For your convenience I have summarized my experience in Indonesia and Vietnam in a short overview of projects 

Indonesia Overview Rien Dam

Vietnam Overview Rien Dam

You can also find information about my two new G4AW projects G4AW Vietnam GREENCoffee (Vietnam) and SMARTseeds (Indonesia)

Curriculum Vitae Rien Dam Higher Education


Aceh Disaster Risk Reduction

Papers – Publications

Part 1 covers Technical Reports and/or Special Brochures related to Technical Assistance and consulting work (work experience period 2007-2014)

Land Subsidence Vision document Sinking Cities – Deltares


Part 2 covers miscellaneous reports and project documents related to my international capacity building experience, mostly for higher education and research in developing countries (years 2002-2007).



Part 3 covers mostly peer-reviewed scientific research publications of the period 1992-2005, in particular relating to Quaternary environmental and climate change in the Indonesian region.

Cover Bird's Head book

This a Book with research papers of the ISIR programme (Interdisciplinary Research on Irian Jaya’s Bird’s Head peninsula)


Special Issue Journal Palaeo3, Volume 171, Issues 3-4, July 2001 “Quaternary Environmental Change in the Indonesian Region”,

Guest Editors: Rien A.C. Dam and Sander van der Kaars; Including:

Late Quaternary palaeoecology, palynology and palaeolimnology of a tropical lowland swamp: Rawa Danau, West-Java, Indonesia.; Rawa Danau article

Palaeoenvironmental developments in the Lake Tondano area (N. Sulawesi, Indonesia) since 33,000 years B.P.                           Lake Tondano article

Late Quaternary tropical lowland environments on Halmahera, Indonesia. Halmahera article