Media Inquiries



Ben van der Pluijm

BR Clark Professor of Geology

Dept of Earth & Environmental Sciences

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, USA

Expert on:

  • Geological hazards and their impacts
    (earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, land/mudslides)

  • Societal resilience to environmental change
    (sealevel rise, heat waves, extreme weather)

  • Mountain building and Evolution of Earth's crust
    (historical geology, earthquake geology, plate tectonics)

Public Media contact for:

  • American Assocation for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)

  • University of Michigan

Contact Info:

Ben van der Pluijm; say what?

Email: (Univ of Michigan account)

Office phone: 734-763-0373 (or leave message)

Cell phone: xxx-xxx-1397 (by appointment)

Home phone: xxx-xxx-9134 (by appointment)

Skype: vdpluijm55 (by appointment)

Webpage: (professional homepage)

Facebook: (postings on societal resilience, geology and sustainability)

Twitter: (@vdpluijm)