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Zhong, Hua (author), van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author), Wang, Wen (author), Wang, Gaoxu (author), Liu, Yongzhi (author), Niu, Shuai (author)
The hydrodynamic characteristics of a delta or estuary are mainly governed by discharges of rivers and water level at the sea (or lake) boundaries. A joint probability approach is widely applied to quantify the high water level frequency in deltas. In the approach the relevant hydrodynamic loading variables, namely the astronomical tides, the...
journal article 2016
Zhong, H. (author), Van Overloop, P.J.A.T.M. (author), Van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author), Tian, X. (author)
The Dutch Lower Rhine Delta, a transitional area between the Rivers Rhine, Meuse and the North Sea, is at risk of flooding induced by infrequent events of storm surges or fluvial floods, or the combination of both. To protect the delta from storm surges, it can be closed off from the sea by large dams and controllable storm surge barriers. Also,...
conference paper 2013