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.


19 februari 2019
Researchers, stakeholders, and other interested parties can submit a proposal for a small project on Water, Climate, and Future Deltas.
14 februari 2019
Physical geographer Philip Minderhoud has studied soil subsidence in the Mekong delta. He will defend his dissertation on 15 February.
Visual impression of the Dutch delta of the future
13 februari 2019
During an interactive session at the Pathways to Sustainability conference some 40 people joined the process of imagining the Dutch delta in 2220.


5 maart 2019 13:15 - 15:00
Mid-term progress reports by PhD's from the departments of Earth Sciences and Physical Geography.
14 - 15
14 maart 2019 09:00 - 15 maart 2019 18:00
Netherlands Earth Sciences Conferences.