Karen Meijer of Deltares won the annual dissertation prize of the Dutch Society for International Affairs (NGIZ) for her dissertation about the ‘problem of deforestation in relation to climate change, measures to counter deforestation’.
A Dutch consortium is to develop a master plan for managing flood risks in the Cauca river basin in the west of Colombia.
Seven experiments are currently in progress for the 'Dikes on Peat' study at the Deltares GeoCentrifuge. The results will have a major impact on the amended calculation method that will ultimately emerge.
A delegation from the Dutch government agency Rijkswaterstaat, the Dutch Union of Water Boards and Deltares will be in the UK on Sunday, 9 February, to engage in exploratory discussions with the UK government.
Deltares (in this case, Bert van der Valk) was a co-author of the book ‘Schatten van het Mammoetstrand. Over speuren in grondlagen, opgraven onder water en vissen naar fossielen’. (Treasures of the Mammoth Beach.