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Niazi, Muhammad Hassan Khan (author)
The increasing frequency and intensity of extreme events due to global warming and climate change is increasing flood risk. To act, rather than react, nature-based solutions (NBS) involving vegetation and wetlands are being explored on top of conventional solutions like dikes. WHY? There was a dire need for global study quantifying the potential...
master thesis 2019
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Stam, Martine (author)
Flood defenses are important to keep large parts of the Netherlands dry. These primary flood defences<br/>are every twelve years assessed on safety during the Dutch national safety assessment. In 2017, the new<br/>safety standards (WBI2017) were introduced. These stricter standards caused that in total 251 km of the<br/>primary flood defences...
master thesis 2018