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 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.
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.
14 June 2019
Scientists from Utrecht University talk about their research (and funny science facts) in the 'Makkelijk Praten' podcast.