Ecology network

The Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) performs leading ecological research. NIOO-researchers play a key role in the wider network of ecological science and knowledge., in the Netherlands and beyond.
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Research facilities

Have a look at the ecological research infrastructure in the Netherlands.

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Map with all NIOO facilities
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We have developed a Data and Information Portal to streamline and organise the data and information management of the institute.

Datasets (Roy)

NIOO Professors & Lecturers

Working at NIOO

Most of our people are from the world of (international) science: professors, researchers and PhD students. They are joined by indispensable support staff in HR, Science Communication, Finances, ICT and Facilities.

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Honorary fellowships


Scientists at the Netherlands Institute of Ecology publish the results of their research in over 200 peer-reviewed articles per year, as well as in books, dissertations, blogs and other formats. Most of the research output is freely available.

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