Drillings in the Dutch subsurface of historical and economic importance
Drillings in the Dutch subsurface of historical and economic importance In the past, the Dutch landscape looked very different than it does today. And this is reflected in the subsurface. Geologist Tamara van de Ven reveals this subsurface by drilling. The data generated from drillings is not only important to geologists, but also to municipalities
Evidence of oldest rock in the Netherlands found
8 April 2021
Evidence of oldest rock in the Netherlands found Insiders have known for some time that the subsurface of the Netherlands could contain incredibly old rocks. But the exact age of its oldest rock had never been proven. New analyses have enabled us to discover how old the Netherlands’ oldest rock truly is: a staggering 420
Where would the Netherlands be without subsurface data?
6 December 2021
The enormous increase in real-time subsurface data is allowing us to create realistic future scenarios. Where would the Netherlands be without this much subsurface data? In this blog, geoscientific software engineer Wilfred Visser takes you through the trends and developments of the digital subsurface. Read the blog here.
Cycling past geological witnesses of the Rhine between Lek and Heuvelrug
Cycling past geological witnesses of the Rhine between Lek and Heuvelrug The Kromme Rijn area is home to a beautiful river landscape. A part of undiscovered Netherlands with numerous geological treasures. Jeroen Schokker and Wim Dubelaar unlock those treasures with a cycling tour through the area and its adjacent ridge. In this photo blog, Geert-Jan
Copper as the saviour of viticulture, but at what cost?
20 June 2020
Copper as the saviour of viticulture, but at what cost? As a geologist, my fieldwork regularly has me wandering through vineyards in warm countries. When this happens, I frequently ask myself if and how geology affects these vines. The winemakers themselves are often convinced of the importance of their specific soil on the taste of
New volcano discovered in the Dutch subsurface
9 May 2020
New volcano discovered in the Dutch subsurface During a recent investigation, we discovered a new volcano in the subsurface of the Dutch part of the North Sea. The volcano has been named Mulciber (also known as Vulcanus) after the Roman god of fire and volcanoes. You may be wondering whether we will find more volcanoes