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Recent News

  • EGU

    R&D Seismology and Acoustics at the EGU

    Between the 7th and 12th of April, the European Geoscience Union (EGU) hosted the 2019 general assembly in Vienna. Over 16.000 researchers from 113 different countries presented their work, including researchers from R&DSA. The work presented by R&DSA covers the fields of seismology, infrasound, atmospherical studies, hydro-acoustics and meteo-tsunami's.
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    R&D Weather and Climate Models at EGU

    R&D Weather and Climate Models was well represented last week at The European Geophysical Union's annual meeting in Vienna. Researchers from the department presented work on a wide range of topics - including energy transitions, seasonal forecasts, forest fires and sea-level rise.
  • Vulcanologist Elske de Zeeuw-van Dalfsen making a gravity measurement near the crater of Mt. Kilauea, Hawaii.

    Gravity measurements on Mt. Kilauea, Hawaii

    Between the 16th and 29th of March, 2019 a joint expedition between volcanologists of the KNMI and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) will take place on Kilauea, Hawaii.

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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