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Increasingly accurate picture of accelerating rise in sea levels
Rising sea levels are affected by all kinds of different factors, most of which we can now effectively unravel and explain almost everywhere in the world. This is according to TU Delft researcher Thomas Frederikse, who has also established that the average rise in sea levels worldwide is accelerating. Moreover, the days on earth are becoming slightly longer... Frederikse will be awarded his doctorate on Monday, 19 March.
Jan Dirk Jansen appointed as dean CEG
TU Delft’s Executive Board has appointed Professor Jan Dirk Jansen as Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences (CEG) with effect from 1 May 2018. Jan Dirk Jansen succeeds professor Bert Geerken, who will retire in May 2018.
Dutch hydraulic engineering through the eyes of a Swiss journalist
Mid-January, in the middle of high water in the rivers and a one in twenty year storm event from the North Sea, the Swiss journalist Mathias Plüss visited The Netherlands for a one-week tour along Dutch highlights of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management. As part of that, he also visited Delft University. His trip resulted in an article, well worth reading, with lots of personal observations on how The Netherlands deal with water.