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Couasnon, A.A.O. (author)
Flooding is the most common and one of the most damaging natural hazards globally. It has severe societal, economic and environmental consequences. Damages from floods are expected to worsen with changing climate and increasing population andwealthworldwide. Within the last decades, advances in computational power and increases in the number of...
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van der Zee, N. (author)
In the Netherlands almost 17.500 kilometers of primary flood defenses protect the flood prone areas from inundation. These flood defenses are designed and periodically assessed according to certain design standards which require an average probability of exceedance of 1/1.250 or 1/10.000 per year. From the results of recent assessments, it was...
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Middelburg, J. (author)
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Wetser, A. (author)
Over the past centuries natural riverbanks have been transformed into banks with artificial revetments or sheet piles to protect them from erosion, which led to disappearance of important river features for flora and fauna. River restoration projects show that the removal of man-made bank protections may lead to the formation of bars (e.g. Van...
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Brouwer, M.H.H. (author)
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Loozen, M.M. (author)
The Colorado River with a total length of 2330 km is located in the Southwest of North America, originating from the Rocky Mountains and flowing into the Gulf of California. In 1963 the Glen Canyon Dam was built to generate hydropower. The construction of the dam caused several significant changes in the river system. One of these changes is the...
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van Riet, T. (author)
In order to meet future energy demand, a more sustainable energy society is essential because fossil fuel reserves are depleting while the total energy consumption worldwide increases. One type of renewable energy which can play a role is ocean energy having the theoretical potential to exceed both current and future human energy needs. This...
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De Koning, R.J. (author)
The study into sand wave dynamics in South Channel has commenced after large dune forms were observed in monitoring campaigns following the channel deepening project of the Port of Melbourne. The project involved deepening of the harbour berths and channels, but more importantly, it involved the deepening of South Channel in Port Phillip Bay....
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Van de Vries, C.A.M. (author)
Around the world, areas with unique ecosystems are prone to harmful factors deteriorating their environment. Management of these areas need knowledge on the ecological status of these areas, to make decisions for future problems. They need easily accessible information on indicators describing the conditions of these areas. Obtaining this...
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Chaabani, F. (author)
It is a well known fact that the international dredging industry is of major importance. As the dredging industry has made a significant contribution to the development of many world economies through the construction and maintenance of harbors, canals, and waterways. The construction and maintenance of waterways depths is a continuous process...
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Smyrnis, A. (author)
Block mattresses or block mats are, nowadays, very commonly applied as protection in a large range of applications either against flow or wave loads. Specifically, this large range of applications contains offshore pipeline protection and stabilization, erosion and scour protection, protection of embankments and river banks (slope protection)....
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Vila Santamaria, R. (author)
Bangladesh is characterised by its complex river system, which includes the downstream ends of two of the largest rivers in the world: the Ganges and Brahmaputra. Extremely variable flows and fast morphological changes are the principal characteristics of this system, which presents exceptional challenges for river engineering. Distributary...
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Bontekoning, M.P.C. (author)
Master thesis at two faculties: "Civil Engineering and Geosciences" and "Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering". Department: Offshore Engineering. With increasing wind power capacity, the impact of wind power on power system operation increases. For a mature integration of large amounts of wind power, controlling wind farm output by...
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Kox, S.A.J. (author)
The main objective of this study is the realisation of a computer tool. The function of the tool is to estimate the required dimensions and quantities of essential container, dry and liquid bulk terminal elements, in an early design phase. As well as to give an estimate of the construction costs of these marine terminals. Terminal element...
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Veerhuis, L.M.S. (author)
The Netherlands recently developed a new risk approach for flood management. The approach changed the safety standards in the Water-Act. The safety standard used to be an exceedance probability of the design water level, and the flood defence was supposed not to fail for all water levels below this level. Since knowledge regarding the actual...
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Marijnissen, R (author)
South of Vancouver, Canada, at the western front of the Fraser Delta lies Sturgeon Bank. The marsh on this intertidal area supports migratory birds and salmon, and it is part of the coastal protection of the city of Richmond. The marsh has faced severe recession of up to 500 m between 1989 – 2011 after having been stable for over 50 years. This...
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Fotis, G. (author)
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Boersen, S.J.M. (author)
In many coastal seas, wind-generated waves produce a strong bottom orbital velocity which stirs up sand from the bottom. This process strongly influence sediment transport and bottom evolution. State-of-the-art morphodynamic models traditionally represent the stirring of sand by irregular waves in a highly parametric way. For instance, the...
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Hagenaars, G.S. (author)
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Vossenaar, E.H.F. (author)
Since 1986, the northern part of the Netherlands, particularly the Province of Groningen, experienced around 1000 registered minor earthquakes. The cause of these earthquakes is gas extraction. This type of earthquake, caused by human influence, is called induced earthquakes. The Netherlands is not located in a historically seismic active area,...
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