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De Vries, S. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author), Uijttewaal, W.S.L. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The objective of this paper is to demonstrate the use of Stereo Photogrammetry (SP) measuring ship-generated waves and to determine under which conditions they are suitable for surfing. A physical experiment is conducted to gain insight in ship wave behavior under specific conditions. Waves are generated by a hull and are measured using SP. It...
conference paper 2008
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De Schipper, M.A. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Henriquez, M. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author), De Koning Gans, H.J. (author), Labeur, R.J. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
In this paper a new wave pool concept is presented using ship hulls as wave generators. To evaluate the potential of such a concept a towing tank experiment is conducted to investigate ship wave generation in a confined space. In the towing tank experiment various hull sizes and velocities are examined to maximize the generated wave height. The...
conference paper 2009
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Van Son, S.T.J. (author), Lindenbergh, R.C. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Duijnmayer, K. (author)
Monitoring and understanding coastal processes is important for the Netherlands since the most densely populated areas are situated directly behind the coastal defense. Traditionally, bathymetric changes are monitored at annual intervals, although nowadays it is understood that most dramatic changes are related to high-energy events like storms....
conference paper 2009
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Lindenbergh, R.C. (author), Soudarissanane, S.S. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Coquet, M. (author), De Schipper, M. (author), Hejbudzka, K. (author), Duijnmayer, K. (author), Van Goor, B. (author), Cohen, A. (author)
Morphodynamic changes at sandy coasts, as are dominant in The Netherlands, are typically monitored at yearly intervals by means of LIDAR. Meanwhile it is recognized that beach morphodynamics is not a regular process but is strongly correlated to meteorological conditions. A time series of 14 terrestrial laser scans of a beach experiment is...
conference paper 2010
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De Vries, S. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The coastal system consists of a sub-aqueous and a sub-aerial zone which can be separated by a border. At this border sediment exchange takes place from one zone to the other. This paper hypothesizes that conditions and therefore sediment exchange at this border are dependent on active profile characteristics. To analyze morphological...
conference paper 2010
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De Schipper, M.A. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
Nearshore rhythmicity is often initiated in the period just after a storm where the subtidal bar is turned alongshore uniform. The initiation time as well as the length scales of the created rhythmicity varies from one storm period to another. Here we show that the post-storm wave conditions are related to the initiation of the morphological...
conference paper 2010
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De Vries, S. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The coastal system consists of a sub-aqueous and a sub-aerial zone which can be separated by a border. At this border sediment exchange takes place from one zone to the other. This paper hypothesizes that conditions and therefore sediment exchange at this border are dependent on active profile characteristics. To analyze morphological...
conference paper 2011
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Winter, G. (author), Van Dongeren, A.R. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Van Thiel De Vries, J.S.M. (author)
conference paper 2012
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Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Holman, R. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Lippmann, T. (author), Wehof, J. (author), Duong, T.M. (author), Roelvink, D. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
Time scales of post-storm nearshore morphological recovery and physical processes governing these time scales are poorly understood at present. The ability to predict nearshore morphological recovery time scales based on pre-, during- or post-resetting storm conditions is an essential requirement for building and validating scale aggregated...
conference paper 2012
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Winter, G. (author), Van Dongeren, A. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Van Thiele de Vries, J.S.M. (author)
Rip currents are wave-induced and off-shore directed flows which occur frequently in the surf zone and can pose a serious threat to swimmers. While the behaviour of rip currents has been studied in swell-dominated environments, less is known about their characteristics in wind-sea dominated environments. This study aims to improve the knowledge...
conference paper 2012
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De Schipper, M.A. (author), Reniers, A. (author), MacMahan, J. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author)
Field observations and numerical model simulations are examined to investigate the magnitude of vortical very low frequency (VLF) velocity fluctuations (i.e. large scale surfzone eddies) under different offshore wave forcing. Observations of vortical VLF motions under shore -normal wave incidence at Duck, NC, USA are re-analyzed and compared...
conference paper 2012
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De Schipper, M.A. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
Typically a beach is out of equilibrium after a nourishment is installed. To observe how a nourished beach behaves on the timescale of storms a monitoring campaign was set up at Vlugtenburg beach after a nourishment in the spring of 2009. Here we show a sediment budget analysis of the first 2.5 years for a coastal domain spanning 1750 m...
conference paper 2012
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De Schipper, M.A. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Reniers, A. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The present paper examines the generation and inter-annual evolution of alongshore variability in topography measured after the implementation of a sand nourishment. The magnitude of the topographic variability is quantified using 3.5 years of monthly survey data. The emergence and temporal change in alongshore morphological variability is...
conference paper 2013
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Wengrove, M.E. (author), Henriquez, M. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Holman, R. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The Sand Engine is a mega-nourishment constructed in 2011 with the purpose of replenishing the surrounding southern Dutch coast by exploiting the strength of local alongshore currents for the next 20 years. Long term monitoring of the Sand Engine depends upon remote sensing coupled with in-situ measurements due to both its large spatial and...
conference paper 2013
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Stive, M.J.F. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Luijendijk, A.P. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Van Thiel De Vries, J.S.M. (author), Aarninkhof, S. (author), Van Gelder-Maas, C. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Henriquez, M. (author), Marx, S. (author)
The Netherlands’ strategy to combat coastal erosion since 1990 has been through nourishment, initially as beach nourishments but more and more as shoreface nourishments. In the light of sea level rise projections the yearly nourishment magnitudes continue to increase. In view of this an innovative soft engineering intervention, comprising an...
conference paper 2013
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Stive, M.J.F. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Luijendijk, A.P. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Aarninkhof, S. (author)
The Netherlands’ strategy to combat coastal erosion since 1990 has been through nourishment, initially as beach nourishments but more and more as shoreface nourishments. In the light of sea level rise projections the yearly nourishment magnitudes continue to increase. In view of this an innovative soft engineering intervention, comprising an...
conference paper 2013
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De Schipper, M.A. (author)
Alongshore variability in topography (i.e. height differences in bed level along the coast) can exist on both natural and nourished beaches. An important question prior to implementation of a nourishment project is how alongshore variability is going to evolve and, related to this variability, the effect of the project upon swimmer safety. In...
doctoral thesis 2014
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De Schipper, M.A. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author), De Zeeuw, R.C. (author), Rutten, J. (author), Ruessink, B.G. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author), Van Gelder-Maas, C. (author)
Large (mega-scale) nourishments have been proposed as a promising alternative for traditional beach and shoreface nourishments, especially for locations with large structural erosion and sufficient sediment to dredge. This paper examines the initial bathymetric evolution of the Sand Engine, a mega-nourishment of 17 million m3 protruding almost 1...
conference paper 2014
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De Vries, S. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
In this paper it is aimed to quantify bulk (surf-zone integrated) alongshore sediment transport using morphological data collected along the Dutch coast. The collected morphological data covers a domain of 18 km alongshore including the beach, the foreshore and the intertidal zone in the cross shore. The measurement domain contains the 20...
conference paper 2014
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Kaji, A.O. (author), Luijendijk, A.P. (author), van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The Sand Motor is a pilot project of a ‘mega-nourishment’ built in the Dutch coast in 2011. In order to understand which conditions reshape those mega-nourishments the influence of different types of forcing on the longshore sediment transport along the Sand Motor has been assessed in this paper using a process-based model. The use of numerical...
conference paper 2014
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