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Zaldivar Piña, Mayra (author)
In recent years, there has been an increasing need for solutions against the threats that SLR and climate change represent for coastal systems, especially in low lying areas like the SW Dutch coast. Simultaneously, awareness of the impacts that human activities have on natural environments has surged. Integrated and sustainable solutions are...
master thesis 2020
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Botman, Paul (author)
To improve the socioeconomic situation in the Republic of Nicaragua, the government has decided to strengthen the country’s transport infrastructure by building a port on the Caribbean coast. The future port will be in Bluefields Bay, which can be characterised as a lagoon-shaped estuary. The inner basin is connected to the sea by two tidal...
master thesis 2020
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Rajeev, Dhruv (author)
In the future, two enormous challenges face humanity: decreasing the carbon emissions and supporting the growing energy demands in the developing regions of the world. These challenges highlight the need for a greater amount of implementation of renewable energy projects. This thesis tackles one such potential project, the modeling of a tidal...
master thesis 2018
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Kersten, René (author)
Tidal basins are highly dynamic environments with a complex behavior that is often disturbed by human activities. Considering that tidal dynamics have a direct impact on surrounding engineering infrastructures, adjacent coastlines, nature environment and socio-economic human activities, it is crucial to know the impact of human interventions on...
master thesis 2018
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Keulers, Bob (author)
The typically mild slopes of the muddy coastline in the south of Myanmar, enable the tide to propagate deep into the mainland, carrying muddy and saline water. The Nga Moe Yeik Creek (a tributary of the Yangon River) is closed off at the upstream end during the dry season and is subject to high siltation rates. Extensive dredging is necessary to...
master thesis 2018
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Guijt, Kamilla (author)
The Eastern Scheldt basin is protected by a semi-open storm surge barrier that was completed in 1986. In 2015 a set of five turbines was installed in one of the barrier openings as a pilot for tidal energy extraction. Due to the construction of the barrier, the average tidal range and velocities have significantly decreased throughout the basin...
master thesis 2018
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van Til, S.W. (author)
The fairway connecting Holwerd and Nes forms the main transport route between Friesland and Ameland (the Dutch Wadden Sea). It consists of several tidal channels that funnel the majority of the tidal currents propagating through the tidal basin. Over the past decades, several channel bends have expanded leading to a fairway length-increase of...
master thesis 2017
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De Pater, P.D. (author)
The research objective of this thesis is to determine the new hydrodynamic and morphodynamic situation in case the Oosterschelde storm surge barrier is removed, with emphasis on the development of the intertidal area. To reach the objectives of this study a literature study is performed which describes the impact of the Deltaworks. An analytical...
master thesis 2012
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Scheel, F. (author)
Tidal inlet systems, as found in the Dutch Wadden Sea, often feature both sand and mud. Due to differences in sediment properties, sand and mud particles respond different to identical forcing conditions, like short waves and tidal currents. Because of this, sand and mud can get transported to different locations. This process is referred to by...
master thesis 2012
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Vroom, J. (author)
In this thesis the position of tidal divides is studied by means of a simplified model and the Dutch Wadden Sea. To study the parameters influencing the location of the tidal divide, two basins are schematized to a rectangular channel with at each side an incoming tidal wave. These two incoming waves can differ in amplitude and have phase...
master thesis 2011
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Van Oeveren, M.C. (author)
This research has focussed on the identification of the relevant processes behind the long-term fine sediment dynamics. Three main influences were considered: the tide, wind waves and biological stabilization/destabilization. The study was performed by means of computational modelling, within the process-based model, Delft3D. By modelling...
master thesis 2008
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Nortier, R.J. (author)
The Wadden Sea is characterized by barrier islands separated by tidal inlets consisting of a system of inter-tidal flats and channels. It is an ecologically valuable area. Accelerated sea-level rise due to climate change combined with human interference which may cause land subsidence can have significant impact on the Wadden Sea system. A major...
master thesis 2004
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Dongeren, A. (author)
In this report, a model is derived which simulates the behavior of channels and flats in a tidal basin after a change in the exogenous parameters. In chapter 1, a short introduction is given about the context in which this research has been done. Chapter 2 discusses the general features of the tidal inlet system as well as its formation and...
master thesis 1992
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