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176 news items found
  1. 30/11/2023

    JCAR ATRACE programme officially kicks off

    JCAR ATRACE, a joint cooperation programme facilitating scientific applied research on flood and drought risk management in regional river basins, was officially launched during the Benelux Water Day on 29 November.
  2. 30/11/2023

    Sea level on Dutch coast rose further in 2022

    Today Deltares presented the annual calculation of the sea level on the Dutch coast. The last, more comprehensive, four-yearly, report noted for the first time, in addition to the worldwide observation, an acceleration in sea level rise along the Dutch coast. That conclusion has been confirmed now that the data for 2022 have been added. The sea…
  3. 21/11/2023

    Mandy Korff appointed as top expert of the Netherlands Academy of Engineering

    It was announced this month that the Netherlands Academy of Engineering (NAE) is emphasizing the importance of technological innovation with the appointment of 62 fellows / members. One of the fellows is Mandy Korff, an expert at Deltares on foundation engineering.
  4. 01/11/2023

    Strategic research activity plan 2024 published

    Deltares has published the Activity Plan Mission-driven research 2024. It outlines the main lines of the Strategic Research that Deltares will carry out in 2024.
  5. 01/11/2023

    WaterLOUPE expanded to Lima, Johannesburg, and Chennai

    The WaterLOUPE dashboard, developed by Deltares and supported by Kimberly-Clark, the global consumer packaged goods manufacturer, maps local water scarcity challenges faced by different types of water users in various metropolitan regions, based on current and various future scenarios. Following successful applications around the world, it has…
  6. 27/10/2023

    Urgent action needed to address climate change threats to coastal areas

    Global coastal adaptations are ‘incremental in scale’, short-sighted and inadequate to address the root causes of vulnerability to climate change, according to an international team of researchers. The 17 experts, including Marjolijn Haasnoot and Gundula Winter from Deltares, have contributed to the paper, ‘Status of global coastal adaptation’,…
  7. 26/10/2023

    Horizon Europe project ‘Nature Based Solutions for Atlantic Regional Climate Resilience’ officially launched

    The European 'Nature Based Solutions for Atlantic Regional Climate Resilience’ (NBRACER) project, coordinated by Deltares, held its official kick-off meeting on 10-12 October 2023 in The Netherlands. The goal was to discuss the project’s ambitions, approaches, workflows and expected results.
  8. 19/10/2023

    Deltares opens new office in Indonesia

    Deltares is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Jakarta, Indonesia. With the opening of this new office, Deltares is well-placed to help tackle Indonesia's distinctive water, soil and environmental challenges. We will drive change, in close cooperation with our local partners.
  9. 12/10/2023

    Global long-term water security under pressure

    Climate change and human activity have caused the hydrological cycle to spin out of balance, a new report by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has found. The report provides a comprehensive assessment of global water resources.
    Water supply Floods
  10. 11/10/2023

    Deltares 2023 impact report online

    Our 2023 impact report is now online. Read nineteen stories that show how Deltares contributes to innovative and sustainable solutions for complex and urgent challenges, facing society.
  11. 10/10/2023

    Scientific experts share findings and forge bonds at Future Dutch Delta Symposium

    “Synthesising deep perspectives is hard, what we need is genuine curiosity for each other’s angles.” At the Future Dutch Delta symposium on 28 September, Deltares director Annemieke Nijhof called upon the Dutch water management research community to increase collaboration to achieve a common goal: providing the knowledge required to plan a…
    Floods Future proof infrastructure Sea level rise Drought
  12. 06/10/2023

    Marjolijn Haasnoot appointed Professor of Climate Adaptation in Deltas and Coastal Regions

    Marjolijn Haasnoot has been appointed Professor of Climate Adaptation in Deltas and Coastal Regions as of 1 November 2023. Haasnoot is a researcher at Deltares and currently serves as an Associate Professor in Climate Adaptation at the Department of Physical Geography.
  13. 05/10/2023

    Wave movements in North Sea more predictable through machine learning

    Accurate predictions of wave movements in the North Sea are crucial in marine and coastal engineering projects. For example, for installing an offshore wind turbine in the North Sea. The better the predictions of wave movements, the better you can plan the implementation of projects at sea. Experts from Coastal Structures & Waves at Deltares…
  14. 04/10/2023

    Knowledge and innovation key at flood modelling symposium

    Last week, Deltares organised a symposium in Delft on the 'Emulation of 2D flood modelling: exploring deep learning techniques and low-fidelity approaches'. Expectations were high given the growing interest in advanced ways of modelling floods. The symposium was attended by representatives from across the industry, including academia,…
  15. 03/10/2023

    SpongeScapes project officially kicks off

    The SpongeScapes Project, which accelerates solutions that improve sponge functioning of the soil, groundwater, and surface water systems, officially started on 1 October. Funded by the European Union as part of the Horizon Europe programme, the project brings together ten European partners. Deltares is responsible for the coordination of the…