The construction of a tunnel has significant consequences on groundwater extraction and general soil moisture patterns.
Cathelijne Stoof, who is soil expert and PhD student at the chair group Land Degradation and Development, is studying the effect of fire on soils and hydrology.
Michael Bird of the James Cook University and his team are looking for 100.000 year old records of environmental change in the north of Australia.
The German army required a Penetrologger for its ground troops who search for, among other things, suitable locations that can serve as landing strips. Here it is essential to determine the loadbearing capacity of the ground and using the simple-to-operate Penetrologger, it is possible to measure the load-bearing capacity to a depth of 60 centimetres.