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Muller, J.R.M. (author)
The City of Galveston is protected from extreme storm impact by a 17-km concrete seawall facing the Gulf of Mexico. Recent investigations have shown that the seawall may not be sufficient any more to protect against a 1 in 100 year design storm. Since raising the seawall disconnects the city from the beach and may be very costly, a hybrid...
student report 2017
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Van Bemmelen, C.W.T. (author)
The applicability of the open source model XBeach was tested for pocket beaches in this paper. First, schematized model setups have been used to assess the performance of XBeach qualitatively. It was found that adjustments of the initial bed were required to obtain the expected hydrodynamic conditions. The default sediment advection calibration...
student report 2017
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Dekker, M. (author), Leijnse, T. (author), Simonse, J. (author), Van Westen, B. (author)
This main objective of this report is to find the cause of the erosion problem and to design a solution for the problematic situation in front of the Iberostar Varadero Hotel, Cuba. This hotel is situated in the eastern part of the Peninsula of Hicacos. For almost 40 years erosion problems are present at this location and need direct attention....
student report 2017
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Vrolijk, E.F. (author), Poelhekke, L. (author), Schlepers, M.H. (author), De Boer, G.G. (author)
In the North of Cuba, the Oasis beach area is situated. The beach suffers from structural erosion and earlier measures to deal with this have not succeeded. In this project, a solution is offered to reach two goals: foremost, a beach improvement to the Oasis beach sector and second, a halt to the structural erosion in the sector in order to...
student report 2014
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