About Marc Bierkens

  • Research experience in stochastic hydrology, land surface hydrology, geohydrology, soil physics, ecohydrology, natural resources inventory, water management and geostatistics
  • Experience in consulting water managers, soil scientists, hydrologists and geographers on issues of hydrology, geostatistics, uncertainty analysis, upscaling and downscaling
  • Experience in acquisition and management of research projects and consultancy projects
  • Experience in management of research teams.

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Working experience

  1. TNO institute of Applied Geosciences

    Senior Hydrologist

    2002 - present
  2. Wageningen University and Research Centre

    Senior Researcher, Alterra

    1994 - 2002
  3. Utrecht University, Department of Physical Geography

    Research Assistant

    1990 - 1994
  4. TNO Institute of Applied Geoscience


  5. University of California at Davis, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources

    Research Assistent

    1988 - 1989


  1. Climate and the Hydrological Cycle

    Climate and the Hydrological Cycle. IAHS Special Publication 8. IAHS Press UK, 343 pp.

  2. Het Water en de Leer

    Inaugurele rede uitgesproken op 5 maart 2003 bij de aanvaarding van het ambt van Hoogleraar “Geografische Hydrologie” aan de Universiteit Utrecht. Faculteit Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen, Utrecht (ISBN 90-6266-211-0).

  3. Upscaling and downscaling methods for environmental research

    Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers Dordrecht. Sold and distributed in North, Central and South America. ISBN 0-7923-6339-6.


  1. Chairman

    National Study Group on the Application of Statistics in the Earth Sciences (LASSA)

  2. Member of Science Advisory

    Boared of Geoenv


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