Head of BIOMAC lab & Associate Professor of Quantitative Biodiversity
Macroecology, ecological informatics, global biodiversity change
Phone: +31 (0)20 525 8423
Geomorphology, geodiversity, remote sensing, natural hazards, LiDAR
Phone: +31 (0)20 5258137
Island biogeography, geodiversity, geology
Phone: +31 (0)20 5258288
Environmental ethics, environmental economics
Phone: +31 (0)20 5257379
Postdoc (University of Amsterdam)
Biodiversity conservation, macroecology, decision science, conservation policy, conservation planning
Postdoc (University of Amsterdam)
Frugivory, interaction networks, macroecology, Neotropics, palm ecology, trait matching
Postdoc (external, Aalborg University, Denmark)
Ecology, evolution, species distribution modelling
Postdoc (external, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil)
Biodiversity redistribution, climate change, macroecology, species interactions, ecological niche models
PhD student (University of Amsterdam)
LiDAR, GIS, remote sensing
PhD student (University of Amsterdam and University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Island biogeography, human-environment interactions, social-ecological systems
PhD student (external and visiting, based at University of Pretoria, South Africa)
Bush encroachment, frugivory, succession, ecological networks
PhD student (external, based at Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre, Germany)
Functional diversity, mutualistic networks, ecosystem functioning, tropical ecology, climate change
Biogeography, landscape ecology, physical geography, sustainability
Rewilding, conservation biology, animal behaviour, terrestrial ecology, palaeoecology
Ecosystem dynamics, conservation biology, policy, tropical ecology, human-environment interactions, sustainability
Macroecology, climate change, human impacts on biodiversity
Human impacts on biodiversity, urban ecology, trait-based ecology
Data science, ecological informatics, macroecology
Tropical ecology, morphology, evolution, ecosystem dynamics
Macroecology, population dynamics, herpetology, distribution modelling
Biodiversity, ecology, morphology, genetics
GIS & remote sensing, abiotic-biotic interactions, spatial data analysis, bio-geochemical cycles
Environmental and ecosystem dynamics
Systems ecology, tropical ecology, biodiversity loss
J. (Jorin) Veen (MSc student 2019). Research interests in macroecology, plant-frugivore interactions and primatology.
M.J.S. (Sebastiaan) Haverhoek (MSc student 2019). Research interests in plant ecology and functional traits.
R. (Rick) de Regt (MSc student 2019). Research interests in paleoecology, conservation and species distribution modelling.
Dr. J.Y. (Jun) Lim (Postdoc 2018-2019). Research interests in macroevolution, macroecology, community ecology, biogeography, phylogenetics, and tropical plants. Personal homepage, Google Scholar, ResearchGate, Github.
P.J. (Pablo) Varas Enríquez (MSc student 2018-2019). Research interests in macrecology, evolutionary demography, human behavioral ecology and evolutionary anthropology. ResearchGate, Linkedin, Facebook.
Dr. B. (Babak) Naimi (Postdoc 2018-2019). Research interests in remote sensing, spatio-temporal statistics, spatial modelling, geo-informatics and environmental science. Personal homepage.
L. (Leila) Meyer (visiting PhD student from Universidade Federal de Goiás, Brazil). Research interests in diversity patterns, plant ecology and macroecology. CV.
Dr. R.E. (Renske) Onstein (Postdoc 2016-2018). Research interests in macroevolution, functional traits, comparative biology, phylogenetics, angiosperms and evolutionary radiations. Personal website, Google Scholar, ResearchGate, Vimeo, Youtube, Twitter, Linkedin
T. (Tristan) Bakx (MSc student 2017-2018). Research interests in bird ecology, behaviour and LiDAR.
I.M.A. (Irene) Bender (PhD student 2013-2018). Research interests in tropical ecology, functional diversity, ecological networks. ResearchGate
D.N. (Daphne) Vink (MSc student 2016-2017). Research interest in primates, functional traits, evolution, conservation, species interactions. Facebook
A.J. (Aurisel) Mata Velasquez (MSc student 2017). Research interest in Earth observation, GIS, remote sensing, environmental management and geo-ecology.