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Our online partner meeting

08 January 2021

Focusing on groundwater management and climate change adaption, the TOPSOIL partnership has implemented sixteen local pilots to develop and/or test innovative strategies. Since May 2020, 14 of those …

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The MobiLab – A novel technology enabling larger scale nutrient sampling to inform soil management decisions

15 December 2020

The revolutionary application of microfluidics has made possible a new era of affordable and short turnaround nutrient measurement for those who need to measure nitrogen and other compounds in soil, …

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North Sea Photo Contest: We need your vote!

03 November 2020

We are  happy to inform you that a TOPSOIL photo we submitted for the North Sea Photo Contest has been pre-selected in  category 1: "a smarter North Sea Region"!

The image is now part of the final…

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tTEM – a new tool to investigate polluted sites

11 August 2020

The geophysical tTEM mapping tool was developed within TOPSOIL and has been tested for different purposes at different sites. The tests have shown that tTEM performs very successfully when used for i…

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Proud to present: our final report!

15 July 2020

After 4 years,  we have learnt a great deal about the challenges faced in groundwater management resulting from climate change. As a result of the pilot studies, we gained tremendous knowledge, which…

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Modelling subsoil in Drenthe

07 July 2020

One of the challenges in the coming years with climate change will be the adaptation of extremes in weather conditions. The knowledge of the capacity of the subsoil to store water will be crucial to …

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Water Co-Governance Conference

02 March 2020

Involvement as the key to understanding

Thanks to OOWV, 4 projects focussing on water quality and water governance were brought together to exchange ideas and experiences about stakeholder invo…

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Water Governance Conference 2020: You are invited!

27 January 2020

In sustainable water management, the protection of groundwater quality as well as quantity management are core activities of water providers such as the OOWV. Concepts such as ecosystem services or c…

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