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- faculteit der aard- en levenswetenschappen ( dep. water & climate risk )
- PhD Researcher
Marleen de Ruiter is a PhD at the department of Water and Climate Risk of IVM Institute for Environmental Studies at the VU University Amsterdam. She has a background in Environmental and Resource Management from the University of British Columbia (Canada) specializing in disaster vulnerability and post-disaster recovery. Her MSc thesis focused on measuring post-disaster coastal-community recovery and included a case study of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Currently, Marleen de Ruiter is working on measuring the impacts of disaster mitigation measures on earthquake and flood vulnerability. This project aims to improve understanding of spatiotemporal trends in earthquake and flood vulnerability and will include case studies of Canada and Iran.
Post-disaster recovery, vulnerability, econometrics.
||Resource Management and Environmental Studies, MSc, University of British
|2006-2009||Earth and Economics, BSc, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam|
||Econometrics and Operational Research Management, Propedeutics,
University of Amsterdam
Professional employment history
|2012-2015||Disaster preparedness consultant, BGH Consulting, Vancouver, Canada|
|2009-2012||Research assistant at UBC’s Disaster Research Lab, School of Community
and Regional Planning, Vancouver, Canada
- UBC President's Student Leadership Recognition Award for students who made significant contributions and demonstrated sustained leadership and involvement with the UBC community.
- UBC International Partial Tuition Scholarship.
Adams, B., Bevington, J., Chang, S., Davidson, R., Eguchi, R., Hill, A., Rathfon, D. & de Ruiter, M. (2010). New Methods for Measuring, Monitoring and Evaluating Post-Disaster Recovery. Workshop abstract – Presented at the 2010 University of Colorado Natural Hazard Center Annual Workshop.
Dekkers, J.E.C., Rietveld, P. & de Ruiter, M. (2008). Estimation of a Linear Probability Model for Rural-Urban Land Use Transition in the Netherlands Using Hedonic Price Analysis of Submarkets. Paper for the 48th congress of the European Regional Science Association, Liverpool, UK, 27-30 August, 2008.