Deltares is an independent institute for applied research in the field of water and subsurface, with a focus on deltas – densely populated and vulnerable coastal regions – as well as river basins. Openness and transparency are key values of the institute, as is evident from the free availability of their software and models (open source). The work of Deltares mostly includes applied research and consulting, as well as development of software, in order to provide its partners with engineering, risk assessment, simulation modelling, and forecasting solutions. The specific areas of expertise of Deltares are the following:

  • Flood Risk
  • Adaptive Delta Planning
  • Infrastructure
  • Water & Subsoil resources
  • Environment

The Deltares Academy also organizes international courses, masterclasses, and webinars with a focus on knowledge development of professionals dealing with soil and water.

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