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Heineke, D. (author), Volbeda, E. (author), De Weerdt, B. (author), De Wit, F. (author)
Due to frequently occurring storms, like hurricanes and cold fronts, the coasts around the Mexican port city Veracruz suffer from erosion. This is most severe at the beaches of Boca del Rio just south of the city of Veracruz. Here, small beaches can be found between large groynes. These groynes block the southward littoral drift significantly...
student report 2014
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Bronsvoort, K. (author), Radermacher, M. (author), Van der Spek, B.J. (author), Spruit, R. (author), Van Tongeren, B. (author)
The Durban bight has a very dynamic and variable coastline which is constantly under attack by the Indian Ocean. To protect the Durban harbour from this energetic ocean, already in 1855 breakwaters have been constructed to protect the harbour and prevent sedimentation inside. The construction of these breakwaters and eventually extending these...
student report 2011
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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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Kaput, N. (author), Koenis, M.P.T. (author), Nooij, R. (author), Sikkema, T. (author), Van der Waardt, T.P. (author)
Master project report. This report handles the erosion problems on the main tourist resort of Cuba, Varadero, situated on the Peninsula de Hicacos. With a length of 22 km, a maximum width of 500 m, The Peninsula de Hicacos constitutes a natural barrier separating the shallow waters of Cardenas Bay from the Florida Strait (Figure 1-3)....
student report 2007
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Ten Ham, D. (author), Henrotte, J. (author), Kraaijeveld, R. (author), Milosevic, M. (author), Smit, P. (author)
The ongoing erosion of the Negril Beach has become worse the past decade. In most places along the coast line, the beach will be gone in approximately 10 years. This will result in a major decrease of incomes that are made by the local tourist sector. To prevent the erosion this study has been performed to find a feasible and affordable solution...
student report 2006
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