Hans Oerlemans

Johannes "Hans" Oerlemans (born October 8, 1950 in Eethen)[1] is a Dutch climatologist specialized in glaciology and sea level.[2] He is a professor of meteorology in the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy at Utrecht University since 1989.[1][3]

Johannes Oerlemans
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Born (1950-10-08) October 8, 1950 (age 70)
EducationUtrecht University
Awards2001 Spinoza Prize, 2008 Louis Agassiz Medal from the European Geosciences Union
Scientific career
InstitutionsUtrecht University
ThesisSome model studies on the ice-age problem (1980)
Doctoral advisorC.J.E. Schuurmans

He was elected a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1994.[4] In 2001 he won the Spinoza Prize.[5] In 2010 he was made a Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Prof.dr. J. Oerlemans (1950 - )" (in Dutch). Utrecht University. Archived from the original on November 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "EGU". European Geosciences Union (EGU). Retrieved 2017-11-04.
  3. ^ "Johannes Oerlemans". www.staff.science.uu.nl. Retrieved 2017-11-03.
  4. ^ "Hans Oerlemans". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 13 June 2020.
  5. ^ "Prof. J. (Hans) Oerlemans". Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research. Archived from the original on 13 June 2020.
  6. ^ "Leeuw voor apenonderzoeker" (in Dutch). Trouw. April 29, 2010. Retrieved November 7, 2020.

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