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.
Province of Utrecht
2006 - 2008
Dr. E. Stouthamer, M.T.I.J. Bouman (MSc), J. Peeters (MSc)
Rapport (in Dutch)
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.
Dr. S. van Asselen, dr. E. Stouthamer, prof. dr. H. Middelkoop