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Shang, H. (author)
The observation of surface water bodies in all weather conditions and better knowledge about inundation patterns are important for water resource management and flood early warning. Microwave radiometers at 37 GHz were applied to observe and study the inundation pattern in large subtropical floodplains in China, i.e. the Poyang Lake and Dongting...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Bangira, T. (author), Alfieri, S.M. (author), Menenti, M. (author), van Niekerk, Adriaan (author), Vekerdy, Zoltán (author)
The Caprivi basin in Namibia has been affected by severe flooding in recent years resulting in deaths, displacements and destruction of infrastructure. The negative consequences of these floods have emphasized the need for timely, accurate and objective information about the extent and location of affected areas. Due to the high temporal...
journal article 2017
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Herrero Huerta, M. (author), Lagüela, S. (author), Alfieri, S.M. (author), Menenti, M. (author)
Remote sensing imagery to monitor global biophysical dynamics requires the availability of thermal infrared data at high temporal and spatial resolution because of the rapid development of crops during the growing season and the fragmentation of most agricultural landscapes. Conversely, no single sensor meets these combined requirements. Data...
conference paper 2017
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Bremer, Karin (author)
Sustainable land and water management in Myanmar are desired since the country is rapidly changing. An analysis of the discharge data and an estimation on the groundwater recharge are desired to obtain this. In this paper, the discharge data of seven gauge stations in the Irrawaddy river are analyzed. Also, a method is described to estimate the...
student report 2017
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Marijnissen, R.J.C. (author), Aarninkhof, S.G.J. (author)
The goal of the study is to map the changes of marsh extent and topography on both Sturgeon Bank and Westham Island between 1980 and now. The study will look for a correlation between the recession and the possible loss of sediment from the banks. If a sediment deficit is a (major) contributor of marsh recession within the...
report 2017
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van der Valk, Dirk (author)
In the Second World War Dutch New Guinea was a strategic battle front for both the Japanese and the Allied forces in the Pacific War. A lot of airstrips were constructed and bombed during this time, of which at least three (Mongosah, Otowari and Sagan) have never been visited after the war. This provided a great opportunity to find potential war...
master thesis 2017
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Qin, Xiaoqiong (author), Liao, Mingsheng (author), Zhang, L (author), Yang, M. (author)
Thermal dilation is a vital component of deformation along the extensive railway network infrastructure. To monitor subtle deformation, the synthetic aperture radar interferometry (InSAR) technique has been adopted as a space-borne geodetic tool. However, InSAR applications in railway stability surveillance have been largely limited by the...
journal article 2017
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Wesselink, Dieuwertje S. (author), Malnes, Eirik (author), Eckerstorfer, Markus (author), Lindenbergh, R.C. (author)
Snow avalanches pose a threat to people and infrastructure in and around Svalbard’s main settlement Longyearbyen. Since January 2016, publically available regional avalanche warnings are issued daily for Nordenskiöld Land, the area around Longyearbyen. Avalanche warning services rely on information of when and where avalanches occur....
journal article 2017
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Pfitzenmaier, L. (author), Dufournet, Y. (author), Unal, C.M.H. (author), Russchenberg, H.W.J. (author)
The interaction of ice crystals with supercooled liquid droplets in mixed-phase clouds leads to an enhanced growth of ice particles. However, such processes are still not clearly understood although they are important processes for precipitation formation in midlatitudes. To better understand how ice particles grow within such clouds, changes...
journal article 2017
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Lu, S. (author), Heemink, A.W. (author), Lin, H.X. (author), Segers, Arjo (author), Fu, Guangliang (author)
Remote sensing, as a powerful tool for monitoring atmospheric phenomena, has been playing an increasingly important role in inverse modeling. Remote sensing instruments measure quantities that often combine several state variables as one. This creates very strong correlations between the state variables that share the same observation variable....
journal article 2017
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Lu, S. (author)
Volcanic eruptions release a large amount of volcanic ash, which can pose hazard to human and animal health, land transportation, and aviation safety. Volcanic Ash Transport and Dispersion (VATD) models are critical tools to provide advisory information and timely volcanic ash forecasts. Due to the complexity and the uncertainty of many dynamic...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Faivre, R.D. (author), Colin, Jérôme (author), Menenti, M. (author)
The parameterization of heat transfer based on remote sensing data, and the Surface Energy Balance System (SEBS) scheme to retrieve turbulent heat fluxes, already proved to be very appropriate for estimating evapotranspiration (ET) over homogeneous land surfaces. However, the use of such a method over heterogeneous landscapes (e.g., semi-arid...
journal article 2017
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Li, Nana (author), Jia, Li (author), Lu, Jing (author), Menenti, M. (author), Zhou, J. (author)
The regional surface soil heat flux (G0) estimation is very important for the large-scale land surface process modeling. However, most of the regional G0 estimation methods are based on the empirical relationship between G0 and the net radiation flux. A physical model based on harmonic analysis was improved (referred to as "HM model") and...
journal article 2017
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Mianabadi, A. (author), Coenders, A.M.J. (author), Shirazi, P. (author), Ghahraman, B. (author), Alizadeh, Amin (author)
Evaporation is a very important flux in the hydrological cycle and links the water and energy balance of a catchment. The Budyko framework is often used to provide a first order estimate of evaporation, since it is a simple model where only rainfall and potential evaporation is required as input. Many researchers have tried to improve the Budyko...
journal article 2017
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Echevarria Icaza, L. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author), van der Hoeven, F.D. (author)
The purpose of this research is to analyse the thermal behaviour of South Holland provincial parks during heat waves, in order to provide design adaptation guidelines to increase their cooling capacity over the hotspots present in their urban surroundings. This research analyses the thermal behaviour of different land use patches (forests,...
journal article 2016
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Gonzalez Gonzalez, F.D.J. (author), Von Gronau, C.J.E. (author), Izeboud, P. (author), Knook, V.G. (author), Veldhuis, S.A. (author)
Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, is under increasing water stress. A rising water demand in the Kathmandu Valley is initiated by urbanisation with a rate of 4.7 % per year and amplified by a growing trend of per capita water consumption. At the same time, water availability seems to deteriorate. However, the severity of the problem is hardly...
master thesis 2016
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Fragkopoulos, T. (author)
The objective of this research is to explore the feasibility of detecting sandy beaches at a high spatial level, using satellite images. A pixel-based classification scheme of the four classes selected (sand, mud, vegetation and gravel) is conducted, using Landsat 8 Top-of-Atmosphere images (years 2014 and 2015) and Google Earth Engine. Moreover...
master thesis 2016
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Kwant, M.D. (author)
The objective of this thesis was analyzing and evaluating different sources of wave data. Wave data from two hindcasts, satellite altimetry and wave buoys were compared with each other in order to validate different data sets. These datasets provided to be useful tools in determining the wave climate along the coast of Myanmar.
student report 2016
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Duijndam, L.M. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Agnindhira, G.P. (author)
master thesis 2016
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