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Anonymus, N.N. (author)
In the last decade, the Fourth National Policy Document on Water Management (Vierde Nota waterhuishouding), the Water Management in the 21st Century Advisory Committee (Commissie Waterbeheer 21e eeuw) and the National Administrative Agreement on Water (Nationaal Bestuursakkoord Water) represented an important impulse for water management. With...
report 2009
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Priemus, H. (author)
This contribution deals with the impact of the credit crunch on the Dutch housing market and the policy responses of the Dutch government so far. Reinhart and Rogoff have presented an overview of credit crises after WW II: what are the general characteristics and impacts? Also in the Netherlands, banking problems were imported from the US. The...
journal article 2009
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Van Overmeeren, A.J. (author), Gruis, V.H. (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author)
This article analyzes the function, design, and effects of a method to assess the performance of housing associations in the Netherlands. First, the roles of performance assessment are discussed from three perspectives: the association as an agent for the central government; the association as a facilitator of local stakeholders’ needs; and the...
journal article 2009
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Spaans, M. (author), Louw, E. (author)
As a result of new legislation and regulations, changing governance structures and other trends such as globalisation spatial planning and development practices change. Although many countries face the same trends, these are often translated on a tailor-made basis into planning practice. Can we learn from each other? In this paper we compare...
conference paper 2009
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Nieboer, N. (author)
Sinds de financiële 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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Nieboer, N. (author)
Sinds de financiële 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...
book 2009
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Duong, H. (author), Lindenbergh, R. (author), Pfeifer, N. (author), Vosselman, G. (author)
Since 2003, the full-waveform laser altimetry system onboard NASA's Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) has acquired a worldwide elevation database. ICESat data are widely applied for change detection of ice sheet mass balance, forest structure estimation, and digital terrain model generation of remote areas. ICESat's measurements...
journal article 2009
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Van Colen, C. (author), Montserrat, F. (author), Verbist, K. (author), Vincx, M. (author), Steyaert, M. (author), Vanaverbeke, J. (author), Herman, P.M.J. (author), Degraer, S. (author), Ysebaert, T. (author)
To assess the role of macrofauna-mediated sediment changes on nematode community recovery, we examined the temporal development of macrobenthos, nematode communities and sediment properties following hypoxia in 16 m2 replicated plots over a 6 mo period. Hypoxia drastically changed nematode community composition (i.e. reduced diversity and...
journal article 2009
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Wiggers, C.J.I. (author)
The Delft Sandstone Member (Late Valanginian, Early Cretaceous) is part of the Delfland Subgroup that is deposited in the West Netherlands Basin, in the southwestern part of the Netherlands. It is the target sandstone for the Delft Aardwarmte Project, that is planning to produce hot water from this sandstone. A detailed reservoir-geological...
bachelor thesis 2009
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Brunia, S. (author), Hartjes-Gosselink, A.M. (author)
Purpose – Personalization and the non-territorial office seem to be contradicting concepts. It is generally accepted that it is not possible to personalize workplaces in environments where no fixed individual workplaces are allocated. However, people seem to have a human need of personalization. Personalization can be done in different ways and...
journal article 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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Lévy-Vroelant, C. (author), Reinprecht, C. (author), Wassenberg, F. (author)
European social housing history can be interpreted through the combination of two complementary notions: path dependency and change. Socio-political experiences and practices at the national, regional or municipal level are potentially powerful determinants of historical developments—an idea known as path dependency. However, they do not stop...
book chapter 2008
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Wassenberg, F. (author)
The social housing sector in the Netherlands is the largest in Europe. Social housing dominates in many urban neighbourhoods, and contemporary urban renewal in the Netherlands focuses on areas where housing associations own the majority of the stock. At the same time, urban renewal means more than just renewal of housing; rather, it is...
book chapter 2008
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Schaepman, M. (author)
A key factor in making a shopping center a success, one that should be considered from the start of the development, is the management. The shopping center management is responsible for carrying out the concept of the shopping center and adjusting it, if necessary, to the needs of changing society. The internationalisation and strong shopping...
master thesis 2008
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Bijlsma, E. (author)
In September 2007 two prototype pilot tests were constructed along the Dutch coast with an experimental, polymer based revetment. An area of 490 m2 was put on a dike slope in the Eastern-Scheldt basin, and another 385 m2 on the horizontal surface of a beach groyne near the Pettemer Zeewering along the North-Sea coast. The revetment consists of...
master thesis 2008
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Deltacommissie (author)
The government asked the Delta Committee to come up with recommendations on how to protect the Dutch coast and the low-lying hinterland against the consequences of climate change. The issue is how the Netherlands can be made climate proof over the very long term: safe against flooding, while still remaining an attractive place to live, to reside...
report 2008
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Van de Velde, D.M. (author), Lutje Schipholt, L.R. (author), Veeneman, W.W. (author)
The competitive tendering regime introduced in The Netherlands in 2001 aims at stimulating innovation in service design. One can observe, in the meantime, a variety of arrangements as transport authorities vary considerably in the level of service design freedom they give to operators, both in tendering and within contracts. This paper presents...
journal article 2008
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Van der Veen, R.A.C. (author)
master thesis 2007
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Elsinga, M. (author), Wassenberg, F. (author)
Nowhere else in Europe does social housing dominate the housing market as it does in the Netherlands. Over one third of all households rent a social-sector dwelling. There are 2.4 million social rented dwellings, a number that has been stable during the last decade. Almost all social housing is owned by housing associations. These have to act on...
book chapter 2007
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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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