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13 april 2017

ERC Advanced Grant voor ontwikkeling virtuele seismologie

Prof. Kees Wapenaar van de TU Delft ontvangt een ERC Advanced Grant van 2,5 miljoen euro voor zijn programma VirtualSeis. De Europese subsidie is bedoeld om in de komende vijf jaar virtuele seismologie-technieken te ontwikkelen, bijvoorbeeld om aardbevingsgevoelige gebieden beter te kunnen monitoren.

20 maart 2017

NUPUS + DARSim Day 12 May 2017

DARSim is pleased to host a NUPUS day on 12 May 2017. NUPUS stands for Non-linearities and Upscaling in PoroUS Media. The event is aimed to esteem discussion, collaboration and interaction between all NUPUS researchers.

19 maart 2017

Book (in Dutch): SPIEGELZEE. De zeespiegelgeschiedenis van de mens.

Our ancestors have experienced unimaginable sea level changes that had a major impact on their environment. Prof. S.B. Kroonenberg explains in an accessible manner which are the causes of these changes. Till so far our ancestors were very inventive to adapt themselves to these changes, even with primitive resources, so we need not to fear that we aren’t able to adapt in the future.

19 maart 2017

A lecture of the “Universiteit van Nederland”: Dr. J.E.A. Storms about WATER (in Dutch)

Because of the rising of the sea level the geologist, Joep Storms, wonders if we have to live on the first floor in the near future to keep our feet dry.

14 maart 2017

GSE/GRS Research Day 2017

Today we had our annual GSE/GRS Research Day in the Theaterzaal at Culture. The central theme of the day was “Is science only an opinion?”, where focus was on the role of (our) science in the public debate, in the Trumpocene, etc.

06 maart 2017

Infrasonic sounds in the earth

The rumbling of Mount Etna on Sicily can be measured as far afield as De Bilt. Infrasound from the volcano is very low frequency sound travelling through the atmosphere. It is inaudible to the human ear yet still measurable. So says seismologist Läslo Evers of the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI), who is researching infrasound and conducts measurements using special equipment. On Wednesday 8 March, he will deliver his inaugural lecture as part-time Professor of Seismo-Acoustics at TU Delft.

16 februari 2017

Appointment emeritus Professor S. Kroonenberg as visiting Professor in Suriname

Prof. Dr Salomon Kroonenberg, retired professor of geology at TU Delft, has been appointed from February 1, 2017 onward as visiting professor at the Anton de Kom University of Suriname, Faculty Technological Sciences, Department Production of Mineral Resources.

05 december 2016

Best Graduate CEG: Joeri Brackenhoff

From the faculty CEG, Joeri Brackenhoff has been nominated as Best Graduate. He finished the master track Geophysics (within the master programme Applied Earth Sciences) and obtained his degree in august 2016. His thesis was about the Marchenko effect. Since his graduation he has started a PhD at the department of Geoscience & Engineering, where he is continuing his research.

27 september 2016

BeachRock to defend vulnerable coastlines

A different approach is being researched at the Delft University of Technology to defend vulnerable coastlines. Below the surface a natural process helps gluing sand grains together. This process is started by a certain type of bacteria. Leon van Paassen and Dianne den Hamer are looking in to this phenomenon.

04 augustus 2016

Géotechnique Letters Editor's choice Q2 2016

A paper of Bin Wang, Michael Hicks and Phil Vardon was picked in the best papers selection from Géotechnique Letters for 2016 by the editorial panel and is free to access on the ICE Virtual Library.