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van den Berg, R.D.D. (author), Buijs, Matthijs (author), Krijger, Tjerk (author), Rijnink, Alexandra (author), Vrijmoeth, Wessel (author)
The central Thermo Electrico Antonio Guiteras (CTE Antonio Guiteras) is a thermoelectric power plant located in the bay of Matanzas. In 2017, hurricane Irma passed the north coast of Cuba and destroyed the primary sea defense in front of the CTE, causing major damage to the plant. The power plant is renovated, and a new and improved sea defense...
student report 2020
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van Batenburg, Kimberley (author), van Heijningen, Boudewijn (author), Hoogendoorn, Hugo (author), Klarenbeek, Lara (author), Ridderinkhof, Geert (author)
Growth of world population, sea level rise, land subsidence and climate change gives new challenges for the present and the future. A new innovative approach of engineers is needed to reach socio-economic development with care for the environment. In the Netherlands, an EcoShape consortium is initiated where multiple experts came together from...
student report 2019
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Brooijmans, Sophie (author), Franken, Mathijs (author), de Iongh, Zilver (author), de Jong, Ward (author), van Marsbergen, Annemiek (author)
Indonesia is one of the largest ocean pollutants in the world in terms of plastic emissions. The country has many tourist areas, including the island of Bali, which is the main tourist hub. The plastic problem is large around and on Bali, which has negative consequences for both the environment and the tourism sector. NGOs and the government are...
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Broere, Sophie (author), Flores Herrera, Emma (author), Gori, Antoine (author), Ozcan, Aylin (author), Panayi, Zoe (author), Prida Guillén, Álvaro (author), Nimmi Sreekumar, Nimmi (author), van Unnik, Eline (author), Askarinejad, Amin (author), Bricker, Jeremy (author), Hooimeijer, Fransje (author), Pel, Adam (author), van de Ven, Frans (author)
The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake had a devastating impact on the town of Otsuchi in Iwate Prefecture, resulting in 1,234 immediate deaths and 59.6% of residential houses being fully damaged amongst other severe consequences. The post-disaster Reconstruction Plan (2011-2018) of this town focused on rebuilding the previously existing town with...
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Cantoni, Irene (author), Gaido, Camila (author), Jonker, Tessa (author), van Gijzen, Laurie (author)
Erosion of the cliffs at the Point Grey Peninsula threatens important infrastructure and buildings at UBC. In order to tackle this problem, UBC launched a comprehensive project called Living Breakwaters. This project is part of Living Breakwaters and aims to act as a transversal element among different expertise, integrating these...
student report 2019
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Rooze, Daan (author), van Hugten, Max (author), Huijsman, Nino (author), Kok, Nils (author)
In the past, Galveston Island has suffered from several tropical storms and hurricanes. Some of them have had a tremendous impact on the City of Galveston and its inhabitants. Two recent hurricanes, Ike (2008) and Harvey (2017), caused significant damage and struck the city in different manners. While Hurricane Ike brought about high wind speeds...
student report 2018
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Botman, Paul (author), Gerritsma, Isabel (author), Laurens, Florian (author), Kievits, Servaas (author), Algufaili, Aisha (author), Albadi, Salima (author)
This paper is the result of the first collaboration project between Delft University of Technology and Sohar University. The project team consisted of 6 core- members from both Sohar University and TU Delft along with 5 more students, together appointed to help find an answer for a problem stated by Sohar Industrial Port Company and Majis...
student report 2018
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van der Linde, Lisa (author), Leclercq, Vincent (author), Wopereis, Ligaya (author)
The United States of America have a safety standard for flood protection of 1/100 year. However the flood protections in the Washington D.C. do not comply with this requirement. During this study the levees in Washington D.C. area were analysed and it was found, that in order to comply with the 1/100 safety standard the levees in the...
student report 2018
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Benito Lazaro, Irene (author), van Oorschot, Fransje (author), Sobhan, Rubayat (author), Veenings, Bart (author), Wegman, Tiemen (author)
In Bangladesh, groundwater from shallow aquifers is used for communal drinking water supply on a large scale. This water is often polluted by naturally occurring arsenic, causing the largest scale poisoning through drinking water in the world (D. v. Halem, S. Bakker, G. Amy, & J. Van Dijk, 2009). In this report, a highly arsenic affected...
student report 2018
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Worp, Janna (author), Tijdgat, Jim (author), Nijman, Rens (author), Backx, Stephan (author)
After the earthquake in 2015 that struck Nepal, students of the Delft University of Technology commenced the multidisciplinary project program “Shock Safe Nepal”. This report describes the effort of the sixth group of students who travelled to Nepal. Following conclusions and specific recommendations of Team 5, the present research has one main...
student report 2018
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van der Graaf, Onne (author), Hillen, Huub (author), van der Does de Willebois, Jeroen (author), Franken, Kris (author)
The main goal of this project is to determine the optimal location for an OTEC installation with a minimum lifespan of 30 years off the coast of Barranquilla and to make an anchor mooring design for the floater on which this installation is located. Bluerise has identified an area near the coast of Barranquilla for which OTEC can be applied....
student report 2018
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Çete, Ceylan (author), Haage, Samantha (author), Hardwarsing, Vishay (author), Kalloe, Sudarshini (author), Ma-Ajong, Alyssa (author)
The Weg naar Zee (WnZ) region of Suriname’s capital Paramaribo is dealing with coastal erosion. Images from the past 30 years have shown coastal retreats of up to 1.3 km. Mangrove forest used to be present in large numbers at the location. These forests enhance accretion, but due to different reasons, the number of mangroves has decreased...
student report 2018
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Molenaar, Floor (author), Pak, Tom (author), de Pous, Hanna (author), van der Werff, Bart-Jan (author)
The city of Guayaquil suffers from regular floods. During the wet season, typically from late December until late April or early May, multiple floods per week can occur. Mainly the excessive rainfall in combination with high tide penetrating into the city results in a high flood risk, but some flood-prone areas can also flood in case of spring...
student report 2018
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van Lambalgen, Max (author), Lopriore, Luca (author), Vester, Frank (author), Jansen, Johan (author)
This report contains a study for the Integral Coastal Defence System for the Malecón in the city of Havana, Cuba. The objective was to develop a sea defence solution that prevents unacceptable flooding of the hinterland and damage of the Malecón seawall. Deriving solutions from earlier reports and using old and new data, a solution is proposed...
student report 2018
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Ambagts, Lindert (author), Jansen, Wiljan (author), de Jong, Nena (author), Kosters, Anna (author), Oerlemans, Cees (author), Slockers, Anouk (author)
The city of Barranquilla can play an important role in the establishment in a multi-modal network. Currently however, issues with navigable depth in the river mouth (Bocas de Ceniza) make it difficult for the larger vessels to enter the port area. Resolving these issues will increase the navigability of the Magdalena river which in turn will...
student report 2018
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van der Bilt, Daphne (author), Kroes, Jenske (author), Paulissen, Sjoerd (author), van Wierst, Bas (author)
The reach of the Magdalena River around the city of Barrancabermeja experiences large issues concerning its navigability since the construction of the Yondó Bridge. The purpose of this study is to investigate possible causes of this poor navigability and to come up with an improvement to the current situation. The influence of bars and scour...
student report 2018
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van der Bilt, Vibeke (author), Olthoff, Tymen (author), Horst, Tim (author), Roelvink, Floortje (author), Komen, Rutger (author), Tempel, Auke (author)
Colombia’s economy has been growing steady in the past decades, partly because of the increase in tourism. However, this tourism also has a downside. Hotels and restaurants are constructed one after another, preferably along the coast. This, combined with factors such as climate change and land subsidence and the fact that people tend to prefer...
student report 2017
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Richards, Mick (author), Zaalberg, Piet (author), Vonck, Tim (author), Koster, Piebe (author), Kok, Scipio (author), Lanphen, Stephanie (author)
The cities of Tenggarong and Samarinda in East Kalimantan are in need of a new source of drinking water, since their current source, the Mahakam river, is said to be polluted. The client of this project, Arsari Enviro Industri, owns a large concession named ITCI of a partly degraded forest 90 kilometers East of Samarinda. This report suggests...
student report 2017
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Hoogmoet, Gijs (author), Klop, Stijn (author), Mulder, Esmée (author), Nederlof, Ilse (author), Vleugels, Jef (author), van der Vliet, Nils (author)
IHE-Delft in cooperation with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) conducts a pilot project on assessing Crop Water Productivity in Asia, aiming to contribute to sustainable development in Asia’s irrigation sector, and create more value from scarce water resources. Indonesia is one of the 6 pilot countries where advanced technologies to measure...
student report 2017
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Brussee, Anneroos (author), van der Doef, Laura (author), Jansen, Lise (author), Oostrum, Natasja (author)
The Addicks and Barker Reservoirs, built in the forties, are located in Houston and collect precipitation and run-off from upstream areas to reduce flood risks along Buffalo Bayou to protect downtown Houston. During Hurricane Harvey (August 25 - August 30, 2017), the precipitation reached a new record of 910 mm [36.2 inches] in a 4 day period in...
student report 2017
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