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Professional phycologist since 1974. PhD (VU) 1979: "Life histories and systematics of the Acrochaetiaceae". Produced a "Flora van de Nederlandse Zeewieren" in 1983 (with I. Mol). Spent about six years in South Africa (Cape Town and Grahamstown), resulting in "Seaweeds of the South African West Coast" in 1997 (with J.J. Bolton and R.J. Anderson).
Seaweeds, taxonomy. Interested in "aliens" or exotic seaweeds in western Europe.
Current research topics
Since 1993 (not professionally) working on revision of the Dutch Algal Flora and the South African South coast algae (with Dr. R.J. Anderson and Dr. J.J. Bolton).
From 2010 involved in identification of algae from W. Europe (project leader Dr. A. Gittenberger).