Assistant professor, Institute for Environmental Science (IVM), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Mark Bokhorst is mede-oprichter en coördinator van het bachelor en -masterprogramma van ‘Aarde, Economie en duurzaamheid’ aan de Vrije Universiteit. Een studie die Mark is gepromoveerd in de paleoklimatologie. The programme bridges between the insight in natural processes that continuously change our natural environment – e.g. climate change, groundwater hydraulics, sea level rise, soil subsidence, earth quakes – and spatial economic needs – e.g. safe places to live, natural resources, energy, drinking water. This beta-gamma interdisciplinary program was founded in 2007 and nowadays has an inflow of about 80 students per year. It is rated by students as best in its type in The Netherlands and one of the best at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.