Completed Projects

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

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

Result

Dissertation

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

Result

Dissertation