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de Jong, Sander (author), Knoester, Ferdi (author), Alferink, Christian (author), Quast, Arnout (author), Smits, Misiu (author)
The beach adjacent to the Tasikoki Wildlife Rescue and Education Centre is one of the many beaches worldwide suffering from coastline recession. This loss of coast has a negative impact on the environment, local society and ecology. In general, shoreline retreat is caused by sea level rise (SLR) and erosion. The main objective of this research...
student report 2019
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Borsje, Ruben (author)
The Demak coastal area faces severe erosion problems. The main cause of the erosion of the coastline, which is at some places as high as 1.5 km of land, is the deforestation of the green belt of mangroves for the purpose of building fishponds. This has disturbed the delicate sediment balance in the area drastically. The BioManCO project aims to...
student report 2017
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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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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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Croonen, K. (author), Froeling, D. (author), Marbus, G. (author), Van Bemmel, M. (author)
Master project report. The Port of Altamira is one of the fast growing ports in the world and is together with Veracruz and Coatzacoalcos one of the biggest ports of Mexico at the Gulf coast. It is an industrial Port with a lot of potential for expanding. However, the breakwaters of the Port extending into the sea caused severe erosion at the...
student report 2006
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Van den Hengel, D. (author), Poot, J.G. (author), Theunissen, R.P.G.J. (author), Kluyver, T.M. (author)
In this report the beach erosion problem at the Village of Mayabeque, located 60 km south of Havana at the South coast of Cuba will be investigated. Mayabeque is a small local holiday village. 20 houses are permanently inhabited and in the summer the population goes up to 3000, mostly Cuban people all spending there holidays here. Mayabeque...
student report 2004
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Brugmans, J. (author), Van Dijk, R. (author), Van der Lans, J. (author), Loeffen, R. (author), Wagner, J. (author)
Waihi Beach is a village consisting out of 2300 inhabitants, located in the Bay of Plenty on the North Island of New Zealand. It can be seen as a 9 km long tombolo beach. Dunes used to protect most of the land, but have decreased in size through natural erosive processes and through urban development in the dune areas. The long and short-term...
student report 2003
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