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Maan, D.C. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
We use the results of a one-dimensional morphodynamic model and the basis of the “Lagrangian equilibrium state” (Maan et al., 2015, https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JF003311) to derive a quantitative relationship between the progradation speed of tidal flats and the suspended sediment concentration in their adjacent waters and show that the speed...
journal article 2019
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Pearson, S.G. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Poleykett, Jack (author), Wright, Matthew (author), Black, Kevin (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
poster 2018
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Maan, D.C. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Zhu, Q. (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
We apply a 2-D horizontal process-based model (Delft3D) to study the feedback mechanisms that control the long-term evolution of a fringing intertidal flat in the Western Scheldt Estuary. The hydrodynamic model is validated using a comparison with measurements on the intertidal flat and the sediment transport module is calibrated against long...
journal article 2018
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de Vet, P.L.M. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Schrijvershof, R. A. (author), van der Werf, J (author), Ysebaert, T (author), Schrijver, M. C. (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
Estuarine intertidal areas are shaped by combined astronomical and meteorological forces. This paper reveals the relative importance of tide, surge, wind, and waves for the flow and sediment transport on large intertidal shoals. Results of an intensive field campaign have been used to validate a numerical model of the Roggenplaat intertidal...
journal article 2018
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de Vet, P.L.M. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Schrijvershof, R. (author), van der Werf, JJ (author), Ysebaert, Tom (author), Schrijver, MC (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
Estuarine intertidal areas are shaped by combined astronomical and meteorological forces. This paper reveals the relative importance of tide, surge, wind, and waves for the flow and sediment transport on large intertidal shoals. Results of an intensive field campaign have been used to validate a numerical model of the Roggenplaat intertidal...
journal article 2018
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de Vet, P.L.M. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
Human interventions have a large impact on estuarine morphology. The intertidal flats in the Eastern Scheldt and Western Scheldt estuaries (The Netherlands) have faced substantial morphological changes over the past decades. These changes are thought to be caused by human interventions, such as the construction of the storm surge barrier in the...
journal article 2017
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Gatto, V.M. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
Net sediment transport in tidal basins is a subtle imbalance between large fluxes produced by the flood/ebb alternation. The imbalance arises from several mechanisms of suspended transport. Lag effects and tidal asymmetries are regarded as dominant, but defined in different frames of reference (Lagrangian and Eulerian, respectively). A...
journal article 2017
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Zhu, Q. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), Yang, SL (author)
Short-term bed-level variability in tidal wetlands has important implication both for ecology and engineering. In this study, we combined in situ measurements with model simulations to quantify short-term bed-level changes on a meso-macrotidal wetland in the Yangtze River Delta. On the middle flat, we observed erosion during neap-to-mean tides...
journal article 2017
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van Prooijen, Bram (author), Grasso, F (author), le Hir, P (author), de Vet, P.L.M. (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), Walles, B (author), Ysebaert, Tom (author)
Fringing intertidal flats are common features of elongated estuaries. We generalized the geometry of profiles of individual intertidal flats towards a common relationship, based on extensive measurement data of various estuaries. We found a strong linear relation between the width, slope and height of linear intertidal flat profiles, which also...
abstract 2017
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de Vet, P.L.M. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Schrijvershof, R. (author), van der Werf, JJ (author), Schrijver, MC (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
The flow velocities in tidal channels are already rather complex by the presence of various tidal components, wind driven flow and estuarine circulations. An extra level of complexity is introduced when the flow on top of an intertidal
flat is considered (Le Hir, 2000). This research aims at understanding the complex flow patterns on top of...
abstract 2016
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Maan, D.C. (author), van Prooijen, B.C. (author), Wang, Z.B. (author), de Vriend, H.J. (author)
Various studies have identified a strong relation between the hydrodynamic forces and the equilibrium profile for intertidal flats. A thorough understanding of the interplay between the hydrodynamic forces and the morphology, however, concerns more than the equilibrium state alone. We study the basic processes and feedback mechanisms underlying...
journal article 2015
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Wang, Z.B. (author), Vroom, J. (author), van Prooijen, B.C. (author), Labeur, R.J. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author), Hansen, M.H.P. (author)
The Wadden Sea consists of a series of tidal lagoons which are connected to the North Sea by tidal inlets. Boundaries to each lagoon are the mainland coast, the barrier islands on both sides of the tidal inlet, and the tidal watersheds behind the two barrier islands. Behind each Wadden Island there is a tidal watershed separating two adjacent...
conference paper 2011
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de Vriend, H.J. (author), Havinga, H. (author), van Prooijen, B.C. (author), Visser, P.J. (author), Wang, Z.B. (author)
In this syllabus an overview is given of the basic knowledge, which is required to prepare interventions in rivers and to estimate the consequences of these interventions. The utilization of the river for human purposes and the knowledge of hydraulics, sediment transport and morphology will be treated. At the end of this syllabus some practice...
lecture notes 2011
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de Vriend, H.J. (author), Havinga, H. (author), van Prooijen, B.C. (author), Visser, P.J. (author), Wang, Z.B. (author)
Deze syllabus beoogt een overzicht te geven van de basiskennis die nodig is om ingrepen in de rivier voor te bereiden en de gevolgen ervan te kunnen inschatten. Er wordt ingegaan op het gebruik dat de mens maakt van de rivier en op de kennis van de hydraulica, het sedimenttransport en de morfologie. Aan het einde van het dictaat worden...
lecture notes 2011
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