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Areal view of Almere in the Netherlands.
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In Breda, a remote monitoring system for the presence of potentially harmful bacteria in surface and river waters triggers early warnings for local authorities.
Climate-ADAPT
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The aim of this report is to investigate the potential for harnessing key features of Transformative Innovation to improve the design and the implementation of Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) strategies, based on empirical analyses.
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Damage to the foundations of buildings is a growing and complex problem, and it is seen in large parts of the Netherlands. It is a consequence of living in a low-lying country with soft soil.
Deltares
Bushfire, Australia
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The Netherlands has hundreds of wildfires every year. A group of researchers has drawn up an overview of the numbers and impact of wildfires in the Netherlands for the first time since 1994, when official registration stopped.
Deltares
An aerial view of Rotterdam and the Europoort harbor
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Once a grim industrial harbour, the Keilehaven estuary acts as a natural flood barrier and wildlife sanctuary.
Guardian, the (UK)
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The report seeks to provide an overview and insight into how Denmark, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom (UK) navigate and manage sea level changes.
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This report presents novel approaches rooted in co-created and tested processes to navigate complexity in using social media and crowd-sourcing in disasters primarily for organisations.
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Today Deltares reported an acceleration in sea level rise along the Dutch coast. That conclusion has been confirmed now that the data for 2022 have been added.
Deltares

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