Scanning for Syria

28 March 2017

The clay tablets with cuneiform writing from the museum in Raqqa in northern Syria have been destroyed or plundered. Fortunately there exist silicon moulds of the clay tablets in the Netherlands made before the war. Dr D.J.M. Ngan-Tillard, geo-engineer at TU Delft, uses micro CT scans to create images of the insides of objects. Now she tries to do the same with the Syrian clay tablets together...Continue


NUPUS + DARSim Day 12 May 2017

20 March 2017

DARSim is pleased to host a NUPUS day on 12 May 2017. NUPUS stands for Non-linearities and Upscaling in PoroUS Media. The event is aimed to esteem discussion, collaboration and interaction between all NUPUS researchers. Continue


A lecture of the “Universiteit van Nederland”: Dr. J.E.A. Storms about WATER (in Dutch)

19 March 2017

Because of the rising of the sea level the geologist, Joep Storms, wonders if we have to live on the first floor in the near future to keep our feet dry. Continue


Book (in Dutch): SPIEGELZEE. De zeespiegelgeschiedenis van de mens.

19 March 2017

Our ancestors have experienced unimaginable sea level changes that had a major impact on their environment. Prof. S.B. Kroonenberg explains in an accessible manner which are the causes of these changes. Till so far our ancestors were very inventive to adapt themselves to these changes, even with primitive resources, so we need not to fear that we aren’t able to adapt in the future. Continue


GSE/GRS Research Day 2017

14 March 2017

Today we had our annual GSE/GRS Research Day in the Theaterzaal at Culture. The central theme of the day was “Is science only an opinion?”, where focus was on the role of (our) science in the public debate, in the Trumpocene, etc. Continue


Infrasonic sounds in the earth

06 March 2017

The rumbling of Mount Etna on Sicily can be measured as far afield as De Bilt. Infrasound from the volcano is very low frequency sound travelling through the atmosphere. It is inaudible to the human ear yet still measurable. So says seismologist Läslo Evers of the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI), who is researching infrasound and conducts measurements using special equipment. On...Continue


5th Delft Summer School

16 February 2017

We are pleased to announce our 5th Delft Summer School on “Wettability and Low-Salinity Water Flooding”, which be held from 3-7 July 2016 at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. The deadline for registration is 15 April 2017.Continue


Appointment emeritus Professor S. Kroonenberg as visiting Professor in Suriname

16 February 2017

Prof. Dr Salomon Kroonenberg, retired professor of geology at TU Delft, has been appointed from February 1, 2017 onward as visiting professor at the Anton de Kom University of Suriname, Faculty Technological Sciences, Department Production of Mineral Resources.Continue

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