Dr.ir. Maurits W. Ertsen

Irrigation is closely associated with the start of human civilization, has been a major technology in (post-)colonial development efforts, and is regaining importance within debates on climate, water & food. I want to know how irrigation realities emerge from short-term actions of (non-)human agents.

Recent publications

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Systems of interest

Projects

  • Field work in the Gezira irrigation system
  • Colonial irrigation in Africa and the Netherlands East Indies
  • Ancient irrigation in Jordan and the Americas
  • Junior Delft

Maurits Ertsen

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