Research topics

  • Ecosystem services
  • Environmental economics
  • Ecosystem management evaluation: Ecological and societal effects of management measures
  • Cost-benefit analysis with ecosystem services
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis with ecosystem services


  • Management of estuaries (Scheldt estuary)
  • Tidal marsh restoration project (Hedwige-Prosperpolder, Polders of Kruibeke)
  • Marine infrastructure (Belgium, Netherlands, Austalia)
  • Soybean trade
  • Mowing lowland rivers (Nete catchment)

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