clay Taylor Harrison Spatial autocorrelation in machine learning for modelling soil organic carbon Evelyn Uuemaa Alexander Kmoch Alexandre Wadoux 
 11.20    Raúl García Estévez Measuring residential segregation using spatial metrics in Berlin Evelyn Uuemaa  Veronika Mooses David Knapp
      LUNCH 12.00 - 13.00    
13.00   Ayisha Yusibova The environmental quality of the street network and the equity of access to healthy travel environments in Tallinn Age Poom    Alexander Kmoch
13.40   Anita Līvija Rozenvalde Exploring the applicability of the digital twin technology for mitigating urban overheating: the case of Riga, Latvia Alexander Kmoch Age Poom Evelyn Uuemaa
14.20   Winnard Semenyo Tutu-Brempong Bike share use among young people in Tartu: a demographic and spatial analysis Age Poom            Karl Saidla               Siiri Silm Tõnu Oja