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Mollema, P.N. (author)
Gravel pit lakes form when gravel is excavated from below the water table of a phreatic or shallow confined aquifer. Typically many of these lakes are concentrated along naturally occurring sedimentary gravel deposits in areas where gravel is needed for construction. Most gravel pit lakes are relatively young features: most are less than 50...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Van Emstede, C.I.C. (author)
The special value that is attributed to historic buildings and structures is the foundation of built heritage conservation and preservation. National guidelines and international charters state that the cultural-historical values attributed to a monument must be leading in drawing up and assessing preservation plans for a monument. To indicate...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Taleghani, M. (author)
The urban heat island (UHI) phenomenon and the dependency of buildings on fossil fuels were the two main issues that formed this dissertation. UHI results in higher air temperatures in dense urban areas compared with their suburbs and rural surroundings. This phenomenon affects human health through thermal discomfort and air pollution....
doctoral thesis 2014
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Rongwiriyaphanich, S. (author)
Previous experiences have shown that the implementation of planning policy does not always lead to the originally intended territorial management outcomes. This issue is particularly crucial when policy ideas, institutions, models and programmes are transferred into places with different cultural settings without adaptations (Knieling and...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Rijke, J.S. (author)
This book addresses pressing challenges of policy makers, planners and project managers in the water sector to successfully implement adaptation action. It draws on case studies about water sensitive urban design (WSUD) in Australia and the Room for the River flood protection programme in the Netherlands. The book explains a procedure for...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Kaspersma, J.M. (author)
International cooperation for reaching development goals has expanded gradually since the 1950s. The effectiveness of the Overseas Development Aid (ODA) has become a topic of great public interest. A growing body of experience exists to demonstrate that finance alone is not sufficient for development, and capacity and knowledge are increasingly...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Heinemann, H.A. (author)
Concrete like materials were already applied during the Roman Empire. After the decline of the Roman Empire, a wide scale application of concrete only reappeared in the 19th century. Here lies also the origin of modern (reinforced) concrete. Since then, both concrete application and composition have significantly changed. Today, concrete from...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Heurkens, E.W.T.M. (author)
Subject of study is Private Sector-led Urban Development Projects. Such projects involve property developers taking a leading role and local authorities adopting a facilitating role in the management of the development of an urban area, based on a framework of public requirements and a formal contractual public-private role division. Such a...
doctoral thesis 2012
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Toussaint, J. (author)
What is the current role of housing wealth in household retirement strategies across the European Union member states? And could this role be extended? This question is often raised by researchers and policymakers, since governments search for ways to cut pensions expenditure in response to ageing populations and the global financial crisis....
doctoral thesis 2011
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Nieboer, N. (author)
Sinds de financiƫle verzelfstandiging van de Nederlandse sociale-huursector in de jaren 80 en 90 van de vorige eeuw hebben woningcorporaties een grotere beleidsverantwoordelijkheid gekregen wat betreft de ontwikkeling van hun woningbestand. Dit heeft geleid tot een verhoogde activiteit in het ontwikkelen van portefeuillebeleid en tot de opkomst...
doctoral thesis 2009
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Van Rij, H.E. (author)
Dutch city dwellers take accessible green areas for granted. They might easily forget that considerable resources and regulations have been applied to protect and improve these areas. This dissertation considers the implications if, in line with the neo-liberalization of the state, this approach changes. A multi-theory approach based on Grounded...
doctoral thesis 2008
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Carton, L.J. (author)
In this thesis, the practice of map-making and map use is studied among actors involved in spatial planning and water management. The socio-technical mechanisms between knowlegde production and policymaking in Dutch regional planning make up the central object of study, with map images as observable artefacts. In many instances, maps seem to be...
doctoral thesis 2007
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Van Loenen, B. (author)
Within information societies, information availability is a key issue affecting societyĆ¢s well being. The infrastructure underlying the foundation of the information society may be referred to as the information infrastructure. A geographic information infrastructure (GII) supports the information infrastructure with regard to geographic...
doctoral thesis 2006
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Kooijman, D.C. (author)
Machine and Theater, Design Concepts for Shop Buildings is a richly illustrated study of the architectural and urban development of retail buildings, focusing on six essential shop types: the passage and the department store in particular in Germany and France in the nineteenth century; supermarkets and malls and their relation to the...
doctoral thesis 1999
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Oude Essink, G.H.P. (author)
doctoral thesis 1996
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Mostert, E. (author)
doctoral thesis 1995
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Rutten, B.J.C.M. (author)
doctoral thesis 1995
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Houben, J.M.J.F. (author)
doctoral thesis 1989
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Priemus, H. (author)
doctoral thesis 1968
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Priemus, H. (author)
doctoral thesis 1968
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