5 million for ground-breaking research into soil subsidence in the Netherlands

5 million for ground-breaking research into soil subsidence in the Netherlands
 o.p.r.vanvliet    12 Jun 2020 : 13:30
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A broad national consortium led by Utrecht University has received a 5 million euro grant to study soil subsidence in the Netherlands.

A broad national consortium led by Utrecht University has received a 5 million euro grant to study soil subsidence in the Netherlands. The continued sinking of the ground level and subsoil has major consequences for society and impact on the economy. A wide range of disciplines, including physical geography, satellite geodesy, biology, soil chemistry, agricultural economics, civil engineering, environmental governance and law have joined forces to make the Netherlands more future-proof.


For the entire press release about the grant for Living on Soft Soils, see https://www.uu.nl/nieuws/5-miljoen-voor-baanbrekend-onderzoek-naar-bodemdaling-in-nederland



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