5th Delft Summer School

18 May 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 2017 at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. The deadline for registration is 15 April 2017.Continue


ERC Advanced Grant voor ontwikkeling virtuele seismologie

13 April 2017

Prof. Kees Wapenaar van de TU Delft ontvangt een ERC Advanced Grant van 2,5 miljoen euro voor zijn programma VirtualSeis. De Europese subsidie is bedoeld om in de komende vijf jaar virtuele seismologie-technieken te ontwikkelen, bijvoorbeeld om aardbevingsgevoelige gebieden beter te kunnen monitoren.Continue


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


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


Best Graduate CEG: Joeri Brackenhoff

05 December 2016

From the faculty CEG, Joeri Brackenhoff has been nominated as Best Graduate. He finished the master track Geophysics (within the master programme Applied Earth Sciences) and obtained his degree in august 2016. His thesis was about the Marchenko effect. Since his graduation he has started a PhD at the department of Geoscience & Engineering, where he is continuing his research. Continue


BeachRock to defend vulnerable coastlines

27 September 2016

A different approach is being researched at the Delft University of Technology to defend vulnerable coastlines. Below the surface a natural process helps gluing sand grains together. This process is started by a certain type of bacteria. Leon van Paassen and Dianne den Hamer are looking in to this phenomenon. Continue


Géotechnique Letters Editor's choice Q2 2016

04 August 2016

A paper of Bin Wang, Michael Hicks and Phil Vardon was picked in the best papers selection from Géotechnique Letters for 2016 by the editorial panel and is free to access on the ICE Virtual Library. Continue


An article about Reflection imaging of the Moon's interior using deep-moonquake seismic interferometry

18 July 2016

The internal structure of the Moon has been investigated over many years using a variety of seismic methods. In this article we propose to apply body-wave seismic interferometry to deep moonquakes in order to retrieve zero-offset reflection responses (and thus images) beneath the Apollo stations on the nearside of the Moon. Continue


Pupils build dikes during Geoweek

05 July 2016

During Geoweek - which took place from 23 to 27 May – pupils followed a Masterclass on Dike Building in the Waterlab. Every morning and afternoon around 30 pupils worked in small groups on the design of a dike. At the end of the Masterclass they tested their own dike as a water barrier.Continue


New MOOC Geoscience: the Earth and its Resources

05 July 2016

You can now enroll in the new MOOC Geoscience: the Earth and its Resources. In a voyage through the Earth, this MOOC will explore the Earth's interior and the processes forming mountains and sedimentary basins. Continue


2nd Petrus-OPERA PhD and Early-Stage Researchers Conference 2016

27 June 2016

From 27th June at 10:00 up to 1st July at 15:00, 2016 Delft University of Technology will host the second PETRUS-OPERA PhD Conference in Delft, the Netherlands, dedicated to: ‘Radioactive Waste Management and Geological Disposal’ in conjunction with the Reactor Institute Delft. You are welcome to register to attend and/or present relevant work.Continue


A reading by Emeritus Professor S. Kroonenberg about his book “Why hell stinks of Sulfur”

15 June 2016

The Mijnbouwkundige Vereeniging has organised the reading on Wednesday June 15th 2016 at 19:00 (walk in 18:30).Continue


Geoscience students ended first in the Imperial Barrel Award competition

01 May 2016

The Imperial Barrel Award is an annual competition organized by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) for Geoscience MSc students from universities around the world. Each team receives a data set (2D and/or 3D seismic data, petrophysical logs, cores etc.) and has to define exploration targets in the area of interest. Continue


Negar Khoshnevis Gargar wins DEWIS Award

12 February 2016

On Friday 12th of February, Negar Khoshnevis Gargar has won the DEWIS Award for Best Female PhD candidate TU Delft over the past year. Continue


Book: The Rare Earth Elements - An Introduction

01 February 2016

This book, writtenby J.H.L. Voncken, deals with the rare earth elements (REE), which are a series of 17 transition metals: scandium, yttrium and the lanthanide series. Continue

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