Salomon Kroonenberg

Salomon Kroonenberg studied physical geography at the University of Amsterdam and completed his doctorate there in 1976. Between 1972 and 1982 he worked as a geologist in Surinam, Swaziland and Columbia before becoming Professor of Geology and Mineralogy at the Agricultural University of Wageningen.

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In 1996 he left Wageningen to become Professor of Applied Geology at the Technical University of Delft. He is the author of The Human Scale (2006), which won him the Eureka Prize and has been translated into German, Chinese and Turkish.

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