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Department of Groundwater and Quaternary Geology Mapping

Research, consultancy and capacity building within groundwater and geology


Thomas G. Vangkilde-Pedersen

Head of Department
Thomas G. Vangkilde-Pedersen
Mail:, phone: +45 2119 4416

Secretary, Bente F. Nedergaard, mail, phone +45 2055 5246


Address: GEUS, C.F. Møllers Allé 8, Bygn. 1110, 8000 Aarhus C

All staff members in the department

Within groundwater, the department support the groundwater mapping carried out by the Environmental Protection Agency and is heading the project management of groundwater monitoring activities at GEUS, with responsibility for the yearly reporting of the monitoring results.

The geological mapping include research and consultancy on 3D geological model construction, focusing especially on the integration of Airborne Electromagnetic data (AEM) as well as the geological mapping of Denmark and onshore mapping of raw materials. The department also perform research within ground source heating and cooling and manage the geological well sample laboratory and Well Data Archive at GEUS.

The department is also engaged in international projects related to groundwater mapping and cooperates with the Department of Groundwater Resources in Thailand and participates in a DANIDA project in Ghana.



 Contact persons:

  • Groundwater mapping:
         Thomas Vangkilde-Pedersen, mail, phone +45 2119 4416
  • Groundwater monitoring:
         Lærke Thorling Sørensen,, phone +45 2055 5260
  • Geological mapping:
         Peter Roll Jakobsen, mail, phone +45 2055 5238
  • Ground source heating and cooling:
         Claus Becher Ditlefsen, mail, phone +45 6172 8350
  • Geological well sample laboratory:
         Henrik J. Granat, mail, phone +45 4034 0727
  • Well Data Archive:
    E-mail:, phone +45 9133 3952