Maarten van 't Zelfde

Maarten van 't Zelfde

I am working in various projects with GIS and (spatial) relational databases.  Most of the projects are related to the Pollinator Ecology group. My field of expertise is automated spatial analysis in ArcGIS and Python, species distribution modelling, WebGIS and database management. I am also employed at the Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML), Faculty of Science, Leiden University.


GIS, spatial analysis, database-management, python, species distribution modelling


Most of my projects are related to the Pollinator Ecology group.

Every year I give GIS courses for the employees of Naturalis BC and am willing to advise in topics which relate to mapping, spatial analysis or georeferencing.

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A selection of the topics I am working on currently.

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The Netherlands is buzzing

Citizen science project in which measures taken for bees and pollinators are promoted. Cooperation with different partners and different targetgroups in the Netherlands.
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Biodiversity Opportunity Map Green Nets

In this project, Naturalis Biodiversity Center is working with Green Nets on the mapping of opportunities to strengthen biodiversity. Green Nets has a unique position and the potential to form a national natural infrastructure, in order to contribute to…
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