Department of Physical Geography
Our research is directed to understanding the physical processes, patterns, and forms at the Earth's terrestrial surface. We strive to understand their mutual interactions, and their relations to biotic factors, including humanity.
4 September 2019
Through a deep drilling campaign at Lake Ohrid an international team including Utrecht University has reconstructed 1.4 million years of climate in detail.
28 August 2019
Wrong assumptions linked to political decisions make related problems like salinisation and flooding even more urgent for inhabitants of the delta
14 August 2019
Urgent action is needed to minimise the disruption of sediment delivery and improve the resilience of deltas, concludes by a new study lead by Dr Frances Dunn.
26 September 2019 09:00 - 18:30
The Dark Age of the Lowlands in an interdisciplinary light: people, landscape and climate in the Netherlands between AD 300 and 1000
Final symposium of the NWO project on the first millennium AD and human – landscape interactions.
27 September 2019 16:00 - 17:00
A Friday Earth Sciences Talk
4 October 2019 11:45 - 18:30
The KNGMG's 2019 Staring lecture is given by Prof. Dr Roderik van de Wal.