Projects overview

Sustainable development

Oil spills

Social Sciences

Invasive species

Geosciences

Marine research

Terrestrial research

  • •Statia terrestrial expedition MSc Course Tropical Biodiversity and Field Methods on Statia
  • •Phylogeography and malaria parasites of West Indian birds
  • •The Incomplete Guide to the Wildlife of Sint Eustatius book project
  • •Phylogeography and malaria parasites of West Indian birds

Monitoring

Students’ subjects

  • •Estimating groundwater recharge on St Eustatius
  • •Modelling rainfall-runoff and associated sediment transport on St Eustatius' Cultuurvlakte
  • •Sustainable pot fishing and ghost fishing at St Eustatius
  • Towards a tourism master plan for Statia; coral reefs, divers' perceptions and new opportunities using landscaped reefs
  • •Endoparasites in (small) ruminants on St Eustatius
  • Quantifying abundance and distribution of microplastics in sediment from St. Eustatius beaches. Contact Aiken Besley, Dr. Thijs Bosker Leiden University College, Environmental Sciences Leiden University 
  • •Entrepreneurship and identity on Statia
  • •Traditional Plant knowledge and use on Sint Eustatius: sustainability and loss of traditional knowledge
  • •A landscape identity based approach to heritage trail design
  • •The Archaeology and Legacy of Slavery on St Maarten, St Eustatius and Curaçao
  • •Slavery heritage tourism on the island of Statia
  • •Enhancing employment in the tourism sector on Statia for sustainable development
  • •Survey of Dermal parasites among coral reef fish St Eustatius
  • •Vegetation recovery after grazing by goats, assessment on pest management of Giant African Land Snails, diet analysis of feral chicken
  • •Population genetics of the Lesser Antillean iguana on St. Eustatius
  • •Beach debris survey St. Eustatius
  • •Beach profile survey
  • •The analysis of ecological networks on St Eustatius: habitat conditions and ecological corridors to test the viability of wildlife population on St Eustatius
  • •Obesity on St. Eustatius
  • •The determinants of obesity on St Eustatius
  • •Perception on mental health and well-being on St Eustatius
  • •Entrepreneurship and identity on Statia 
  • •Huisarts geneeskunde stage
  • Final internship facility management
  • •The economic impact of tourism at St Eustatius
  • •Vegetation recovery after grazing by goats, assessment on pest management of Giant African Land Snails, diet analysis of feral chicken
  • •The analysis of ecological networks on St Eustatius: habitat conditions and ecological corridors to test the viability of wildlife population on St Eustatius
  • •Distribution abundance and control trials against the invasive Giant African Landsnail on St. Eustatius
  • •Comparing reef fish survey techniques between UVC and sDOV