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Ton, A.M. (author), Vuik, V. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author)
The morphodynamic behaviour of low-energy beaches is poorly understood, compared to that of exposed coasts. This study analyses the morphological development of sandy, low-energy beaches and the steering hydrodynamic processes. Four densely-monitored study sites in the non-tidal lake Markermeer in the Netherlands offered a unique opportunity...
journal article 2021
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Roest, Lambertus W.M. (author), de Vries, S. (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author)
Recently, mega feeder nourishments have been proposed as a new strategy to nourish sediment-starving beaches. This strategy involves the placement of a large, concentrated sediment volume at a single location along the coast. Wind, waves and currents act as the natural agents to spread the sediment alongshore over the course of years to decades....
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de Vries, Mindert (author), van Koningsveld, M. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author), de Vriend, H.J. (author)
Hydraulic engineering infrastructure is supposed to keep functioning for many years and is likely to interfere with both the natural and the social environment at various scales. Due to its long life-cycle, hydraulic infrastructure is bound to face changing environmental conditions as well as changes in societal views on acceptable solutions....
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de Vries, Mindert (author), van Koningsveld, M. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author), de Vriend, H.J. (author)
By definition, Building with Nature solutions utilise services provided by the natural system and/or provide new opportunities to that system. As a consequence, such solutions are sensitive to the status of, and interact with the surrounding system. A thorough understanding of the ambient natural system is therefore necessary to meet the...
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Kuai, Y. (author), Tao, Jianfeng (author), Zhou, Z. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
Tidal flats play an important role in promoting coastal biodiversity, defense against flooding, land reclamation and recreation. Many coastal tidal flats, especially the tide-dominant ones, are muddy. However, the number of studies on the profile shape and surficial sediment distribution of muddy tidal flats is small compared to sandy beaches....
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Mestdagh, Sebastiaan (author), Amiri Simkooei, A. (author), van der Reijden, Karin J. (author), Koop, L. (author), O'Flynn, Sarah (author), Snellen, M. (author), Van Sluis, Christiaan (author), Govers, Laura L. (author), Simons, D.G. (author), Herman, P.M.J. (author), Olff, Han (author), Ysebaert, Tom (author)
High-resolution surveying techniques of subtidal soft-bottom seafloor habitats show higher small-scale variation in topography and sediment type than previously thought, but the ecological relevance of this variation remains unclear. In addition, high-resolution surveys of benthic fauna show a large spatial variability in community...
journal article 2020
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Gawehn, M.A. (author), van Dongeren, Ap (author), de Vries, S. (author), Swinkels, Cilia (author), Hoekstra, Roderik (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author), Friedman, Joshua (author)
Coastal management in the Netherlands has the aim to defend coastal zones by preventing flooding and mitigating erosion. To that end, large-scale nourishments are placed in the nearshore, which are supposed to dynamically preserve the coastal zone over a timescale of years. To assess their effectiveness, these nourishments are monitored over...
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van Bemmelen, C.W.T. (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), Darnall, J. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author)
Beach scarps are nearly vertical seaward facing sandy cliffs within the cross-shore beach profile. These features are often associated with eroding (nourished) coastlines and can reach heights of O(2–3 m). An analysis of a six-year dataset of beach scarp presence at the nourished Sand Engine beach shows that the formation of beach scarps at the...
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Verschuur, Jasper (author), Le Bars, Dewi (author), Katsman, C.A. (author), de Vries, S. (author), Ranasinghe, Roshanka (author), Drijfhout, Sybren S. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author)
Sea-level rise (SLR) can amplify the episodic erosion from storms and drive chronic erosion on sandy shorelines, threatening many coastal communities. One of the major uncertainties in SLR projections is the potential rapid disintegration of large fractions of the Antarctic ice sheet (AIS). Quantifying this uncertainty is essential to support...
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Hendriks, H.C.M. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author), Winterwerp, J.C. (author)
The fine sediment distribution in the seabed is an important indicator for the ecological functioning of shallow coastal seas. In this paper, we investigate the processes and conditions that determine the fine sediment distribution in the Dutch coastal zone surficial seabed, while also assessing the response of the system to human...
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Muller, J.R.M. (author), Chan, Ying Chi (author), Piersma, Theunis (author), Chen, Yong Ping (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author), Hassell, Chris J. (author), Tao, Jian Feng (author), Gong, Zheng (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), van Maren, D.S. (author)
The fast economic development of the People's Republic of China has created an increasing demand for usable land, resulting in large-scale land reclamations along the coastal zone. One of these regions is Tongzhou Bay (Jiangsu coast), a region characterized by large intertidal mudflats and deep tidal channels with potential for the...
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Muller, J.R.M. (author), Chen, Yong ping (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author), Chan, Ying chi (author), Piersma, Theunis (author), van Maren, D.S. (author), Tao, Jian feng (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), Gong, Zheng (author)
China's continuous and rapid economic growth has led to the reclamation of large sections of the intertidal mud coast in combination with port construction, such as that of the proposed Tongzhou Bay port on the Jiangsu coast. These reclamations threaten the local ecosystem services. An ecotope distribution map was created and a hydrodynamic...
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Yasin, Saima (author), Shakeel, A. (author), Iqbal, Tanveer (author), Ahmad, Fazeel (author), Mehmood, Hamayoun (author), Luckham, Paul F. (author), Ullah, Nehar (author)
Nano-indentation is an interesting tool for analyzing nano-scale mechanical properties. The analysis of nano-mechanical properties as a function of experimental conditions is very critical for designing engineering components. In this study, nano-indentation experiments were performed by considering different values of amplitude (1, 5, 10 nm...
journal article 2019
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Hendrikse, H. (author), Nord, Torodd S. (author)
Interaction of sea or lake ice with vertically sided offshore structures may result in severe structural vibrations commonly referred to as ice-induced vibrations. With the surge in offshore wind developments in sub-arctic regions this problem has received increased attention over the last decade, whereas traditionally the topic has been mainly...
journal article 2019
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Verhagen, H.J. (author), van den Bos, J.P. (author)
For this book we have deliberately chosen that the text should follow a more or less logical design procedure for breakwaters. It follows the required design steps from the system level down to the individual crosssection level, and in time from conceptual design to construction. This systematic approach starts at the functional description of...
lecture notes 2017
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Su, M. (author)
A large proportion of the world population lives in the coastal zone, which is facing a variety of natural and anthropogenic impacts on its evolution. A better understanding of coastal evolution can be obtained when it is based on an accurate knowledge of coastal dynamics. This thesis aims to study the long-term (hundreds of years) coastal...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Yao, P. (author)
The Jiangsu coast is located in eastern China bordering the South Yellow Sea. It is strongly affected by the semi-diurnal tides. Both the tidal range and the tidal current vary greatly in space due to local tidal wave systems and morphologies. The radial tidal current pattern identified at the central coast is suggested to play a primary role in...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Van Dorsser, C. (author)
NL: Scenario’s zijn belangrijk bij het evalueren van infrastructuur beleid, maar helaas zijn er gegronde redenen om te twijfelen aan de gangbare veronderstellingen ten aanzien van economische groei zoals gehanteerd in vrijwel alle officiële scenariostudies. Dit artikel bespreekt de in de Nederlandse "WLO referentiescenario's" gehanteerde...
journal article 2016
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Rijnsburger, S. (author), Van der Hout, C.M. (author), Van Tongeren, O. (author), De Boer, G.J. (author), Van Prooijen, B.C. (author), Borst, W.G. (author), Pietrzak, J.D. (author)
This study identifies and unravels the processes that lead to stratification and destratification in the far field of a Region of Freshwater Influence (ROFI). We present measurements that are novel for two reasons: (1) measurements were carried out with two vessels that sailed simultaneously over two cross-shore transects; (2) the measurements...
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Orrú, C. (author)
The main objective of this project is to develop new measuring techniques for providing detailed data on sediment sorting suitable for sand-gravel laboratory experiments. Such data will be of aid in obtaining new insights on sorting mechanisms and improving prediction capabilities of morphodynamic models. Two measuring techniques have been...
doctoral thesis 2016
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