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Lambert, Ingrid (author), Parodi, Matteo (author), Vieira Passos, Marlon (author), Caldera, Ganga (author), Almadhoun, Yasser (author)
Relative sea level rise and climate change represent long-term threats for the ecosystems and flood defence system in the Wadden Sea. Moreover, the flood-dominant tidal basins in the area lead to sedimentation in the navigational channels used by the ferry services that connect the mainland to the Dutch Wadden islands. This report provides flood...
student report 2018
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Godfroy, M. (author), Kersten, R.T.C. (author), Peters, J.H.J. (author), van der Sande, L. (author)
student report 2016
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Blom, J. (author), Caminada, I. (author), Colina Alonso, A. (author), Nientker, G. (author), Rijper, H. (author), Stoop, N. (author)
The objective of this research is to make a general framework, that when run through one can find a suitable measure to make a particular area in Myanmar flood proof. Myanmar suffers from yearly floods that have a huge impact on the population. Making an area flood proof is therefore one of the objectives of the civilian government. In this...
student report 2016
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Gijon, A. (author), Kala, Y. (author), Monteban, D. (author), Sasikumar, A. (author), Songy, G. (author)
Voorne-Putten is an island located in the delta region of the Netherlands. The island is surrounded by a dike ring which consists of dikes, dunes, and hydraulic structures. The flood risk in Voorne-Putten was assessed to be unacceptable according to the measure of local individual risk. The maximum allowable local individual risk in the...
student report 2015
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Peters, T. (author), Jongerius, Y.R. (author), Franken, J.T. (author), Ponsioen, L.A. (author), Tieleman, O.C. (author)
The Tam Giang-Cau Hai lagoon system, lying in the Thua Thien-Hue province in central Vietnam, is affected by a tropical monsoon climate. This among others is the reason the Cau Hai Lagoon area has a long history of floods and other water related problems. Inhabitants are very dependent on the lagoon, as the main sources of income of people...
student report 2015
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Jager, T. (author), Smoor, A.C. (author), Tiehatten, B.M.H. (author), Wester, F.E. (author)
Iquique is an important city in the northern of Chile. For the coast of Iquique a seismic gap with a return period of 111 ± 33 years is present. Since the last big event in 1877 only 20 % of the accumulated seismic slip is released. The configuration of Iquique is such that a large future earthquake and subsequent tsunami would generate a...
student report 2015
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Aarnink, J.L. (author), De Boer, R. (author), Evers, G.A. (author), Kruis, M.C. (author), Van der Valk, K. (author)
Project Jamaica Bay is a response to superstorm Sandy, occurring in October, 2012. The storm was a disaster for New York City, causing around 50 billion US dollars of damage. Research shows that 75% of the expected annual dam-age in New York occurs around the Jamaica Bay area. Another problem that has been going on for several decades is the...
student report 2014
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Van Loon, P. (author), Olij, D. (author), Osmanoglou, D. (author), Stuij, S. (author), Tuinhof, T. (author), Veraart, S. (author)
The Mfolozi Floodplain is situated in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa and is part of Africa’s largest estuarine system: the St Lucia system. This estuarine system forms the main part of the iSimangaliso Wetland, which is a World Heritage Site of UNESCO. Since the beginning of the twentieth century the Mfolozi Floodplain is under...
student report 2013
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Hasman, R. (author), Klerk, W.J. (author), Schoemaker, M.A. (author), Smits, E. (author)
Master project report. A serious game on flood risk management and housing/urban development for the most urbanised island of the California coast. In the California Delta the flood protection for most islands is not up to the required standards. This is also the case for Bethel Island, one of the most urbanized islands in this region. The...
student report 2013
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Dijkshoorn, G.W. (author), Dupuits, E.J.C. (author), Nieuwboer, B.J. (author), Zwanenburg, S.A.A. (author)
After giving a short general introduction on the area and the general problems in that area, this report starts with an extensive list of relevant boundary conditions for the Jabodetabek area in chapter 2. The most notable parts of this chapter are the large subsidence for Jakarta and the river discharges in the Jabodetabek area. While still...
student report 2010
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