Sytze van Heteren | EMODnet OPEN SEA LAB

Sytze van Heteren is a coastal and marine geologist at the Geological Survey of the Netherlands. Trained at VU University Amsterdam (MSc) and Boston University (PhD), he has more than 25 years of experience conducting and supervising coastal and marine projects in the Netherlands and in the USA. Currently, he coordinates the marine geological mapping program of the Survey. He chairs the EuroGeoSurveys Marine Geology Expert Group, which harmonizes pan-European marine mapping, and is a work-package leader in EMODnet Geology.

Expertises and interests

  • EMODnet Geology
  • Geological seabed mapping
  • (Subsurface) Modeling

TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands


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