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.
16 February 2018
Katja Philippart appointed Professor by Special Appointment of 'Productivity of Coastal Marine Ecosystems'
Philippart will investigate causes of global differences in coastal productivity relating to developments such as climate change.
6 February 2018
Drought expert Niko Wanders blames the lack of rain in South Africa on the strong El Niño of recent years, human action and climate change.
8 November 2017
Research by amongst others Utrecht University shows a successful combination of a lower flood risk with the start of biodiversity recovery.