Scientific evaluation of programme area 2 Water resources (2007-2014) at the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS)

Janet Hering, Harvey Thorleifson, Frans van Geer, Willy Verstraete, Clifford Voss

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The evaluation panel consisting of
Prof. Janet Hering, Eawag, ETH Zurich, EPFL, Switzerland (Chair)
Prof. Harvey Thorleifson, Minnesota Geological Survey, University of Minnesota, USA
Prof. Frans van Geer, TNO, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Prof. Willy Verstraete, University of Ghent, LabMET, Belgium
Dr. Clifford Voss, US Geological Survey, USA
was given the following task:

The panel shall undertake an evaluation of research and dissemination activities to identify strengths, gaps and needs for amendments and improvements in relation to GEUS’ strategy and mission within the GEUS Programme Area ‘Water Resources’. The evaluation concerns the period 2007-2014.
The panel is asked to make its evaluation on the basis of:

• Publications, reports and other relevant material produced over the period 2007-2014, both years included,
• Presentations given by GEUS scientists, and
• Interviews with GEUS’ management staff and scientists, and visits to laboratories and work facilities at GEUS.

Specifically, the panel is asked to:

• Identify areas of high quality research,
• Identify areas where the research of GEUS should be strengthened in order to meet GEUS strategy, and
• Provide comments and suggestions as to strategic changes, amendments, and improvements to GEUS’ work within the programme area, in order to improve GEUS’ ability to fulfil its main mission within this programme area seen in the perspective of the survey’s statutes and general mission.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCopenhagen
Number of pages39
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2015
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameDanmarks og Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse Rapport


  • Denmark

Programme Area

  • Programme Area 2: Water Resources


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