Completed Projects

SOIL MAP FOR PEATLANDS IN THE PROVINCE OF UTRECHT SCALE 1:25.000
Aim

The main objective of this project was to develop a new soil map for peat soils in the province of Utrecht, indicating the vulnerability of the peat soils for subsidence.

Funding

Province of Utrecht

Duration

2006 - 2008

Researchers

Dr. E. Stouthamer, M.T.I.J. Bouman (MSc), J. Peeters (MSc)

Result

Rapport (in Dutch)

PEAT COMPACTION IN HOLOCENE DELTAS: IMPLICATIONS FOR DELTA EVOLUTION
Aim

The main objective of this research was to quantify subsidence due to peat compaction in Holocene fluvial-deltaic settings and to evaluate effects of peat compaction on delta evolution.

Funding

NWO

Duration

2006-2010

Researchers

Dr. S. van Asselen, dr. E. Stouthamer, prof. dr. H. Middelkoop