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Boutmy, A.E.G. (author)
master thesis 1998
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Kala, Y.M.A. (author)
The Oesterdam tidal flat nourishment is a hook-shaped nourishment that was constructed in November 2013 in the Kom area of the Eastern Scheldt. One of the objectives of the nourishment is to increase the design life of the Oesterdam in the face of increasing wave loads due to structural erosion of the intertidal flats. A study is conducted in...
master thesis 2016
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Van der Baan, A.L. (author)
Shore-parallel submerged breakwaters (SBWs) appear as an attractive form of coastal protection. Compared to their emergent counterpart there is no impact on the beach amenity and aesthetics. In addition, there is a possibility for recreational purposes. However, the actual application of SBWs is often discouraged because the complexity of the...
master thesis 2013
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Hasselaar, R.W. (author)
The numerical flow model Delft3D simulates the flow of water and movement of submerged sediment by means of solving simplified equations that describe these processes. Because of these simplifications, parameterizations are introduced. These parameters represent amongst others the processes that take place on scales smaller than the spacing of...
master thesis 2012
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Hop, M. (author)
The Rhine ROFI ( region of freshwater influence) is a dynamic area where various processes and timescales come together. Research has shown that stratification caused by the freshwater outflow of the Rhine alters the tidal currents in front of the Dutch coast. In the case of the Netherlands the tide behaves like a kelvin wave, which causes...
master thesis 2017
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Van Velzen, B.J.M. (author)
An offshore terminal is proposed to be constructed adjacent to the entrance of an Estuary in the Niger Delta. A dredged approach channel of around 10 km long, 250 m wide and to a depth of -14 m LAT is required to allow ships to reach the terminal. From earlier research it is found that high transport rates of fine sediment, in the order of 10...
master thesis 2014
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Nordbeck, P.M. (author)
Maasvlakte 2 is het project waarmee de haven van Rotterdam wordt uitgebreid. Het sluit direct aan op de huidige Maasvlakte. De havenbekkens van beide Maasvlaktes worden verbonden door de Yangtzehaven in westelijke richting door te steken naar Maasvlakte 2. De doorsteek bestaat uit een voorfase waarin een kanaal wordt gegraven ten behoeve van de...
master thesis 2009
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Verbruggen, W. (author)
Local geometrical perturbations in alluvial channels can generate a pattern of alternate bars. Each bar is accompanied by a pool at the other side of the channel. This pool can decrease the strength of the bank, which can result in bank failure and bars can hinder navigation. Furthermore, non-migrating alternate bars are considered to be a...
master thesis 2012
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Palaiogianni, N. (author)
The current report aims to understand the hydro- and morphodynamic response of the Western Scheldt in a large sediment dumping operation. This study investigates the estuary’s response to sediment dumping in the Everingen channel area, which is located in the middle of the Scheldt Estuary, The Netherlands. Furthermore, it studies whether these...
master thesis 2015
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Van der Linde, P. (author)
During the fall of 2003, an extensive measurement campaign called the “Nearshore Canyon Experiment” (NCEX) was set up along the coast of La Jolla, California. The project site covered an area in which two submarine canyons are located, respectively La Jolla and Scripps Submarine Canyon. Over 20 institutions collaborated on recording the...
master thesis 2010
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Van der Biezen, T.F. (author)
Historically, the coastal zone has always attracted people and across the globe the benefits of inlet systems have made communities settle there. The Tu Hien inlet and the Tam Giang–Cau Hai lagoon system in Vietnam are no exception, as approximately half a million people depend on it for their livelihood. Tidal inlets are also known for their...
master thesis 2014
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De Kort, J.G. (author)
In 2011 the Sand Motor was realised at the coast of the province of South-Holland as a pilot project combining different functions such as safety, recreation and nature development, following the philosophy of Building with Nature. The idea was to create a mega nourishment that would supply the coastal system between Hook of Holland and...
master thesis 2015
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Kaji, A.O. (author)
The objective of this thesis is to investigate the role of different hydrodynamic and morphological factors influencing sediment transport patterns at the Sand Motor in order to give insight in processes controlling the short-term sand bar morphodynamics and the long term development of the Sand Motor. The work presents an analysis of the...
master thesis 2013
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Ambagts, Lindert (author)
In submerged conditions groynes add resistance to a river, thereby increasing the water levels for a particular discharge. Groynes are modelled in two ways, either they are included in the bed topography when the grid resolution is sufficiently high or with a sub-grid parametrisation when the grid cell-size is larger than the geometry of the...
master thesis 2019
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Monclus Abadal, Albert (author)
Sandy barriers comprise 12% of coastlines around the world, and most of these barriers enclose tidal bays and lagoons. These systems accommodate human settlements vulnerable to climate change, which offer enough economic, social, and environmental utility to require further research on the impact of climate change and subsequent best management...
master thesis 2018
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Flores, J.S. (author)
The stratigraphic and tectonic framework of the Brent Group and their respective depositional environments is well studied and documented in the literature. The lower progradational Brent deltaic sequence is the response of a high sediment supply rate outpacing the accommodation space rate caused by subsidence and an overall sea level rise stage...
master thesis 2011
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Vlijm, R.J. (author)
Submerged breakwaters (SBWs) are becoming increasingly popular as alternative coastal defence system due to the lack of impact on beach amenity and aesthetics compared to common emerged beach protection measures. However, the recent significant amount of failing SBWs resulting in additional shoreline erosion reported in [Ranasinghe and Turner...
master thesis 2011
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Vacek, Matt (author)
Traditional reservoir modelling utilizes a stochastic approach centered around statistics to generate a 3D representation of the reservoir. While the results of a stochastic approach are favorable, they tend to lack the detail that is necessary to fully understand the different aspects of the reservoir, more precisely, the inclusion of...
master thesis 2018
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Vrolijk, E.F. (author)
The world population is growing. Together with the population, the need for resources is growing, as is the need for the transportation of these resources. A significant part is carried out through marine transport, directly relating to the increasing need for port development. All over the world, a shift increasingly occurs towards applying...
master thesis 2015
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Visser, Ruben (author)
Introduction and Problem Description: The autonomous nearshore morphodynamics along the Nags Head shoreline are characterized by consistent erosional behavior. The use of shoreface nourishments to counteract this erosion along shorelines has received considerable attention in the past, having the advantage of reduced cost compared to beach...
master thesis 2018
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