Maurice de Kleijn is a researcher at the Spatial Information Laboratory (SPINlab) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He recently defended his PhD dissertation titled Innovating Landscape Research Through Geographic Information Science in which he researched the implications and opportunities of the digital revolution in science for the research of the archaeology, history and heritage of the landscape from a GIScience perspective. He is interested in geospatial technologies and how these can be of an added value for landscape research. He participated in various National and international research projects and is one of the tutors for the UNIGIS distance learning programme.

Research interests:

  • 3D visualisation and analysis tools
  • Linked Data
  • Past land use modelling
  • Digital preservation of Heritage Landscapes
  • Evaluating the impact of potential uses of Heritage in future landscapes
  • Knowledge exchange methods and tools