K.F. Tieskens MSc



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+31 20 59 85064
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koen.tieskens@vu.nl
faculteit der aard- en levenswetenschappen ( cluster aarde en klimaat )
PhD researcher, Landscape change and cultural heritage

Summary

Koen has been employed at the Environmental Geography Group, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, since July 2014 as a PhD researcher focusing on landscape changes and cultural heritage on rural landscapes. Koen is currently working in the European Hercules project: ‘Sustainable Futures for Europe's Heritage in Cultural Landscapes: Tools for understanding, managing, and protecting landscape functions and values’.

Koen has a background in social sciences and completed an MSc in Urban Studies at the University of Amsterdam and a BSc in human geography at the same university. Koen’s focus is on quantitative analyses and mapping of environmental problems, with an emphasis on the cultural value of ecosystems.

Expertise

Spatial analysis, GIS, social science, Agent Based Modelling (ABM), python.

Academic training

2011-2013MSc, Research Master Urban Studies – University of Amsterdam
2005-2008BSc, Human Geography – University of Amsterdam

Professional employment history

2014-presentPhD Researcher, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Recent projects

 

2014-present Hercules: Sustainable Futures for Europe's Heritage in Cultural Landscapes: Tools for understanding, managing, and protecting landscape functions and values http://www.hercules-landscapes.eu/

Ancillary activities

Last changes Ancillary activities: Amsterdam 27 januari 2017