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Mangro Mud

Research Team

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Steven de Jong
Professor
Head of Department Chair in Physical Geography with emphasis on Natural Hazards, Land Degradation, Earth Observation and Geo-computation.
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Theo Wong
Professor
He is an expert in sedimentology and leader of the Suriname Greenstone Project.
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Job de Vries
MSc
Is keen on exploring possibilities that combine different types of spatial analysis, such as remote sensing, spatial modelling and fieldobservations to characterize complex ecosystems.
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Ginny Bijnaar
MSc
Has a background in geology and ample GIS experience. Within this project she is interested in further understanding the processes that take place along the muddy coast of Suriname, as well as how those processes are affected by anthropogenic influences.
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Pita Verweij
Associate Professor
Throughout the years, Pita Verweij’s principal field of research has been land use and biodiversity in the context of natural resource management.
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Barend van Maanen
Assistant Professor
His research focusses on the processes that shape the evolution of coasts and estuaries. These environments provide many services of key importance to humankind but, at the same time, they are extremely sensitive to environmental change.
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Pieter Augustinus
Emeritus Professor
He is an expert on coastal development and coastal behavior of the Suriname coast. He started his morfodynamic research of the Suriname coast in 1966, wrote his PhD-thesis (1978) on the subject.