Physical Geography Research Institute
The Physical Geography Research Institute (PGRI) is the Research Institute of the Department of Physical Geography.
The mission of the PGRI is to excel in scientific research and graduate education. Research at PGRI is directed to understanding the physical processes, patterns, and forms at the Earth's terrestrial surface, their mutual interactions, and their relations to biotic factors, including humanity.
PGRI participates in the Netherlands Centre for Geo-ecological Research School (ICG) and in the Buys Ballot Research School (BBOS). Within in Utrecht, PGRI participates in the Utrecht Centre of Geosciences (UCG).
Director of Research: Prof.dr. S.M. de Jong