Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra) contributes by qualified and independent research to the realisation of a high quality and sustainable green living environment.
Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra) offers a combination of practical, innovative and interdisciplinary scientific research across many disciplines related to the green world around us and the sustainable use of our living environment. Aspects of our environment that Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra) focuses on include soil, water, the atmosphere, the landscape and biodiversity ‒ on a global scale as well as regionally, from the Dutch polders to the Himalayas and from Amsterdam to the Arctic.
Focus of Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra) research:
- Biodiverse environment
- Climate-adaptable Society
- Green Growth
- Metropolitan solutions
- Sustainable Land Use
- Sustainable Water Management