The centre measures, monitors and models the quality of environmental components such as soil, groundwater and air, and factors such as noise and light. Trends are identified and the impact of policy measures on environmental quality is studied.

Studies are commissioned by the Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, and reports are prepared on behalf of the Netherlands for international organisations such as European Commission. Thus, the data presented have to meet European requirements and the highest scientific standards.

Head of centre: drs. J.H. (Joost) Damen 


Key expertise

  • Soil quality
  • Emissions
  • Emissions registration
  • Sound/noise
  • Groundwater quality
  • Air quality
  • Monitoring
  • Modelling