Teaching

Teaching Experience – Short Courses and Seminars

Courses and Seminars (D=in Dutch, E=in English; F= in French; G=in German)

2017–present: MSc courses College of Petroleum Engineering and Geosciences, Saudi Arabia: (1) MSc, Sedimentary systems in space and time (E); (2) MSc, Sedimentary basins (incl. sequence stratigraphy) (E).

2008–2013: BSc and MSc courses in carbonate sedimentology, carbonate sequence stratigraphy and – diagenesis at TU Delft, the Netherlands.

2007–2016: BSc and MSc courses VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands: (1) BSc, Stratigraphy and sedimentology (incl. sequence stratigraphy); D); (2) BSc, Sedimentary systems in space and time (D); (3) MSc, Diagenetic processes (E); (4) MSc, Sedimentary basins (E).

2004–2007: BSc and MSc courses Université de Provence, Marseille, France: (1) The Earth System (F); (2) Fossil Resources (F); (3) Sedimentary Basins (Tectonic processes and sedimentation patterns) (F); (4) Geology of France (F); (5) Bio-indicators (F); (6) Field courses (F).

2003: POMOR Programme St. Petersburg (Russian-German cooperation), Module “Non-living resources”, Theme “Logging methods” (E).

1998: Short Course “Paleoceanography and climate”, Socrates Programme, GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany (E).

1994–2004: Literature discussion seminar for Ph.D. Students and Postdocs, IFM-GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany (G).

1992–2004: MSc courses Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel, Germany: (1) Stratigraphy (G); (2) Sequence stratigraphy incl. seismo-stratigraphy and logging (G); (3) Carbonate sedimentology (G).

1986–1991: BSc and MSc courses VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands: (1)          Paleoceanography and deep-sea sediments (including core description, smear slides) (E); (2) Carbonate petrology and microfacies (E); (3) Diagenesis of carbonate rocks (E); (4) Classification of sedimentary rocks (D).

1980–1986: B.Sc. And M.Sc. courses University of Amsterdam: (1) Classification of sedimentary rocks (D); (2) Microfacies of carbonate rocks (D).

 

Teaching Experience – Fieldwork

1992–present: Fieldwork in Albania, Bahamas, Costa Rica, Egypt, France, Iran, Italy, Jordan, Morocco, Panama, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Spain.

1992–2016: B.Sc. and M.Sc. student fieldwork training courses in Spain (Sorbas Basin, Sierra de Albarracin, Cantabrian Mountains) and France (Provence).

1979–1992: (1) Ph.D. fieldwork in Austria, France and Italy; (2) Fieldwork training courses of M.Sc. and B.Sc. students in Belgium, England, Germany and Spain; (3) M.Sc. fieldwork: (A) facies development Paleogene and Neogene deposits, Prebetic Zone (SE Spain); (B) siliciclastic tidal deposits (Roggeplaat, Oosterschelde, The Netherlands).

 

Teaching Experience – Excursions and Mapping Exercises

2016–present: MSc Excursions College of Petroleum Engineering and Geosciences, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia: (1) Bahamas.

2007–2016: MSc Excursions VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands: (1) Pyrenees (N–Spain), in cooperation with TU Delft (The Netherlands); (2) Traverse across the Alps, N-Italy (Dolomites) to S-Germany (Northern Calcareous Alps) and N-Switzerland (Jura) to N-Italy (Dolomites).

2007–2016: (1) Geological mapping courses BSc students VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Albarracín/Teruel area (NE Spain); (2) Excursion Sorbas Basin (SE Spain).

2004–2007: Geological mapping courses MSc students Université de Provence, St. Baume and Castellane areas (SE France).

2000–2004: MSc excursion, North Sea tidal flats, Christian-Albrechts-University (CAU), Kiel, Germany.

2000–2004: MSc excursion, Carbonate stratigraphy and sedimentology, Harz Mountains (Germany), CAU (Kiel, Germany).

2000–2002: MSc excursion, BEB Production and Exploration Company (Hannover, Germany).

1997–2006: Geological mapping courses M.Sc. students CAU (Kiel, Germany), Cantabrian Mountains (NW-Spain).

1986–1991: Geological mapping courses Betic Cordilleras (S-Spain) for undergraduate students, University of Amsterdam.

1986–1991: Geological mapping courses in the Albarracin/Teruel area (NE-Spain) for undergraduate students, University of Amsterdam.

1980–1991: Excursion organization to various geological terrains in the Ardennes (Belgium), Southern England, Dolomites (Italy) and Betic Cordillera (Spain), University of Amsterdam.