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Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author), Allewijn, R. (author), Kleij, A.M. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author), Baptist, M.J. (author)
With 80% of the world's population living in lowland urban areas by 2050, sea levels gradually rising and societal demands on the quality of living increasing, sustainable development of coastal zones becomes increasingly urgent as well as complex. Modern strategies for the design and implementation of measures for infrastructure development,...
conference paper 2012
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Radermacher, M. (author), Wengrove, M. (author), Van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author), Holman, R. (author)
In the framework of swimmer safety, coastal managers desire accurate nearshore current predictions obtained from numerical models. To this end, detailed and up-to-date bathymetry is a necessity. Remote sensing techniques for bathymetry estimation are a promising solution. The focus of this paper is to assess the performance of wavenumberbased...
conference paper 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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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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Van der Zwaag, J. (author)
The sediment composition of the sea bed is of relevance for various coastal properties such as bed forms, beach slopes and marine ecology. Furthermore it may significantly influence the morphological evolution of the coast. The sediment sorting processes at natural beaches are, however, difficult to distinguish since there can be a both a large...
report 2014
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Radermacher, M. (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), Swinkels, Cilia M. (author), MacMahan, Jamie (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author)
In recent years, the application of large-scale beach nourishments has been discussed, with the Sand Motor in the Netherlands as the first real-world example. Such protruding beach nourishments have an impact on tidal currents, potentially leading to tidal flow separation and the generation of tidal eddies of<br/>length scales larger than the...
journal article 2016
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Radermacher, M. (author), Geerlof, Wessel (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), Huisman, B.J.A. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author)
The presence of complex nearshore sand bar patterns (i.e. alongshore bathymetric variability) has an impact on local currents, affecting recreational safety and nearshore mixing processes. This study assesses the evolution of alongshore bathymetric variability along the Delfland coast in The Netherlands, over the first 5 years after construction...
conference paper 2017
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Huisman, B.J.A. (author), Vargas Solis, Astrid (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), Radermacher, M. (author), Ranasinghe, Roshanka (author)
Impact of spatial variability in the nearshore bathymetry on net sediment transport rates has been investigated for a selection of observed beach states at the Dutch coast. The beach states comprise a longshore bar trough and two transverse bar rip situations, which were present at the large scale Sand Motor nourishment at the Holland coast....
conference paper 2017
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Hoonhout, B.M. (author), de Vries, S. (author)
Spatial variations in aeolian sediment transport were measured at the Sand Motor mega nourishment in The Netherlands during a six week field campaign in the fall of 2014. A consistent significant increase in sediment transport in downwind direction (positive gradient) was measured over the intertidal beach area, indicating that the intertidal...
journal article 2017
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Vandebroek, Elena (author), Lindenbergh, R.C. (author), van Leijen, F.J. (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), de Vries, S. (author), Hanssen, R.F. (author)
This paper presents a semi-automated approach to detecting coastal shoreline change with high spatial- and temporal-resolution using X-band synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data. The method was applied at the Sand Motor, a “mega-scale” beach nourishment project in the Netherlands. Natural processes, like waves, wind, and tides, gradually...
journal article 2017
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Hoonhout, B.M. (author), de Vries, S. (author)
Mega nourishments are intended to enhance growth and resilience of coastal dunes on medium to long time scales by stimulation of natural sediment transport processes. The growth and resilience of coastal dunes largely depends on the presence of a continuous supply of aeolian sediment. A recent example of a mega nourishment is the 21 Mm<sup>3<...
journal article 2017
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Hagenaars, Gerben (author), de Vries, S. (author), Luijendijk, A.P. (author), de Boer, W.P. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author)
Measured trends and variability in shoreline position are used by coastal managers, scientists and engineers to understand and monitor coastal systems. This paper presents a new and generic method for automated shoreline detection from the largely unexplored collection of publicly available satellite imagery. The position of the obtained...
journal article 2018
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Roest, L.W.M. (author)
The Sand Engine is an example of a feeder nourishment that is intended to nourish coastal systems. This strategy is based on placing sediments highly concentrated at one location, from which it is expected to spread alongshore over large distances on decadal timescales.<br/><br/>Here the morphological development of the Sand Engine mega feeder...
abstract 2018
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Radermacher, M. (author)
Artificial sand nourishments are a common measure to mitigate coastal erosion problems. Such nourishments can have an impact on currents and waves near the beach, especially when the nourishment has a large size. As nourished beaches often have a recreational function, these altered wave and current patterns may pose a threat to swimmers. This...
doctoral thesis 2018
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NatureCoast is the largest research program that focused on the Sand Motor, a large sandy peninsula, constructed in 2011 on the Dutch North Sea coast near The Hague. This unprecedented pilot project involved placing 21.5 million m3 of sand on and in front of the beach with the aim that it would spread along the coast. The Sand Motor<br/>is a...
book 2019
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