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Innovatief ecologisch onderzoek
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Innovative Research Methods

Many of our employees have become specialists through their years of experience and many are involved with expert groups. Many have developed skills and knowledge with innovative techniques and ideas. By using new techniques it is possible to get better results. Sometimes even with less effort and less costs.

3D Birdradar

Presenting dedicated full 3D bird radar to assess bird flight behavior and collision risk at wind farms in the Netherlands and state-of-the-art offsho...

RiverCare - scientific research river management

RiverCare is a Dutch research program in which partners of the Netherlands Centre for River studies (NCR) work with several public and private parties...

No plastic in the stomach or intestine of the sperm whale

The sperm whale that died off the coast of Petten, North Holland at the end of June, had no plastic in its gastrointestinal tract. That was the conclu...

Building with North Sea Nature

This study explored possibilities to implement ‘Building with North Sea Nature’ in North Sea offshore infra-structures. Guidelines for eco-friendly de...

eDNA and barcoding in ecology

Bureau Waardenburg uses eDNA sampling in monitoring a range of species. Barcoding is used to identify certain species and is used to compliment eDNA s...

Tern Pontoons

Pontoons in Lake Marker used as artificial breeding islands for terns. In 2014, 36 pairs of common terns bred and in 2015 numbers increased to more th...

Microplastics in surface waters

Research into possible use of mussels as filters for microplastics in surface waters. Reducing the level of microplastics in waste water through a bio...

Biodegradable structure for habitat improvement

Bureau Waardenburg together with Rodenburg Biopolymers and GEA 2H Water Technologies have developed a biodegradable starch-based structure with multip...

Large woody debris in rivers

The main goal of reintroducing large woody debris into the river system was to enhance ecological diversity, especially for fish and macroinvertebrate...

Drones for vegetation monitoring

Drones, small helicopters equipped with cameras, can be used for vegetation monitoring. The camera provides information to the operator and images are...

Mussels for water purification

Bureau Waardenburg has developed an innovative method of improving water quality using zebra mussels as a biological filter.

Underwater Research

Divers obtain a unique impression of underwater ecosystems and are often the quickest way to collect information underwater. In addition, observations...

Specialist Bird Research

An understanding of the movements of birds, both within their habitats and at larger scales, are essential in many research projects. We have develope...

Research with cameras

Since 2002, Bureau Waardenburg has been involved with the monitoring of wildlife tunnels and passages. Since 2008 we have made use of a Novasub video ...

Specialist Bird Research

An understanding of the movements of birds, both within their habitats and at larger scales, are essential in many research projects. We have develope...