The department of Earth Sciences participates in the following EU-financed programmes and projects:

  • CLUMPLAB: A clumped isotope lab for the Netherlands
    Dr. Martin Ziegler
  • COASTAL HYPOXIA: Disentangling anthropogenic and natural causes for global coastal 
    Dr. José Mogóllon
  • CREEP: Complex rheologies in Earth dynamics and industrial processes
    Dr. Hanneke Paulssen, Dr. André Niemeijer, Prof. Dr. Chris Spiers, Dr. Suzanne Hangx
  • EPOS: European Plate Observing System (European Research Infrastructure on Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Surface Dynamics and Tectonics)
    Prof. dr. Martyn Drury, Prof. dr. Chris Spiers, dr. Ernst Willingshofer, and others
  • GEMex: Cooperation in Geothermal energy research Europe-Mexico for development of Enhanced Geothermal Systems and Superhot Geothermal Systems.
    Prof. dr. Jan-Diederik van Wees, dr. Fred Beekman, dr. Damien Bonté, and others
  • GTSnext: Integrated Methods for Advanced Geothermal Exploration
    Dr. Frits Hilgen, Dr. Klaudia Kuiper
  • HYDRALAB IV: Dealing with the complex interaction of water with environmental elements, sediment, structures and ice
    Dr. Joris Eggenhuisen
  • IMAGE: Integrated Methods for Advanced Geothermal Exploration
    Prof.Dr. Jan-Diederik van Wees, Dr. Fred Beekman
  • MEDGATE: Reconstructing Mediterranean-Atlantic exchange during the Miocene
    Prof.Dr. Wout Krijgsman, Dr. Frits Hilgen, Dr. Paul Meijer
  • NANOREM: Nanotechnology for contaminated land Remediation
    Dr. Amir Raoof (via Deltares)
  • PERSEUS: Policy-orientated marine Environmental Research for the Southern European Seas
    Prof.Dr. Lex Bouwman, Prof.Dr.Ir. Caroline Slomp
  • PRIDE: Drivers of Pontocaspian biodiversity RIse and DEmise
    Prof. Dr. Wout Krijgsman

  • RHEOMANTLE: Evaluation of mantle rheology in exhumed strike-slip faults
    Dr. Vasileios Chatzaras, Prof.Dr. Martyn Drury
  • SUBITOP: Understanding subduction zone topography through modelling of coupled shallow and deep processes.
    dr. Fred Beekman, dr. Ernst Willingshofer, dr. Dimtrios Sokoutis, and others
  • THROUGHFLOW: Cenozoic evolution of the Indonesian throughflow and the origins of Indo-Pacific marine biodiversity
    Prof.Dr. Wout Krijgsman, Prof.Dr. Lucas Lourens
  • TOPOMOD: Sculpting the Earth's topography: insides from modeling deep surface processes
    Prof.Dr. Dimitrios Sokoutis
  • ULTimate-CO2: Understanding the Long-Term fate of geologically stored CO2
    Prof.Dr. Chris Spiers