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LOSS - Living on Soft Soils, Subsidence and Society

Save the date: 3rd LOSS Symposium on November 2nd 2023

The NWA-LOSS project (Living on Soft Soils – Subsidence & Society) will organise its third symposium on Thursday, November 2nd 2023. The event will be an in-person gathering, from 09:30 to 18:00 in Congresgebouw De Vereeniging in Utrecht. If you are a research, stakeholder or just interested in land subsidence, you are cordially invited to…

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Disentangling Shallow Subsidence Sources by Data Assimilation in a Reclaimed Urbanized Coastal Plain, South Flevoland Polder, the Netherlands

LOSS researchers Manon Verberne, Kay Koster, and Peter Fokker published a new paper in JGR Earth Surface: This research targets disentangling shallow causes of anthropogenically induced subsidence in a reclaimed and urbanized coastal plain. The study area is the city of Almere, in the South Flevoland polder, the Netherlands, which is among the countries’ fastest…

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Facilitating professional normative judgement through science-policy interfaces: the case of anthropogenic land subsidence in the Netherlands

LOSS researchers Dries Hegger, Peter Driessen, and Esther Stouthamer published a new paper in Legal Ethics: Science-policy interactions can both facilitate and hamper professional normative judgement, i.e. a value judgement about the desirability of a certain situation. Anthropogenic land subsidence, contributing to relative sea-level rise in the economically important Western peatland areas in the Netherlands…

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LOSS presentations at the TISOLS 2023 conference

The TISOLS 2023 conference was held from Monday 17 April to Friday 21 April in Delft. Many LOSS researchers were present and presenting, and you can find the videos below: Esther Stouthamer (twice) Bente Lexmond Duygu Tolunay Gilles Erkens (three times, one with Esther Stouthamer listed above) Erne Blondeau Mandy Korff Peter Fokker Kim de…

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LOSS workshop Mariet en Gilles door Duygu

Third LOSS Consortium Day

The third LOSS consortium day will be held on Friday 10 March 2023. All LOSS partners have received an invitation, more info will follow. The event will be held in Dutch, just like the previous consortium day.

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LOSS kickoff meeting

The kickoff meeting of the Living on Soft Soils project was held on Friday, September 25. We met our stakeholders, exchange knowledge, and discussed how we will search for solution to soil subsidence.

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