Earth & Environment


Profile & CV

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2015: Groundwater Quality Atlas; Think Hazard! Drought; Groundwater Modelling of North Netherlands
2014: Digitale Atlas Natuurlijk Kapitaal; Fresh Water Options Optimizer (FWOO)
2013: EU BASE; Deltares webmaps; Fresh Water Options Optimizer.
2012: Conceptual Models of the Netherlands; NHI; Benin NUFFIC & PPEAII proposals; waterdataviewer.
2011: Dewfora; Artificial Recharge Potential of Bangladesh, Tamil Nadu, Kenya and Mozambique.
2010: Flood mapping tool with Remote Sensing. Artificial recharge potential of Burkina Faso.
2008 - 2009: GLOBCAST project, Global Groundwater Change Forecasting by coupling Remote Sensing to a global groundwater model.


IGRAC (then hosted at Deltares)
2008 - 2011: International Groundwater Resources Assessment
Global groundwater GIS assessments of As, F, salinity, storage, abstraction; maintenance of the Global Groundwater Information System (GGIS), Assessments and portal maintenance for the Internationally Shared Aquifer Systems (ISARM) and Transboundary Aquifers of the World (TBA map), DTP and portal maintenance for IGRAC in general.


Utrecht University (summer jobs)
2003: (1 month) Assistant Oceanography on a research vessel during a Mediterranean cruise
200?: (1 semester) Assistant in 1st year's Chemistry Class

Research & Education

Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute
2007 - 2008: Master of Science Sustainable Development
Track Land use, Environment and Biodiversity

Utrecht University, Earth Sciences Department
2001 - 2007: Master of Science in Earth Sciences
Geochemistry track - Graduated in 2007

  • 2006 - 2007 (Apr - Sept) Thesis: Towards a global coastal typology for modelling nutrient fluxes at the land-ocean interface, an application to lagoons - Developed a typology in GIS (0.5 degree resolution) for nutrient filtering in the coastal ocean; as well as a box model for the biogeochemical cycling of N and P in lagoons.
  • 2003 (3 months) Thesis & lab work
    Removal of Iron from Kaolinite from Surinam by reductive dissolution with Dithionite

Mill-Hillcollege, Goirle


1995 - 2001: VWO diploma, Dutch, English, French, Mathematics-B, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography - Graduated in 2001


Other skills

Languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish
(in order of fluency)


Programs: ArcInfo, QGIS, Publisher, Access

Programming: VB, PERL, PYTHON, Arcpy, R, MySQL, iMOD

Webdevelopment: (X)HTML, XML, XSLT & Xpath, PHP, CSS, JavaScript, Geoserver, pgAdmin, Zend Framework, Google Maps API, jQuery, Bootstrap, Wordpress, Concrete5, Typo3