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1 dr. Roxana Petrescu, Coordinator AWS IVM, room A-559

2 Amsterdam Water Science A new international Water knowledge center Excellent research Internationally renowned education program Stakeholder participation Amsterdam and the Delta of the Netherlands as living laboratory

3 UvA & VU research UvA (IBED): Aquatic Ecology & Ecotoxicology Aquatic Microbiology Marine Biology Ecology / Physical Geography VU (Earth Sciences, Ecology, IVM): Hydrology & the carbon cycle Water / climate risks Economy & governance Ecology Approach UvA & VU: Fundamental Science Applications in Water Management Education

4 Teaching Two international Master programmes

5 Why studying L&O at UvA? Unique: freshwater and marine systems

6 Structure of program 6 EC compulsory course (Introduction in L&O) 12 EC constrained list courses (within L&O) EC elective courses 12 EC literature review EC research projects (min 30 EC per project) (first at Dutch university or institute, next can be done anywhere)

7 Green Life Sciences Plant Breeding and Biotechnology (6EC) Michel Haring Biotic Interactions (6EC) Rob Schuurink Developmental Biology (6EC) Erik Souer (VU) Abiotic Stress (6EC) Henk Schat (VU) Masterclasses in Green Life Sciences (3EC) Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan July Christa Testerink Limnology & Oceanography Introduction to Limnology and Oceanography (6EC) Petra Visser Ecological Water Management (6EC) Harm van der Geest Microbial Ecology (6EC) Gerard Muijzer Ecotoxicology and Environmental Quality (6EC) Juliette Legler (VU) and Water Experimental Design and Analysis (6EC) Peter van Bodegom (VU) Benthic Ecosystems (6EC) Jasper de Goeij Coral Reef Ecology (6EC) Petra Visser Semester 2: Research Project Biological Sciences 1 NIOZ Marine Master Course (4EC) Ridderinkhof (NIOZ) Year 2 Research Project Biological Sciences 2 + Literature Review BS 7

8 Mentors: Michiel Kraak Harm van der Geest Petra Visser (coordinator) 8

9 1.5 year of the MSc: Topics for research projects?? Dolphins coral cores 9

10 Research projects -Brochure with list of projects -List of projects at UvA and external projects (go to IBED Research Research Groups Aquatic Microbiology Education) -Symposium with presentation of available projects ( stage markt ) UvA 18 February, 18:00-21:00.

11 Enthusiastic staff in L&O: Aquatic Microbiology Prof.dr. Jef Huisman Modelling competition, Phytoplankton At Carmabi, Curacao: Prof.dr. Gerard Muijzer Systems Biology, Microbial & molecular biology dr. Hans Matthijs Biochemistry, photosynthesis, cyanobacteria dr. Maayke Stomp Modelling, lightspectra dr. Petra Visser Physiology, cyanobacteria, coral reefs At Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ): dr. Mark Vermeij Ecology, corals Prof. dr. Corina Brussaard Viral ecology Prof.dr. Lucas Stal Marine Microbiology

12 Enthusiastic staff in L&O:... Aquatic Environmental Ecology Prof.dr. Pim de Voogt Water contaminants dr. Michiel Kraak Aquatic Ecotoxicology dr. Harm van der Geest Aquatic Benthic Ecology...Theoretical Ecology prof. dr. ir. Piet Verdonschot Wetland Restoration Ecology dr. Jasper de Goeij Coral Reef Ecology, Sponges Prof.dr. André de Roos Theoretical Ecology, Fish Ecology

13 Research institutes Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ at Texel) NIOZ- Centre for Estuarine and Marine Ecology in Yerseke NIOO/KNAW: Netherlands Institute of Ecology: - Department Aquatic Ecology in Wageningen Naturalis in Leiden IMARES: Institute for Marine Resources & Ecosystem Studies in IJmuiden, Texel and Wageningen CARMABI research station in Curacao Other universities in The Netherlands or abroad 13

14 Alumni L&O: what are they doing? - Research (PhD students) - Rijkswaterstaat, Deltares, Water authorities - Consultancy (e.g. Arcadis) - NGO s (e.g. WNF) - Education

15 M.Sc. Hydrology programme Prof. Jeroen Aerts and Dr. Hans de Moel

16 In the Master s programme in Hydrology, you will study processes that regulate the quantity and quality of water and how to quantify risk for society using state of the art models and sensor based hydrology. You will become a water expert MSc Hydrology 2.0

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19 Eddy Moors Catchment hydrology Han Dolman Introduction week Eco-hydrology

20 Ype van der Velde Groundwater processes Sija Stofberg Unsaturated Zone

21 Water economics Jeroen Aerts Philip Ward Pieter van Beukering Wouter Botzen Integrated modelling Jorien Vonk Water Quality

22 Hans de Moel Fieldwork Luxemburg Bart van der Hurk Ralph Lasage Measurements in Hydrology Hydrology & Drones, sensors Urban Water & climate Water Risk Surveying Hydrology basics

23 Year 1 Year 2

24 Kitui Kenya Amsterdam Waternet, DRO California Insurance

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27 Basic requirements: Subscribe before 1 april 2016 BSc Natural Sciences; Physical Geography BSc-level knowledge of physics, mathematics, chemistry and basic earth science subjects A&E: 2 from 3 : Math & Physics, Anorganic chemistry, statistics/economics Specifics: Beta oriented + gamma perspective Interdisciplinary: processes, measuring & interaction land scape / society Strong and Unique Processes / Fieldwork / Water Economics 2 Fieldwork area s : Dinkel & Luxembourg Graduate as Hydrologist 2.0: Able to tackle complex Water Systems: interaction Water & Society

28 Dr. Hans de Moel MSc. Coordinator Prof. Dr. Jeroen Aerts MSc. Program Director Room: A567

29 THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION!!!

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