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.

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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.
Verzakte huizen
12 June 2019
A broad national consortium led by Utrecht University has received a 5 million euro grant to study soil subsidence in the Netherlands.
Walter Immerzeel
16 May 2019
Walter Immerzeel is appointed to Professor of Mountain Hydrology and hereby strengthens research, education and international collaboration in mountain regions.
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