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14 October 2020

Ramon Hanssen was interviewed in the New Scientist about the Subsidence Map 2.0

Ramon Hanssen was interviewed in the New Scientist about the Subsidence Map 2.0 (bodemdalingskaart 2.0 in Dutch).

12 October 2020

Three NWO grants for earth observation

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.

16 September 2020

Riccardo Riva in Trouw about the sea level rise

Riccardo Riva was interviewed by Trouw about the sea level rise

14 September 2020

Antarctica: cracks in the ice

In recent years, the Pine Island Glacier and the Thwaites Glacier on West-Antarctica has been undergoing rapid changes, with potentially major consequences for rising sea levels.

14 September 2020

Svalbard glaciers much more vulnerable to warming since mid-1980s

Most of Svalbard’s glaciers have lost their protective firn layer, which leaves the ice much more vulnerable to summer melt.

08 September 2020

New land subsidence map reveals the Netherlands’ (in)stability

Lopsided houses, subsiding streets, shifting dykes and nature reserves stricken by drought. In the years ahead, there will need to be some serious investment in maintenance by citizens, businesses and government.

27 August 2020

The Netherlands was almost 3% sunnier during the coronavirus crisis

The amount of solar radiation that reached the Earth’s surface increased during the period when measures to limit the spread of coronavirus were in place. Researchers Pier Siebesma and Marieke Dirksen (KNMI/TU Delft) came to that conclusion.

21 August 2020

Harry Zekollari on France24 about Greenland's melting ice sheet past the point of no return

Harry Zekollari was interviewed on France24 about the increased rate of melting ice in Greenland.

21 August 2020

Bert Wouters in various media about Greenland's melting ice sheet

Bert Wouters was interviewed in various media about the decrease of Greenland's ice.