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Dirk Kroon


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Dick Kroon is the current Regius Professor of Geology at the Edinburgh School of GeoSciences. He has (co)authored over 130 research papers.

His main research interests are paleoceanography, paleoclimate, marine geology, foraminifera, biostratigraphy and geobiology.

His work mainly relates to the International Ocean Discovery Program, an international partnership of scientists and research institutions organized to explore Earth's structure and history through scientific ocean drilling,  either by actively sailing on drilling cruises or by taking administrative roles. He is currently the co-chair of the Science Evaluation Panel.

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