Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra) contributes by qualified and independent research tot the realisation of a high quality and sustainable green living environment.

We are knowledge partner to large and small, national and international organisations, government bodies and companies. Based on applied, innovative and interdisciplinary scientific research, we provide them with knowledge, advice, tools and designs.

We are specialised in the subjects of flora and fauna, soil, water, climate, vegetation, geo-information and land use, environmental risk assessments, spatial planning, forestry, recreation and governance.