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Recent News

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    DOWA (Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas) project granted

    Ine Wijnant (RDWD) has succesfully led the proposal DOWA, now funded, in which ECN, KNMI and partners join forces to to extend the KNMI North Sea Wind Atlas with years 2013-2019 and to make another atlas for 2008-2017 with a better representation of the diurnal cycle and an option for further downscaling with LES (Large-Eddy Simulation).
  • Karin van der Wiel (RDWK)

    Karin van der Wiel receives AGU Award

    The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has given Karin van der Wiel the prestigious James R. Holton Award.
  • elmer

    Elmer Ruigrok is awarded EGU's Early Career Scientists Award 2017

    The European Geosciences Union (EGU) awards the 2017 Outstanding Early Career Scientists Award to Elmer Ruigrok for pioneering contributions to the methodology of retrieving seismic-reflection responses from passive seismic data, including ambient noise, and to its application at global, regional and basin scale.

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The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)

Is the dutch national weather service. Primary tasks of KNMI are weather forecasting, and monitoring of weather, climate and seismic activity. KNMI is also the national research and information centre for meteorology, climate, air quality, and seismology