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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...
journal article 2022
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....
journal article 2021
van der Werf, J. (author), de Vet, P.L.M. (author), Boersema, M. P. (author), Bouma, T.J. (author), Nolte, A. J. (author), Schrijvershof, R. A. (author), Soissons, L. M. (author), Stronkhorst, J. (author), van Zanten, E. (author), Ysebaert, T. (author)
The Eastern Scheldt, a tidal basin in the southwest of The Netherlands, underwent large physical and ecological changes due to a system-wide human interference. The construction of a storm surge barrier at the seaward side and closure of the upstream branches in the 1980s resulted in intertidal flat erosion. This has far reaching consequences...
journal article 2019