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Jasper van Vliet is an Assistant Professor in land-use science. In his research he combines case study approaches and meta-study approaches with spatial analysis and spatial modeling tools in order to improve our understanding of land use change processes. Recent and ongoing work focuses on urbanization, food security, and the interrelations between the two. Jasper teaches a number of courses related to spatial analysis at the Bachelor and the Master level and regularly supervises related thesis projects.


Land use, Land-use change, Meta-study, Modelling, Validation.


2013: PhD in Geo-Information Science, Wageningen University, the Netherlands

2007: MSc in Geo-Information Science, Wageningen University, the Netherlands

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Education/Academic qualification

Geo-Information Science, Master, Wageningen University

Geo-information Science, PhD, Wageningen University

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Research Output 2009 2018

  • 30 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 PhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU
  • 1 PhD Thesis - Research external, graduation external

A short presentation of CLUmondo

van Vliet, J. & Verburg, P. H. 2018 Geomatic Approaches for Modeling Land Change Scenarios. Olmedo, M. T. C., Paegelow, M., Mas, J-F. & Escobar, F. (eds.). Springer, p. 485-492 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Direct and indirect loss of natural habitat due to built-up area expansion: A model-based analysis for the city of Wuhan, China

Ke, X., van Vliet, J., Zhou, T., Verburg, P. H., Zheng, W. & Liu, X. 3 Jan 2018 In : Land Use Policy. 74, p. 231-239

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Harvested area gaps in China between 1981 and 2010: effects of climate change and land management factors

Yu, Q. Y., van Vliet, J., Verburg, P. H., You, L., yang, P. & Wu, W. 2018 In : Environmental Research Letters. 13, 4, 044006

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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