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06 May 2021

Herman Russchenberg in NRC over klimaatproefballon

Kunnen we technisch ingrijpen om klimaatopwarming te stoppen? Of moeten we dat niet willen onderzoeken? Een proef in Zweden is nu geannuleerd.

29 March 2021

Bert Wouters in BBC news about mega-iceberg A74

The German Research Vessel Polarstern has made a remarkable circumnavigation of Antarctica's latest mega-iceberg.

04 March 2021

Franziska Glassmeier and Herman Russchenberg in Financiaal Dagblad about clouds and climate

Franziska Glassmeier and Herman Russchenberg talk in Financiaal Dagblad about their research concerning clouds and climate.

26 February 2021

ESA proceeds with TU Delft mission proposal

After several years of in-depth studies involving several candidates, ESA has decided to take TU Delft’s mission idea Harmony to the final decisive phase for the Earth Explorer 10 satellite mission. Harmony will address key scientific questions related to ocean, ice and land dynamics. If the final phase is completed successfully, Harmony is expected to be launched into orbit around 2030. Dr. Paco López-Dekker from the Geoscience and Remote Sensing Department, was the lead proposer of Harmony and serves as principal investigator.

01 February 2021

Aerosol particles cool the climate less than we thought

De invloed van aerosolen in de atmosfeer op wolken en het klimaat is mogelijk anders dan eerder werd gedacht, concludeert wolkenonderzoeker Franziska Glassmeier.

15 January 2021

Special award for Pieternel Levelt and OMI satellite instrument team

Pieternel Levelt (Professor at TU Delft and Head at KNMI) and her international team were recently awarded a special award by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for their successful OMI satellite project. The AMS awards recognise outstanding individuals and organisations in the field of weather, water and climate research.

03 December 2020

Pieternel Levelt Director American NCAR

In the first quarter of 2021, Pieternel Levelt (Professor of Remote Sensing of the Earth Atmosphere) will start as director at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), located in the city of Boulder (Colorado). Despite her move to the US, she will continue to work as a part-time professor at our faculty.

03 November 2020

Ramon Hanssen in Netherlands Space Office about International symposium IGARSS

The Netherlands Space Office published an article talking about International symposium IGARSS.

12 October 2020

Three NWO grants for earth observation

NWO has awarded funding to four new research proposals of TU Delft in the area of earth observation. Three of these are from researchers of Civil Engineering & Geosciences (CEG). The researchers involved will receive the grant from the User Support Programme Space Research, which the Netherlands Space Office NSO realises on behalf of NWO.

16 September 2020

Stef Lhermitte & Bert Wouters in diverse media about their paper on the damage on Thwaites and Pine Island ice shelves

Stef Lhermitte & Bert Wouters appeared diverse media about their paper on the damage on Thwaites and Pine Island ice shelves.