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 May 2018
Researchers from Utrecht and Suriname are working together in mitigating the effects of climate change in the coastal areas of Suriname.
10 April 2018
The winners will compete in the Breaking Science 2018 final of 23 April
Niko Wanders wint Vening Meinesz prijs
19 March 2018
Hydrologist Dr Niko Wanders has been awarded the 2018 Vening Meinesz prize for Earth sciences for his work on the subject of floods and drought in river deltas.