Niels Batjes

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Employer

Employer title
ISRIC - World Soil Information
Job title
Soils and Global Change; Head, World Data Centre for Soils

Contact

Homepage
http://www.isric.org/staff/Ir%20NH%20%28Niels%29%20Batjes

Personal Information

Sex
Mr
Full name
Ir NH (Niels) Batjes
Telephone number
+31 317 483699
Biography
Soil scientist with long-term experience in developing land resources information systems in the framework of international research and capacity building projects. Niels joined ISRIC in 1990, after having worked in East Africa and the Caribbean as a Land Evaluation Expert. His special interest is in research on soil carbon stocks and change, soil data analysis for continental and global environmental assessments, soil property (area-class) maps, and digital soil mapping. He is Head of the World Data Centre for Soils (WDC-Soils), a regular member of the International Council for Science World Data System (ICSU-WDS). Niels is member of the Editorial Board of Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment and a regular reviewer of papers submitted to various primary international Journals. He has written numerous peer-reviewed papers, chapters in books and published proceedings, and technical reports (GoogleScholar; ResearchGate). Niels speaks English, French, Dutch and some German.

Research

Google scholar user ID
JUB5mcoAAAAJ
Microsoft Academic Research ID
34116100
ResearcherID
F-7195-2010
Academic degree
senior researcher

History

Member for
6 years 4 months