Future Deltas

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.


Polder in the Netherlands
22 November 2016
Future Deltas researchers secured €0.8M funding to study the implementation of new risk standards in the Dutch flood protection program.
call for posters
17 November 2016
You are invited to submit an abstract to the EGU session ‘Sustainable management of river deltas under pressure’.
16 November 2016
Researchers from Utrecht University have developed a new method to quantify and predict land subsidence caused by the compression of peat layers.


10 July 2017 - 14 July 2017
Future Deltas participates in the WCRP Conference on Regional Sea-Level Change and Coastal Impacts.

Future Deltas