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Digital subsurface

Consortium with GDN searches for Stone Age remains in North Sea bed

With six European scientific institutions, the Geological Survey of the Netherlands (GDN), part of TNO, will develop and test a method to find traces of Stone Age habitation in the upper North Sea bed.

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Digital subsurface

New: the subsurface in your 3D environment

The Geological Survey of the Netherlands, part of TNO, together with ESRI, Kadaster and BZK, has developed the very first 3D web services on the National Key Registry of the Subsurface. This is an important milestone in the possibilities of 3D geodata. The first basic version of BRO 3D is now ready for use.

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Dutch landscape
Digital subsurface

Subsurface of Almere in GeoTOP

The GeoTOP model has been expanded to include Almere and the surrounding water. This new version of GeoTOP has been available since October 12, 2023. The expansion of GeoTOP comprises the south-western part of the Flevopolder. It covers the municipality of Almere and the surrounding area, including the surrounding waters. Within this coverage we find housing development areas such as Almere Pampus and Eemvallei Stad, and the route of the planned infrastructural connection between Almere Pampus and IJburg. These additions make the latest version of GeoTOP extra valuable.

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Aerial photo of landscape with trees and water
Digital subsurface

Netherlands Geological Survey makes datasets available on a European scale

View and use pan-European subsurface datasets The Geological Survey of the Netherlands (GDN), part of TNO, offers open, harmonised and standardised data sets of the Dutch subsurface via its various portals such as Dinoloket and NLOG. We are also working with other geological surveys and scientific institutes in a pan-European setting to build a Geological

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Digital subsurfaceGDN algemeen

Annual report 2022 – Natural Resources and Geothermal Energy in the Netherlands

The latest annual report ‘Natural Resources and Geothermal Energy in the Netherlands’ 2022is available online!Like previous years, this annual review reports on all exploration, production and storage activities in the Netherlands (both onshore and offshore) under the Mining Act. Do you want to know more about the resources and production of natural gas and oil,

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DIS Zeeland
Digital subsurface

Minerals Information System (DIS) now also available via DINOloket

The Minerals Information System (DIS) is a model that supports policy and decision-making to enable the sustainable development of the North Sea and its coastal area. It is a regional model that provides insight into the quantity and quality of available sand resources.

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