prof.dr. M.K. van Aalst (Maarten)



Earth & Environmental Sciences
Climate Change
Social Sciences
Climate Change
Red Cross
Business & Economics


  • Climate Risk Management (Elsevier)
  • International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
    Member of Board of Trustees
  • IIED-Europe
    Supervisory Board
  • European Scientific Advisory Board on Climate Change
  • Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
    Director-General and Chief Science Officer


Simpson, N. P., Williams, P. A., Mach, K. J., Berrang-Ford, L., Biesbroek, R. , Haasnoot, M., Segnon, A. C., Campbell, D., Musah-Surugu, J. I., Joe, E. T., Nunbogu, A. M., Sabour, S., Meyer, A. L. S., Andrews, T. M., Singh, C., Siders, A. R., Lawrence, J. , van Aalst, M., Trisos, C. H., & The Global Adaptation Mapping Initiative Team (2023). Adaptation to compound climate risks: A systematic global stocktake. iScience, 26(2), Article 105926. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2023.105926
Tradowsky, J. S., Philip, S. Y., Kreienkamp, F., Kew, S. F., Lorenz, P. , Arrighi, J., Bettmann, T., Caluwaerts, S., Chan, S. C., De Cruz, L., de Vries, H., Demuth, N., Ferrone, A., Fischer, E. M., Fowler, H. J., Goergen, K., Heinrich, D., Henrichs, Y., Kaspar, F., ... Wanders, N. (2023). Attribution of the heavy rainfall events leading to severe flooding in Western Europe during July 2021. Climatic change, 176(7), Article 90. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-023-03502-7
Pereira Marghidan, C. , van Aalst, M. K. , Blanford, J. I., Marrufo, T., & Maure, G. (2023). Extreme heat alerts and impacts across Mozambique 2016 - 2022: Gathering evidence from media articles. In P. van Oosterom, H. Ploeger, A. Mansourian, R. Lemmens, & B. van Loenen (Eds.), 26th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science “Spatial data for design” (Vol. 4, pp. 1-13). Article 11 (AGILE: GIScience Series). Copernicus. https://doi.org/10.5194/agile-giss-4-11-2023
Pereira Marghidan, C. , van Aalst, M. , Blanford, J. I., Guigma, K., Pinto, I., Maure, G., & Marrufo, T. (2023). Heatwaves in Mozambique 1983–2016: Characteristics, trends and city-level summaries using high-resolution CHIRTS-daily. Weather and climate extremes, 40, Article 100565. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wace.2023.100565
Harrington, L. J., Wolski, P., Pinto, I., Ramarosandratana, A. M., Barimalala, R., vautard, R., Philip, S., Kew, S., Singh, R., Heinrich, D. , Arrighi, J., Raju, E., Thalheimer, L., Razanakoto, T. , van Aalst, M., Li, S., Bonnet, R., Yang, W., Otto, F., & Oldenborgh, G. J. V. (2022). Limited role of climate change in extreme low rainfall associated with southern Madagascar food insecurity, 2019-21. Environmental Research: Climate, Article 021003. https://doi.org/10.1088/2752-5295/aca695
Kruczkiewicz, A., Cian, F., Monasterolo, I., Di Baldassarre, G., Caldas, A., Royz, M., Glasscoe, M., Ranger, N. , & van Aalst, M. (2022). Multiform flood risk in a rapidly changing world: what we do not do, what we should and why it matters. Environmental research letters, 17(8), Article 081001. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac7ed9
Martin, M. A., Boakye, E. A., Boyd, E., Broadgate, W., Bustamante, M., Canadell, J. G., Carr, E. R., Chu, E. K., Cleugh, H., Csevár, S., Daoudy, M., De Bremond, A., Dhimal, M., Ebi, K. L., Edwards, C., Fuss, S., Girardin, M. P., Glavovic, B., Hebden, S., ... Zhao, Z. J. (2022). Ten new insights in climate science 2022. Global Sustainability, 5, Article e20. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1017/sus.2022.17
Philip, S. Y., Kew, S. F., Van Oldenborgh, G. J., Anslow, F. S., Seneviratne, S. I., Vautard, R., Coumou, D., Ebi, K. L. , Arrighi, J., Singh, R. , van Aalst, M., Pereira Marghidan, C., Wehner, M., Yang, W., Li, S., Schumacher, D. L., Hauser, M., Bonnet, R., Luu, L. N., ... Otto, F. E. L. (2022). Rapid attribution analysis of the extraordinary heat wave on the Pacific coast of the US and Canada in June 2021. Earth System Dynamics, 13(4), 1689-1713. https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-13-1689-2022
Coughlan de Perez, E., Stephens, E. , van Aalst, M., Bazo, J., Fournier-Tombs, E., Funk, S., Hess, J. J., Ranger, N., & Lowe, R. (2022). Epidemiological versus meteorological forecasts: Best practice for linking models to policymaking. International Journal of Forecasting, 38(2), 521-526. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijforecast.2021.08.003
Zaitchik, B. F., Omumbo, J., Lowe, R. , van Aalst, M., Anderson, L. O., Fischer, E., Norman, C., Robbins, J., Barciela, R., Trtanj, J., Von Borries, R., & Luterbacher, J. (2022). Planning for compound hazards during the COVID-19 pandemic: The role of climate information systems. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 103(3), 704-709. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-21-0215.1
Jaime, C., Coughlan de Perez, E. , van Aalst, M., Raju, E., & Sheaffer, A. (2022). What was known: Weather forecast availability and communication in conflict-affected countries. International journal of disaster risk reduction, 83, Article 103421. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2022.103421
Pereira Marghidan, C. , Blanford, J. I. , van Aalst, M. K., Guigma, K., Maure, G., Pinto, I. , Arrighi, J., & Marrufo, T. (2022). Assessing the spatio-temporal distribution of extreme heat events in Mozambique using the CHIRTS temperature dataset for 1983-2016.. Paper presented at 30th Annual Geographical Information Science Research UK, GISRUK 2022, Liverpool, United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6408101
O'Neill, B. , van Aalst, M. K., Zaiton Ibrahim, Z., Berrang Ford, L., Bhadwal, S., Buhaug, H., Diaz, D., Frieler, F., Garschagen, M., Magnan, A., Midgley, G., Mirzabaev, A., Thomas, A., & Warren, R. (2022). Key Risks across Sectors and Regions. In H-O. Pörtner, D. C. Roberts, M. Tignor, E. S. Poloczanska, K. Mintenbeck, A. Alegría, M. Craig, S. Langsdorf, S. Löschke, V. Möller, A. Okem, & B. Rama (Eds.), Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability: Contribution of Working Group II to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (pp. 2411-2538). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009325844.025
Reckien, D. , & van Aalst, M. K. (2022). Summary for Policymakers. In H-O. Pörtner, D. C. Roberts, M. Tignor, E. S. Poloczanska, K. Mintenberg, A. Alegría, M. Craig, S. Langsdorf, S. Löschke, V. Möller, A. Okem, & B. Rama (Eds.), Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability: Contribution of Working Group II to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (pp. 3-33). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009325844.001
Tozier De La Poterie, A., Clatworthy, Y., Easton-calabria, E., Coughlan De Perez, E., Lux, S. , & Van Aalst, M. (2022). Managing multiple hazards: lessons from anticipatory humanitarian action for climate disasters during COVID-19. Climate and development, 14(4), 374-388. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/17565529.2021.1927659
The Global Adaptation Mapping Initiative Team (2021). Climate change adaptation to extreme heat: A global systematic review of implemented action. Oxford Open Climate Change, 1(1), Article kgab005. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfclm/kgab005
Bazo, J., Coughlan de Perez, E., Jacome, G., Mantilla, K., Destrooper, M. , & Van Aalst, M. K. (2021). Anticipation mechanism for cold wave: Forecast based financing a case study in the Peruvian Andes. Frontiers in Climate, 3, 1-12. Article 747906. https://doi.org/10.3389/fclim.2021.747906

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Vakken Collegejaar  2023/2024

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Vakken Collegejaar  2022/2023


Hoogleraar Klimaat en Rampen (Climate and Disaster Resilience) aan de Universteit Twente (ITC).

Hoofddirecteur en Chief Science Officer van het KNMI.

Lid van de Europese wetenschappelijke klimaatraad.

Voormalig directeur van het international Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, een expertise centrum op het gebied van klimaat en rampen voor het internationale Rode Kruis, met staf over de hele wereld. Betrokken bij rampen management en risico reductie, maar ook bij de internationale klimaat onderhandelingen (UNFCCC). 

Mede-initiatiefnemer en lid van de stuurgroep van het World Weather Attribution consortium.

Coordinating Lead Author voor het Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).




Universiteit Twente
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
Langezijds (gebouwnr. 19)
Hallenweg 8
7522NH  Enschede


Universiteit Twente
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
Postbus 217
7500 AE Enschede

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