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Ton, A.M. (author)
Sandy foreshores, beaches and dunes play an eminent role in flood risk reduction in coastal areas, reducing the impact of wind waves and storm surges on the hinterland. In some areas, sandy protection is naturally present. In other coastal areas, engineering solutions are needed to provide safety. “Soft” sediment-based solutions often serve...
doctoral thesis 2023
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van Kouwen, Niels C. (author), Ton, A.M. (author), Vos, S.E. (author), Vijverberg, Thomas (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author)
Many sand spits are morphodynamically complex landforms, that are either analysed with complex and expensive computational models or at a conceptual level. Therefore, most case studies on spits in different environments are descriptive. A novel method based on the use of polar coordinates was devised to quantitatively analyse spit...
journal article 2023
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Ton, A.M. (author), Vuik, V. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author)
Low-energy, non-tidal lake beaches are known to be subject to longshore morphodynamics, but little is known about how they are driven by wind and wave-driven currents. Lake Markermeer is a shallow (∼4 m deep), wind-dominated lake, of approximately 700 km<sup>2</sup>. A gradient in wind-induced water level set-up at the leeward shore induces a...
journal article 2023
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Ton, A.M. (author), Vuik, V. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author)
The morphodynamic behaviour of low-energy beaches is poorly understood, compared to that of exposed coasts. This study analyses the morphological development of sandy, low-energy beaches and the steering hydrodynamic processes. Four densely-monitored study sites in the non-tidal lake Markermeer in the Netherlands offered a unique opportunity...
journal article 2021
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