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Carrion Aretxabala, B.I. (author)
A very large storm hit the coasts of The Netherlands-and most of north-west Europe-during the evening of the 5th of December 2013. The Sinterklaas storm, as it was later known, induced extremely high water levels and substantial dune erosion all along the Dutch coastline. In this thesis the morphological impact of the Sinterklaas storm at one...
master thesis 2015
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Van Geer, P.F.C. (author), Van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author), Boers, M. (author), Den Bieman, J.P. (author), McCall, R.T. (author)
This paper presents adaptations to the XBeach model aimed at including the relevant processes for the generation of scour holes at the toe of a revetment. Dutch assessment rules for the safety of sea defenses need to be adjusted to cope with a combination of sandy dunes and hard elements. To that end, the XBeach model is prepared to be...
conference paper 2014
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Den Heijer, C. (author)
This study aims at reducing uncertainty in dune erosion predictions, in particular at complex dune coasts, in order to improve the assessment method for dune safety against flooding. To that end, state-of-the-art process-based dune erosion models are employed to further investigate issues insufficiently covered by the current Dutch safety...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Den Heijer, C. (author)
Coastal dunes play an important role in protecting low-lying hinterland from flooding. In The Netherlands, dunes form the major part of the primary sea defence, that protects half of the population and over two-third of the economy from the sea. To design and maintain coastal dunes that properly protect the hinterland, a regular safety...
conference paper 2012
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Hoonhout, B. (author), Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author)
Physical model experiments are performed at Deltares to investigate the morphological response of barrier islands on extreme storm events. The experiments included dune erosion, overwash and inundation regimes. Extensive measurement techniques made detailed comparison with numerical models possible. This paper describes the comparison between...
conference paper 2012
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Den Heijer, C. (author), Knipping, D.T.J.A. (author), Plant, N.G. (author), Van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author), Baart, F. (author), Van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author)
This paper describes an investigation on the usefulness of Bayesian Networks in the safety assessment of dune coasts. A network has been created that predicts the erosion volume based on hydraulic boundary conditions and a number of cross-shore profile indicators. Field measurement data along a large part of the Dutch coast has been used to...
conference paper 2012
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Roelvink, D. (author), Stelling, G. (author), Hoonhout, B.M. (author), Risandi, J. (author), Jacobs, W. (author), Merli, D. (author)
The formulations of the 2DH process-based, nearshore morphological model XBeach were extended to allow for curvilinear grids using a finite volume approach. The formulations were tested for schematic cases such as a circular island and a field validation study was carried out for the case of storm erosion during a construction phase of the soft...
conference paper 2012
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Van Santen, R.B. (author), Steetzel, H.J. (author), Van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author), Van Dongeren, A. (author)
Regular dune safety assessments in the Netherlands are presently based on a 1D model approach, which is insufficiently applicable for more complex coastal areas with structures, tidal channels or spatially strong varying bathymetry. These situations require more advanced methods to assess the safety in dune areas. In this study a 2DH XBeach...
conference paper 2012
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Van Geer, P. (author), De Vries, S. (author), Van Dongeren, A. (author), Van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author)
This paper describes the validation of the dune erosion model XBeach with laboratory measurement data of dune erosion in the presence of sea walls and revetments. Simulation results show that the essential dune set back processes are captured by the model and that the measurements at most locations are approximated quite well. Some aspects...
conference paper 2012
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Van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author), Van Dongeren, A.R. (author), McCall, R. (author), Reniers, A. (author)
The effect of the longshore dimension on dune erosion is examined numerically with a 2DH process based model XBeach. Exploratory simulations are presented to examine longshore effects due to directionally spread waves, longshore variation in topography and longshore variation in bathymetry. The simulations reveal that alongshore sediment...
conference paper 2011
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Hoonhout, B.M. (author), Den Heijer, C. (author)
The dune assessment methods used to ensure the safety of the lower areas in The Netherlands are based on simple empirical relations that are, strictly speaking, only valid for infinitely long, uniform and straight coasts. The wide application of these relations is mainly justified due to intentional overestimation of the expected dune erosion....
conference paper 2010
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Hoonhout, B.M. (author)
The most densely populated and economical most valuable areas in The Netherlands lie below mean sea level. These areas are protected against the sea by a joint coastal dune system. The vital importance of this dune system is reflected in the extensive collection of Dutch legal regulations that ensure the safety level of the dunes. The assessment...
master thesis 2009
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Pool, A.D. (author)
After a storm surge in November 2007, older storm surge deposits were discovered in the eroded dunes near Heemskerk, the Netherlands. These deposits undulate in height with a maximum elevation of over 6 m above mean sea level. Luminescence dating suggests that the layers were deposited by either the 1775 or the 1776 storm surge. The aim of this...
master thesis 2009
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Van Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. (author)
Large parts of The Netherlands are protected from flooding by a narrow strip of sandy beaches and dunes. The aim of this thesis is to extend the existing knowledge of dune erosion during storm surges as it occurs along the Dutch coast. The thesis discusses: • A large scale dune erosion experiment to obtain better insight in near dune...
doctoral thesis 2009
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Den Heijer, C. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author), Van de Graaff, J. (author), Van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author)
Coastal dunes protect low lying coastal areas against the sea. Extreme waves and water levels during severe storms may cause breaching of the dunes. Consequently, serious damage due to flooding and direct wave attack could occur, resulting in loss of life and property. Proper coastal management implies that reinforcement measures will be taken...
conference paper 2008
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Den Heijer, C. (author), Van de Graaff, J. (author), Van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author)
Coastal dunes protect low lying coastal areas against the sea. Extreme waves and water levels during severe storms may cause breaching of the dunes. Consequently, serious damage due to flooding and direct wave attack could occur, resulting in loss of life and property. Proper coastal management implies that reinforcement measures will be taken...
conference paper 2008
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Brugmans, J. (author), Van Dijk, R. (author), Van der Lans, J. (author), Loeffen, R. (author), Wagner, J. (author)
Waihi Beach is a village consisting out of 2300 inhabitants, located in the Bay of Plenty on the North Island of New Zealand. It can be seen as a 9 km long tombolo beach. Dunes used to protect most of the land, but have decreased in size through natural erosive processes and through urban development in the dune areas. The long and short-term...
student report 2003
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Dijk, M. (author)
Voor de berekening van de grootte van het dwarstransport zijn momenteel in Nederland twee computermodellen in gebruik, te weten UNISEST-TC en DUROSTA. UNISEST-TC is ontwikkeld voor 'algemeen' gebruik, met gemiddelde condities. DUROSTA is ontwikkeld voor gebruik voor zware condities, waarbij hoge waterstanden kunnen optreden en een zware...
master thesis 2002
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Briene, M. (author), Koppert, S. (author), Van Gelder, P.H.J.A.M. (author)
Om een beeld te krijgen van de relatieve omvang van het risico verbonden met afslag aan de kust heeft RIKZ het initiatief genomen voor het laten uitvoeren van een onderzoek gericht op een vergelijking van de risico’s in de afslagzone met watergebonden risico’s elders in Nederland. Met watergebonden risico’s worden de risico’s bij overstroming...
report 2001
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Paesschen, J.C.L. (author)
Het in stand houden van een veilige zeewering is voor een laaggelegen land als Nederland van levensbelang. Medegebruik van de zeewering voor andere doeleinden verdient een zeer kritische beschouwing inzake de invloed hiervan op het beheer en de veiligheid van de zeewering. Door Grabowski & Poort is het plan ontwikkeld om de kruising van de...
master thesis 1995
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