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Wondergem, P.J.M. (author), Visser, J. (author)
The question is often raised as to how long the next generations can continue to live and work in low-Iying Dutch Delta. The system of dikes, combined with the limited space for rivers, should guarantee our safety against inundation for the next hundred years, at least. But what do we do thereafter, wh en the sea level continues to rise,...
report 2001
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Wondergem, P.J.M. (author)
This investigation is aimed at creating an alternative concept of living with water and required flood safety for the large Dutch rivers, which concept can be realised over some hundred of years. It has provided the opportunity for frank and open thinking and discussion, and should lead to a concept that can be also used in other areas. An...
report 2001
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Verheij, H.J. (author), Kruse, G.A.M. (author), Niemeijer, J.H. (author), Sprangers, J.T.C.M. (author), De Smidt, J.T. (author), Wondergem, P.J.M. (author)
Old dikes are usually still constructed entirely from clay and since 1953 many much heavier dikes have been made from a core of sand with a covering. This construction puts heavier requirements on the covering, as it also does for grassland on a clay layer. These and other developments have led to the need for more insight into the strength of...
report 1997