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.

News

16 July 2019
Dr. ir. Jaap Nienhuis receives a NWO Veni grant for his proposed framework, which will predict change for all the river deltas globally.
Nepalese vrouw verbouwt groenten. Credits: IgorChus via iStock.
9 July 2019
129 million farmers depend on meltwater from the Himalayan glaciers. This is shown by research from Wageningen University & Research and Utrecht University.
Sanne Akerboom at the Makkelijk Praten podcast
14 June 2019
Scientists from Utrecht University talk about their research (and funny science facts) in the 'Makkelijk Praten' podcast.
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Events

13
Sep
13 September 2019 16:00 - 17:00
A Friday Earth Sciences Talk
27
Sep
27 September 2019 16:00 - 17:00
A Friday Earth Sciences Talk
11
Oct
11 October 2019 16:00 - 17:00
A Friday Earth Sciences Talk
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