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.


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16 July 2018
Coastal management and preservation depend on thorough understanding of role that plants play in changing landscapes.
13 June 2018
Researchers can apply for funding to support pilot projects contributing to the transdisciplinary goals of the Water, Climate & Future Deltas hub.
4 May 2018
Researchers from Utrecht and Suriname are working together in mitigating the effects of climate change in the coastal areas of Suriname.


26 - 29
26 August 2018 17:00 - 29 August 2018 17:00
International conference aiming to facilitate scientific exchange between early-career researchers