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)
  • ISRIC — World Soil Information, legally registered as the International Soil Reference and Information Centre, has a mission to serve the international community as custodian of global soil information.
    Bestuurslid ISRIC
  • Elsevier Journal
    Editor in Chief Journal: Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment


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. [e2109217118]. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2109217118
Temme, A. J. A. M., Schoorl, J. M., Claessens, L. , & Veldkamp, A. (2021). Quantitative Modeling of Landscape Evolution. In Treatise on Geomorphology: Reference Work (2 ed., Vol. 10). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-818234-5.00140-1
Berghuis, H. W. K. , Veldkamp, A., Adhityatama, S., Hilgen, S. L., Sutisna, I., Barianto, D. H., Pop, E. A. L., Reimann, T., Yurnaldi, D., Ekowati, D. R., Vonhof, H. B., Van Kolfschoten, T., Simanjuntak, T., Schoorl, J. M., & Joordens, J. C. A. (2021). Hominin homelands of East Java: Revised stratigraphy and landscape reconstructions for Plio-Pleistocene Trinil. Quaternary science reviews, 260, 1-27. [106912]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2021.106912
Li, M. , Zeng, Y. , Lubczynski, M. W., Roy, J. , Yu, L., Qian, H., Li, Z., Chen, J., Han, L., Zheng, H. , Veldkamp, A., Schoorl, J. M., Hendricks Franssen, H. J., Hou, K., Zhang, Q., Xu, P., Li, F., Lu, K., Li, Y. , & Su, Z. (2021). A first investigation of hydrogeology and hydrogeophysics of the Maqu catchment in the Yellow River source region. Earth system science data, 13(10), 4727-4757. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4727-2021
Kraaijvanger, R. G. , & Veldkamp, A. (2020). Evaluating resource use efficiency and stock balances of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers inputs: The effect of soil supply capacity in Tigray (Ethiopia). In Just Enough Nitrogen: : Perspectives on how to get there for regions with too much and too little nitrogen (pp. 203 - 219). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58065-0_14
Maddy, D. , Veldkamp, A., Demir, T., Aytaç, A. S., Schoorl, J. M., Scaife, R., Boomer, I., Stemerdink, C., Van Der Schriek, T., Aksay, S. , & Lievens, C. (2020). Early Pleistocene River Terraces of the Gediz River, Turkey: The role of faulting, fracturing, volcanism and travertines in their genesis. Geomorphology, 358, [107102]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2020.107102
Veldkamp, A., Schoorl, J. M., Claessens, L., Temme, A. J. A. M., Broers, A. G. M., Orsouw, T. L., Voesten, M. T. C. M., & Reimann, T. (2020). Preservation of the last aggradation phase in climate‐driven terraces: Evidence from Late Quaternary reach‐specific fluvial dynamics of the Allier River (France). Earth surface processes and landforms, 45(13), 3381-3395. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.4972
Viveen, W. , Veldkamp, A., Van Balen, R. T., Schoorl, J. M., Sanjurjo-sanchez, J., Vidal-romani, J. R., Braucher, R., & Bourlès, D. (2020). Comment on “A multidisciplinary overview of the lower Miño River terrace system (NW Iberian Peninsula)” by E. Méndez-Quintas et al. Quaternary International, 565, 125-128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2020.09.036

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