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Vromen, Tom (author)
There is a demand by Rijkswaterstaat for CO2-neutral sustainable methods and technologies to maintain the Dutch coastline. The Zandwindmolen is a fixed CO2-neutral dredge, transport and nourishment concept that nourishes sediment continuously. The purpose of using a Zandwindmolen is to provide the entire surrounding area where the Zandwindmolen...
master thesis 2022
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Bles, Matthijs (author)
Mangroves are productive ecosystems. Degradation of mangroves has been observed since the 1970s, due to a variety of reasons. Successful rehabilitation focuses on restoring conditions suitable for mangroves. Sediment availability has been shown to positively impact mangrove growth. Therefore, it can likely play a role in mangrove rehabilitation....
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van Duuren, Karsten (author)
The Rhine-Meuse delta is characterized by the presence of many scour holes. Koopmans (2017) showed that these scour holes have very different growth rates, even if they are located within the same river branch. Most likely this is caused by either the heterogeneous subsoil, the presence of hydraulic structures, the geometry of the river or...
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Brand, Evelien (author), Ramaekers, Gemma (author), Lodder, Q.J. (author)
The Dutch coast is one of the most heavily nourished coasts globally. An average of 12 mln. m3 is annually added to the coastline of only 432 km for dynamic coastline conservation. This study provides an overview of the operational aspects of the more than 300 nourishments for coastline maintenance that have been performed since the 1990s and...
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Lodder, Q.J. (author), Slinger, J (author)
The development of the Coastal Genesis 2 research programme and its role in contributing to Dutch coastal policy are described in the paper. The organisation of policy development related to coastal flood risk and erosion in The Netherlands is addressed, highlighting the division of responsibilities between the policy and operational...
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Lodder, Q.J. (author), Huismans, Y. (author), Elias, Edwin (author), de Looff, Harry (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
The sediment exchange between the Dutch Wadden Sea and the North Sea coastal zone is of key importance to Dutch coastal management. Net sediment import from the coastal zone to the Wadden Sea results in coastal erosion which needs to be compensated through nourishments. At the same time net sediment import is the source of sediment for the...
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Wijsman, Jeroen W.M. (author), Craeymeersch, Johan A. (author), Herman, P.M.J. (author)
Epifauna and infauna are often sampled by different types of sampling devices including grabs, and dredges, depending on various factors such as local environmental conditions, research questions and available budget. Because grabs and dredges have a different species-specific selectivity, both methods could be complementary but for some...
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Kroon, J. (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), de Vries, S. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author)
Sandy nourishments can provide additional sediment to the coastal system to maintain its recreational or safety function under rising sea levels. These nourishments can be implemented at sandy beach systems, but can also be used to reinforce gray coastal infrastructure (e.g., dams, dikes, seawalls). The Hondsbossche Dunes project is a combined...
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Rutteman, Hoyte (author)
The Sandwindmill system could decarbonize the Dutch coastal protection whilst harmonizing with the building with nature approach. The system consists of a pipeline connecting an offshore borrow location to a nearshore area, where the mined sediment is discharged. The equipment is powered by wind turbines. As long as the wind blows sufficiently,...
master thesis 2021
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Harlequin, Denzel (author)
Ebb-tidal deltas play a key role in the morphology of barrier coastlines and tidal inlet systems as they serve as a natural source of sediment. They are typified by a dynamic morphology that interacts with the adjacent coastlines and sponsors a unique ecological habitat. Under increasing socio-economic, ecological and climate-induced constraints...
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van Maanen, Gerard (author)
The coastline near Domburg, in the southwest delta of the Netherlands, has been preserved with sand for three decades. Maintenance was conducted on the beach between the low water line and the dune foot every 4 years. To extent this interval, a shoreface nourishment was implemented in 2017 and was supplemented with a beach nourishment in 2019....
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Shek, Ka-Way (author)
In the past decades, beach nourishments have been widely applied along the coast of the Netherlands. Different studies on beach nourishment have been conducted over the years. Most of these studies regard the design, execution method, morpho- and hydrodynamic behaviour, and ecological impact. However, the relationship between the design aspects...
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Lambregts, Paula (author)
A large part of the Dutch coast, the barrier islands in the Wadden Sea included, would be eroding if the deficit in the total sediment budget was not compensated for through nourishments. Ebb-tidal deltas have an important function within the coastal system that make them of interest for coastal defence as a source and transport path for sand to...
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Pearson, S.G. (author), Elias, E.P. (author), van Ormondt, M. (author), Roelvink, F.E. (author), Lambregts, P. (author), Wang, Z.B. (author), van Prooijen, B.C. (author)
Estuaries and coasts can be conceptualized as connected networks of water and sediment fluxes. These dynamic geomorphic systems are governed by waves, tides, wind, and river input, and evolve according to complex nonlinear transport processes. To predict their evolution, we need to better understand the pathways that sediment takes from source...
conference paper 2021
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Ferreira, M. (author), Coelho, C. (author), Silva, P.A. (author)
Barra-Vagueira coastal stretch, located downdrift of the Aveiro Harbour, NW coast of Portugal, is anerosion hotspot, presenting,in the last 50 years,erosion rates that reached 8m/year(Santoset al.,2014).Thiscoast is subject to a very energetic wave climate, inducing a net littoral transport from North to South that reaches valuesaround 106m3...
conference paper 2021
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Vander Cam, Quentin (author)
The tidal channels in the Eastern Scheldt basin, are out of equilibrium due to the reduced tidal prism as a consequence of the construction of the Storm Surge Barrier in 1986. An estimated 500 million cubic meters of sediment is required in order to reduce the cross-sectional areas of the tidal channels such that the system reaches a new...
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Hoogendoorn, Hugo (author)
Sandy beaches can be found all over the world and are on the interface between the sea and the land. Important functions of beaches are the protection of the inland to the forces of the sea and providing local opportunities in recreation. The impact of storm events on the beach is therefore an important topic of research especially with future...
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Pearson, S.G. (author), Elias, E.P.L. (author), van Ormondt, M (author), Roelvink, F.E. (author), Lambregts, P.M. (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author)
Estuaries and coasts can be conceptualized as connected networks of water and sediment fluxes. These dynamic geomorphic systems are governed by waves, tides, wind, and river input, and evolve according to complex nonlinear transport processes. To predict their evolution, we need to better understand the pathways that sediment takes from source...
conference paper 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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van Bergen, J. (author), Mulder, J. (author), Nijhuis, S. (author), Poppema, D. (author), Wijnberg, K. (author), Kuschnerus, M. (author)
Sandy shores worldwide suffer from coastal erosion due to a lack of sediment input and sea-level rise. In response, coastal sand nourishments are executed using ‘Building with Nature’ techniques (BwN), in which the sand balance is amplified and natural dynamics are instrumental in the redistribution of sand, cross- and alongshore. These...
journal article 2021
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