B.Sc (Hons) Earth Science
M.ScAgric Soil Science
• Core logging
• Geotechnical logging
• Drill rig management
Jan joined Remote Exploration Services in 2021. Before joining RES, Jan completed a B.Sc (Hons) Earth Science and an M.ScAgric Soil Science at Stellenbosch University.
His master’s thesis, “Water Treatment Residual: Potential Amendment to a Sandy Soil”, focused on utilising a water treatment sludge to amend a sandy soil. The thesis consisted of both soil physical and soil chemical analysis in addition to a greenhouse pot trail. Jan has a keen interest in geomorphology, ecosystem restoration and pedology.
Since joining the team, Jan has worked on a diamond drilling exploration project in southern Namibia and has gained experience in core and geotechnical logging in addition to drill rig management.