Barend L. van Drooge
Research group: Geochemistry and Pollution
Barend L. van Drooge studied Environmental Sciences in the Netherlands (1994-1998) and received his PhD in Environmental Sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2004). He was a post-doctoral researcher at the Joint Research Center of the European Union (2006-2009, Ispra, Italy). He was a Ramón y Cajal reseacher at the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (2009-2016) and has participated in 20 scientific projects. He has dedicated his research career to study compounds that have toxic effects in the environment and in humans. Most of the compounds that currently affect human health are generated, transported and distributed through the atmosphere. The research career of B.L. van Drooge is dedicated to the study of the pollutants present in the atmosphere, its mode of transport and its impact in remote, rural and urban areas.