Hanneke Teunissen has been appointed as the new editor of Terra et Aqua, the quarterly journal founded in 1972 by IADC.

Hanneke grew up in Canada and worked both in there and in the Netherlands in publishing, communications and marketing. With a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Hanneke has a foundation in sciences that she combines with language specialisation in the form of a Bachelor of Arts in French (Hons) and Master of French, all from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. Since graduating in 2000 Hanneke has been immersed in the world of texts and publishing, starting her career at Brill Academic Publishers and then as an English-language editor at the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies in Leiden. She has since held positions as a copy editor, content expert and communications and online specialist for the Rathenau Insituut, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, Teesing BV and NRK, the Dutch federation of companies in the plastics industry. She has enjoyed working with an eye to public affairs, government policy and legislation both at the national and EU level.

“For Terra et Aqua, I apply my interest in topics such as ecology, science, the circular economy, technology and innovation to the context of the dredging industry“ says Hanneke Teunissen. “I look forward to highlighting and sharing the latest innovations from sectors related to the dredging industry. But also to assist with strategic choices to realise IADC’s aspirations and increase Terra et Aqua’s readership and engagement and to increase societal awareness of the contributions the industry makes."


Launched in 1972 by the IADC, Terra et Aqua is a quarterly publication aiming to disseminate knowledge accrued by global dredging professionals as well as solutions to issues facing the industry. Articles investigate and explain the latest innovations relevant to emerging and established professionals immersed in the dredging industry and its related sectors. Terra et Aqua represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct in the dredging industry.

Developments within the dredging industry are discussed by professionals, specialists and researchers engaged in the industry’s activities. With expertise from all over the world, authors are encouraged to submit articles for publication. Terra et Aqua is distributed free of charge to more than 10,000 readers world-wide and is available to anyone in the dredging industry upon request. No advertising is accepted. Receive the next issue for free at your doorstep by subscribing now.


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