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.
23 May 2017
Damage caused by the Nepalese earthquake (2015) was exacerbated by an abnormal amount of snow, researchers from among others Utrecht University conclude.
25 April 2017
May 17th there will be a Mapathon Missing Maps event in the Koningsberger building, Utrecht.
3 April 2017
According to the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), the Utrecht Physical Geography group is the world's best.