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DERK Rijks

agrometeorologist

Derk Rijks, Dutch agrometeorologist. Fellow American Meteorological Society; member Royal Meteorological Society.

Background

Rijks, Derk was born on October 1, 1933 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Son of Herman Jan and Anna Rijks.

Education

Agr University, Netherlands, 1951-1956, 1958-1959, IR. University of California, United States of America, 1957-1958, Master of Science. University of Reading, United Kingdom, 1967-1969, Doctor of Philosophy.

Spoken languages: French, English, Dutch, Spanish.

Career

Senior research scientist Cotton Research Corporation, Kampala, Uganda, 1960-1969, Senegal River Basin, Dakar, 1969-1975. Coordinator Sahelian Agryhymet Programme, Niamey, Niger, 1975-1981. Chief division of agriculture meteorology World Meteol.

Organization, Geneva, 1981-1993. Consultant engineer Agrometeorological Applications Associates, since 1993.

Membership

Member American Meteorological Society. Royal Meteorological Society, United Kingdom. Netherlands Society of Agricultural Sciences.

  • Fellow American Meteorological Society; Royal Meteorological Society

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Meteorology; agronomy. Flying; water sciences. Mountain activities.

Connections

father:
Herman Jan

mother:
Anna Rijks