29 November 2019
Minimising fruit crop losses due to frost
Bas van de Wiel (Professor Atmospheric Physics) wants to minimise the fruit crop losses due to frost. Yet surprisingly little is known about this phenomenon. Therefore Van de Wiel received a grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) to together with colleague Marie-Claire ten Veldhuis provide clarity on fruit frost.
21 November 2019
Crowdsourced ‘supercomputer’ enables more localised and accurate rainfall forecasts
Accurate forecasts of rainfall are crucial in Africa, where 95% of agriculture depends on highly localised rainfall. Currently, forecasts are based on satellite data and are not sufficiently accurate for small geographical areas.
14 October 2019
Royal couple opens vertical wastewater treatment pilot in New Delhi
The royal couple opened a new pilot installation for the purification of contaminated wastewater in Indian drains.
13 September 2019
Jan Peter van der Hoek in de Volkskrant over de bedreiging van de Maas als bron voor drinkwater
22 July 2019
Veni grant for two researchers of Civil Engineering & Geosciences
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to twelve highly promising young scientists from TU Delft, two of whom are from the Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences.