Jos Vink

Senior Expert Researcher Soil & Water quality

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Dr Ir Jos P.M. Vink is senior specialist soil and water quality. His field of expertise is environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology. He received his masters and PhD at Wageningen University on risk assessment of contaminants in heterogeneous environments. Jos is an editorial board member on the open Environmental and Toxicology Journal and is on the board of the Dutch Society of Soil Science.  He co-organized several international conferences (Chemistry for a sustainable world, Athens 2003; Chemistry and the environment, Bordeaux 2004; Wetland Pollution Dynamics and Control, Gent 2005).

Jos received a European patent for the development of a monitoring system to measure free metal ions over water-sediment interfaces. He has over 120 peer-reviewed publications in scientific national and international journals and book chapters. He has co-promoted several pHD candidates in the fields of environmental chemistry, toxicology, and modeling.

Working experience

2008-present Deltares Unit Soil and Groundwater Systems. Senior expert advisor soil and water quality
1995-2008 Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Managemen Institute for Inland Water Management and Waste Water Treatment RIZA. Head of the section Soil Quality; Project manager Environmental Calamities, responsible for forensic research and communication with authorities and media.
1990-1994 Rijksdienst voor IJsselmeerpolders Senior researcher and advisor soil subsidence and soil quality.
1989-1990 University of Minnesota, USA Dept. of soil science and soil specific management. Function: Associate Scientist. Responsible for the development of methods for soil-specific management of pesticides.
1988-1989 Technical and Physical Agricultural Service TFDL Function: Researcher. Characterization of soil components using scanning-transmission electron microscopy.