Copernicus Land Change Lab

Project Team

Current members

Kees Klein Goldewijk
Dr. ir.
Kees is Assistant Professor of Land Use at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University. Founder of the HYDE database. Read more
New: PhD position (deadline for submission 31 March 2023)
Footprint of Colonialism: Attributing Biodiversity Loss and GHG Emissions from Colonial Land Change Processes (0.8 - 1.0 FTE)
New: Frontend Developer position (to be advertised soon, March 2023)
The History of the Global Environment (HYDE): visualizing Earth's environmental history
Make the HYDE data available for the public. Read more

Former team members

Murray Scown
Physical geographer. He has a PhD in Geography from the University of New England, Armidale, Australia. Worked in Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS), Sweden and has recently moved back to Lund again. We aim to continue working with... Read more
Willemien van der Wielen
MSc. Utrecht University
Willemien has worked part-time at Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, UU, and works currently also part-time at Climate Risk Services, Utrecht. She is the author of the master thesis on Future Anthromes and is still involved in our co-authored paper... Read more
Lu Yin
MSc. Utrecht University
Lu has graduated as a master student at Copernicus on 'Heat Stress on Future Anthromes.' He is currently working in China but still involved in writing a paper on his thesis (Yin, L., K. Klein Goldewijk, M. Scown (2022), Global... Read more

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