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University Amsterdam (VUA)


The Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences in the VU University Amsterdam (VUA) conducts research in the fields of Earth sciences, biology, hydrology, environmental sciences, geo-archaeology, biomedical sciences and public health. The environmental research includes research on physical processes related to the impact of land use change on climate, water resources, groundwater, geohydrology and ecological systems, carbon and nutrient cycling, as well as research on the social and economic issues and drivers leading to such land use change. Because of the wide range of disciplines covered, the Faculty is excellently placed to research global change and water cycling in an integrated manner.