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De Vries, P. (author), Boelhouwer, P.J. (author)
conference paper 2015
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Ihsen, S. (author), Jeanrenaud, Y. (author), De Vries, P. (author), Hennis, T.A. (author)
conference paper 2015
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Do, T.K.A. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author), Brouwer, R.L. (author), De Vries, S. (author)
This study presents an analysis of the planform stability of the complex embayed beach system of Da Nang Bay, central Vietnam. As a result of the intensification of extreme weather conditions and human activities in this area (e.g. land reclamation, river damming, and coastal structures), coastal safety as well as economic and ecological values...
conference paper 2015
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De Vries, S. (author), Radermacher, M. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The Sand Motor is a mega-nourishment characterized by a very large sand volume of around 20 million m3 placed along the Dutch coast. The Sand Motor is a pilot project to evaluate the performance of an alternative nourishment strategy with respect to different functions of the coastal system. Within the scope of the coastal functions, the hook...
conference paper 2015
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Van de Kuilen, J.W.G. (author), Otterloo, J. (author), Ravenshorst, G.J.P. (author), De Vries, P. (author)
Wooden mitre gates are used for centuries in waterways and canals. For newly built as well as the renewal of such gates, a number of wood species is used, ranging from oak to dense tropical hardwoods. As mitre gates have high loads to withstand, their strength verification has become more and more important. As strength verification rules for...
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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De Vries, S. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
In this paper it is aimed to quantify bulk (surf-zone integrated) alongshore sediment transport using morphological data collected along the Dutch coast. The collected morphological data covers a domain of 18 km alongshore including the beach, the foreshore and the intertidal zone in the cross shore. The measurement domain contains the 20...
conference paper 2014
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Richstein, J.C. (author), Chappin, E.J.L. (author), De Vries, L.J. (author)
In recent years the Europe Unions emission trading system (EU ETS) has experienced very low prices. This has triggered a political discussion about stabilising the EU ETS and improving incentives for investing in CO2 abatement. As a result of this discussion, the EU parliament accepted a proposal of the EU commission on the backloading of EU...
conference paper 2014
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Mooyaart, L.F. (author), Jonkman, S.N. (author), De Vries, P.A.L. (author), Van der Toorn, A. (author), Van Ledden, M. (author)
In this study an overview of existing and planned storm surge barriers in the world is provided. A systematic analysis relates functional requirements (e.g. navigation and tidal exchange) to the main barrier characteristics (e.g. gate type, dimensions). Furthermore, as the costs of barriers are an important issue in the planning, available cost...
conference paper 2014
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Jonkman, S.N. (author), Mooyaart, L.F. (author), Van Ledden, M. (author), Stoeten, K.J. (author), De Vries, P.A.L. (author), Lendering, K.T. (author), Van der Toorn, A. (author), Willems, A. (author)
The Houston - Galveston area is at significant risk from hurricane induced storm surges. This paper summarizes ongoing studies on flood risk reduction for the region. Firstly, based on a simplified probabilistic hurricane surge model , the return periods of surges within the bay have been estimated. This model framework can be used to assess the...
conference paper 2014
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Knops, H.P.A. (author), De Vries, L.J. (author), Huygen, A. (author)
In many countries, the characteristics of the electricity supply system are changing. Important developments that are unfolding in the electricity sector are (i) the growth of generation from renewable sources (PV, wind) that are less controllable than traditional power plants and that for a large part feed in into the distribution grids, and ...
conference paper 2014
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Verbree, E. (author), De Vries, M.E. (author), Gorte, B.G.H. (author), Oude Elberink, S. (author), Karimiou, G. (author)
Water run-off modelling applied within urban areas requires an appropriate detailed surface model represented by a raster height grid. Accurate simulations at this scale level have to take into account small but important water barriers and flow channels given by the large-scale map definitions of buildings, street infrastructure, and other...
conference paper 2013
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Negro, E. (author), De Vries, M. (author), Latsuzbaia, R. (author), Koper, G.J.M. (author)
conference paper 2013
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Groot, J. (author), Richstein, J.C. (author), De Vries, L.J. (author)
In order to understand how companies make investment decisions under conditions of deep uncertainty, we interviewed a number of actors in the Dutch electricity sector. Most of the economic literature that is devoted to this question is prescriptive in nature, describing rational methods to the investment decision process (such as real options...
conference paper 2013
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De Schipper, M.A. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Reniers, A. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
The present paper examines the generation and inter-annual evolution of alongshore variability in topography measured after the implementation of a sand nourishment. The magnitude of the topographic variability is quantified using 3.5 years of monthly survey data. The emergence and temporal change in alongshore morphological variability is...
conference paper 2013
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Hoonhout, B.M. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Baart, F. (author), Van Thiel De Vries, J.S.M. (author), Van der Weerd, L. (author), Wijnberg, K. (author)
Existing aeolian transport formulae tend to overestimate the sediment transport volumes in coastal environments. Supply limiting factors like moisture content, shell patches, sediment sorting, vegetation and morphological features are believed to explain these overestimations. These supply limitations act on a variety of spatio-temporal scales...
conference paper 2013
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De Vries, S. (author), Van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author), Ruessink, G. (author)
This paper aims to conceptually simulate observed spatial and temporal variability in aeolian sediment transport rates, erosion and deposition on a beach. Traditional strategies of modeling aeolian sediment transport rates do not account for supply limitations that are common on natural beaches. A recently developed 1D linear advection model is...
conference paper 2013
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Stive, M.J.F. (author), De Schipper, M.A. (author), Luijendijk, A.P. (author), Ranasinghe, R.W.M.R.J.B. (author), Van Thiel De Vries, J.S.M. (author), Aarninkhof, S. (author), Van Gelder-Maas, C. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Henriquez, M. (author), Marx, S. (author)
The Netherlands’ strategy to combat coastal erosion since 1990 has been through nourishment, initially as beach nourishments but more and more as shoreface nourishments. In the light of sea level rise projections the yearly nourishment magnitudes continue to increase. In view of this an innovative soft engineering intervention, comprising an...
conference paper 2013
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Vargas Luna, A. (author), Uijttewaal, W.S.J. (author), Crosato, A. (author), Tanczos, I.C. (author), De Vries, M. (author)
conference paper 2013
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Elizarova, G. (author), Sapelnikoiv, S. (author), Vandysheva, N. (author), Van Oosterom, P.J.M. (author), De Vries, M.E. (author), Stoter, J.E. (author), Ploeger, H.D. (author), Spiering, B. (author), Outers, R. (author), Hoogeveen, A. (author), Penkov, V. (author)
conference paper 2012
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