Integrated knowledge for future delta life

Deltas are attractive areas to live in and therefore densely populated. However they are threatened by human impact and climate change. Dealing with these threats requires a solid understanding of how natural and societal systems interact. Future Deltas develops integrated knowledge for future delta life.


Rights for the River workshop
8 October 2018
The recent developments to grant rights or legal personhood to rivers was the theme of a workshop organised by three researchers of Utrecht University.
Luchtfoto Lek
26 September 2018
Even long before the Middle Ages, humans have had a strong impact on river behaviour in the Dutch delta plain.
Walter Immerzeel
4 September 2018
Dr Walter Immerzeel from Utrecht University has been awarded the James B. Macelwane medal for his research into the water balance of the Himalayas.