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Kralli, Vaso (author)
Nourishments are considered to be a popular soft measure against coastal erosion. In the Netherlands, the concept of a localized mega nourishment has been introduced as an innovative approach, aiming to counteract the anticipated enhanced coastal erosion. The positive results of the Sand Engine implementation lead the way for applying the mega...
master thesis 2018
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Rietberg, Dolf (author)
Shore-normal breakwaters are constructed in coastal zones both for beach protection (erosion reduction) and port development (wave sheltering). These breakwaters have an effect on the waves, the (wave-driven) currents and hence, the sediment transport along the coast. The waves and tide force an equilibrium sediment transport along the coast in...
master thesis 2017
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Zhu, Yunze (author)
As coastal wetland ecosystems, thriving at the interface between land and water,<br/>mangroves can benefit us in lots of ways: providing food and timber, purifying water and sequestrating carbon, protecting coastal area through wave attenuation and coastal stabilization. Regarding the protection of coastal area, mangroves damp the flow in short...
master thesis 2017