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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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Asarpota, Karishma (author), Modderman, Nadi (author), Thoen, Sebastiaan (author)
Sao Paulo, a megacity of almost 11 million inhabitants in its city center, is facing environmental, societal and infrastructural challenges due to its rate of rapid urbanization. The rivers in the Tiete basin reflect the painful truth of unmanageable urban planning and the unawareness of water as a valuable source. The rivers, once the blood...
student report 2017
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Kemper, A. (author), Van Ekdom, K. (author), Beulink, L. (author), Hendriks, M. (author)
The Port of Imbituba, located in the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil, is a privately operated port in Brazil. In the past, the port has been upgraded in order to meet the future growth in the size and number of vessels. The main breakwater and the quay were elongated and the waterway was deepened. In the first six months of 2014, a large...
student report 2015
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Kibrit, B. (author), Imambaks, R. (author), Anijs, M. (author), Tarigheh, A.S. (author), Mungar, S. (author)
Over the past decades the north-eastern coast of Brazil has been degrading due to erosion. This degradation has both natural- and men-made causes. Brazil has no specific laws and acts which relate to coastal protection and management up to this date. Beaches in the metropolitan area of Recife show variety in beach width according to the seasons....
student report 2011
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Van der Woerdt, W. (author), Van den Bosch, I. (author), Heerema, R. (author), Ruijs, M. (author)
Master project report. The hydraulic efficiency of the river Araranguá will be increased by the construction of jetties at the mouth of the river. The river tends to migrate from south to north which decreases the hydraulic efficiency and causes flooding upstream during events of high discharge. To stop the migration the construction of jetties...
student report 2009
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Van den Heuvel, S. (author), Hoekstra, R. (author), De Zeeuw, R. (author), Zoon, A. (author)
Master project report. Piçarras is one of the touristic beaches of Santa Catarina state in Brazil. Piçarras beach is a headland bay beach. In the bay irregular features like an island, rocky outcrops and shoals are present influencing wave propagation. In the south Piçarras is bounded by Piçarras river. The river mouth has been fixated in 1970,...
student report 2008
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Bardoel, J.W. (author), Geerlings, J. (author), Hoonhout, B. (author), Van Sabben, A. (author), Zuidgeest, R. (author)
Master project report. This report describes the research done by the authors to the erosion and dune migration problems in the town Ingleses. Ingleses is located in the north of Ilha Santa Catarina in Brazil. This report describes a follow-up research on the research in 2007 of project group CF71 from Delft University of Technology. The beach...
student report 2008
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