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Devillé, S.B. (author), Hooning, E.M. (author), De Jong, M.S. (author), Sturm, O.L.M. (author), Verhage, M.J. (author)
In southern Brazil, in the province of Santa Catarina, the port of Itajai is situated. The port is located at the mouth of the river Itajai-Acu, about 3 km inland. The Port of Itajai is very important for both the local and national economy because of its role in foreign trade, and due to this prominent role in the community many stakeholders...
student report 2010
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Lemmens, D. (author), Smaling, H. (author), De Jong, J. (author), De Kloet, M. (author)
The predictions for the future foretell an increase of the amount of exported grain over the Rio Paraná/Rio de la Plata system of 63% in 2030. Besides this, the new Panama locks will be finished in 2015. Seeing as the current shipping standard is largely determined by the Panama locks, the general expectation is that the vessel dimensions will...
student report 2012
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De Jong, L. (author), De Jong, B. (author), Ivanova, M. (author), Gerritse, A. (author), Rietberg, D. (author), Dorrepaal, S. (author)
The eThekwini coastline is a vulnerable coastline subject to chronic erosion and damage due to sea level rise. In 2007 a severe storm caused major physical and economic damage along the coastline, proving the need for action. Umhlanga Rocks is a densely populated premium holiday destination on the eThekwini coastline suffering from similar...
student report 2014
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De Baat, M.J. (author), Den Hertog, V. (author), De Jong, S. (author), De Regt, K. (author), Wijgergangs, K. (author)
The project consisted of the development of a freight transportation model for the island Java in Indonesia. A literature study concerning freight modelling has been performed to formulate an appropriate framework of such a model for the given situation. Different data sources have been identified, analyzed and combined to be used as input for...
student report 2015
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Frölke, G. (author), De Jong, S. (author), Mink, J. (author), Van der Sijde, J. (author), De Vilder, L. (author)
The highway Ruta Nacional 90 (between Barranquilla and Santa Marta) is heavily endangered by progressive coastal erosion. Principally, this has a natural cause since the shifting mouth of the Magdalena River led to an insufficient supply of sediment. However, this threat has been foreseen for decades without it leading to adequate planning or...
student report 2016
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Eijkelkamp, H. (author), Hendriks, C. (author), De Jong, C. (author), Otten, G.J. (author), Stijntjes, T. (author)
Over the last three decades the beach area of Piçarras has undergone large changes. The river Piçarras was fixed which caused severe erosion problems. With large nourishment projects the municipality tried to create a sustainable beach area. However, these nourishments did not form a long term solution, which means that, until the present day,...
student report 2017
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