Prof. Carlo H. R. Heip
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H. R. Heip
Prof. Carlo Heip pursues research on benthic biology and marine biodiversity in his position at the Netherlands Institute of Ecology. Previously, he has been an Extra-ordinary Professor in Estuarine Ecology at the State University of Groningen (The Netherlands). He has also taught Biological Oceanography and Marine Biology at the State University of Gent (Belgium) and the International Institute for Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, Delft (The Netherlands), respectively.
Prof. Heip is the principal scientist for more than 20 major four-year projects in basic research and more than 20 applied research projects including several from the Ministry of Scientific Policy and the Ministry of Public Health (Belgium), the Ministry of Water Management and Public Transport (The Netherlands) and the Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research (NWO). Prof. Heip currently serves as Director of the Centre for Estuarine and Marine Ecology (CEME) and is head of the Ecosystem Studies department at NIOO-KNAW.