prof.dr.ir. A. Veldkamp (Tom)

Rector Magnificus / Executive Board member

About Me

Tom Veldkamp (1963) is UT’s Rector Magnificus since 27 November 2020. He did his PhD at Wageningen University and Research, in 2002 he was appointed as Professor of Land Dynamics at this university. He was Head of the Landscape Centre at Wageningen, and scientific director of the Centre for Geo-Information and Remote Sensing. Read more on the Executive Board website.


Social Sciences
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Land Use
Landscape Evolution
Agriculture & Biology
Ochroma Pyramidale

Ancillary Activities

  • foundation Natuur Milieu Overijssel
    Chairman council of supervision (RvT) NMO (foundation Natuur Milieu Overijssel)
    Boardmember ISRIC foundation
  • Elsevier
    Editor in Chief


Veldkamp, A. , Li, Y., Alignier, A. M., Audet, P., Bajocco, S. , Chen, X., Cheng, Y., Drinkwater, L. E., Lewis, K. A., Petit, S., Saggar, S., Toyota, K., & Zheng, X. (2024). How to get your paper published in ‘Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment’. Agriculture, ecosystems & environment, 359, 1-4. Article 108687. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2023.108687
Berghuis, H. W. K., Van kolfschoten, T., Adhityatama, S., Troelstra, S. R., Noerwidi, S., Suriyanto, R. A., Wibowo, U. P., Pop, E., Kurniawan, I., Hilgen, S. L. , Veldkamp, A., & Joordens, J. C. A. (2023). Response to the comment by Huffman and Zaim. Quaternary science reviews, 307, Article 108059. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2023.108059
Pop, E., Hilgen, S., Adhityatama, S., Berghuis, H. , Veldkamp, A., Vonhof, H., Sutisna, I., Alink, G., Noerwidi, S., Roebroeks, W., & Joordens, J. (2023). Reconstructing the provenance of the hominin fossils from Trinil (Java, Indonesia) through an integrated analysis of the historical and recent excavations. Journal of Human Evolution, 176, Article 103312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2022.103312
Hilgen, S. L., Pop, E., Adhityatama, S. , Veldkamp, T. A., Berghuis, H. W. K., Sutisna, I., Yurnaldi, D., Dupont-Nivet, G., Reimann, T., Nowaczyk, N., Kuiper, K. F., Krijgsman, W., Vonhof, H. B., Ekowati, D. R., Alink, G., Hafsari, N. L. G. D. M., Drespriputra, O., Verpoorte, A., Bos, R., ... Joordens, J. C. A. (2023). Revised age and stratigraphy of the classic Homo erectus-bearing succession at Trinil (Java, Indonesia). Quaternary science reviews, 301, 1-18. Article 107908. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2022.107908
Aksay, S., Schoorl, J. M. , Veldkamp, A., Demir, T., Aytaç, A. S., & Maddy, D. (2022). Structurally controlled landscape evolution in Kula badlands, Western Turkey. Geosciences (Switzerland), 12(10), Article 390. https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences12100390
Berghuis, H. W. K., Van Kolfschoten, T., Adhityatama, S., Troelstra, S. R., Noerwidi, S., Suriyanto, R. A., Wibowo, U. P., Pop, E., Kurniawan, I., Hilgen, S. L. , Veldkamp, A., & Joordens, J. C. A. (2022). The eastern Kendeng Hills (Java, Indonesia) and the hominin-bearing beds of Mojokerto, a re-interpretation. Quaternary science reviews, 295, Article 107692. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2022.107692
Temme, A. J. A. M., Schoorl, J. M., Claessens, L. , & Veldkamp, A. (2022). Quantitative Modeling of Landscape Evolution. In Treatise on Geomorphology: Reference Work (2 ed., Vol. 10, pp. 162-183). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-818234-5.00140-1
Meyfroidt, P., de Bremond, A., Ryan, C. M., Archer, E., Aspinall, R., Chhabra, A., Camara, G., Corbera, E., DeFries, R., Díaz, S., Dong, J., Ellis, E. C., Erb, K. H., Fisher, J. A., Garrett, R. D., Golubiewski, N. E., Grau, H. R., Grove, J. M., Haberl, H., ... Zu Ermgassen, E. K. H. J. (2022). Ten facts about land systems for sustainability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 119(7), 1-12. Article e2109217118. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2109217118

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