The UG is big. Big in the sense of student numbers and big because its buildings are sprawled across the city centre and the Zernike campus. The UG is home to some remarkable locations, some inside those buildings and some far, far away from them, that you probably never heard of before.
In this series, we’ll take a look at these remarkable locations, like the bone attic at the archaeology department, the anatomical specimen warehouse, or measurement station Lutjewad.
We’re starting our series off with atmospheric measurement station Lutjewad. This laboratory has a sixty-metre-high mast and is located right next to the Wadden Sea in the cleanest spot in the Netherlands. The UG uses its measurements to study the greenhouse effect.