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Slinger, J.H. (author)
Small, intermittently open or closed estuaries are characteristic of the coasts of South Africa, Australia, California, Mexico and many other areas of the world. However, modelling attention has tended to focus on big estuaries that drain large catchments and serve a wide diversity of interests e.g. agriculture, urban settlement, recreation,...
journal article 2016
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Onencan, A.M. (author), Kortmann, L.J. (author), Kulei, F. (author), Enserink, B. (author)
Every 2 to 7 years, Kenya experiences a reoccurrence of El-Niño rains leading to loss of life and massive damage to property. The 1997/98 El-Niño floods affected 1.5 million persons and led to an estimated USD 1.2 billion infrastructural damage, USD 236 million agricultural damage and USD 9 million on other losses (property, soil erosion,...
journal article 2016
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Onencan, A.M. (author), Enserink, B. (author), van de Walle, B.A. (author), Chelang'a, J. (author)
Scenarios are valuable tools that could support decision making under deep uncertainty, nevertheless, their potential remains untapped. The paper explores whether participatory scenario construction in the form of stories coupled with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2100 projections may contribute to increased utility of...
journal article 2016
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Storm, S.T.H. (author)
Mainstream climate economics takes global warming seriously, but perplexingly concludes that the optimal economic policy is to almost do nothing about it. This conclusion can be traced to just a few “normative” assumptions, over which there exists fundamental disagreement amongst economists. This paper explores two axes of this disagreement. The...
journal article 2016
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Storm, S.T.H. (author), Mir, G.U.R. (author)
We assess the Carbon-Kuznets-Curve hypothesis using internationally consistent and comparable production-based versus consumption-based CO2 emissions data for 40 countries(and 35 industries) during 1995-2007 from the World Input Output Database (WIOD). Theestimates for per capita CO2 emissions are truly comprehensive as these include all...
report 2016
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report 2016
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van der Lugt, P. (author), Bongers, F (author), Vogtländer, J.G. (author)
In the global climate agreements made during COP 21 in Paris, the role of forests and wood products have gained more attention considering their important impact – both negative and positive – through deforestation, forest conservation, afforestation and increasing application of wood in durable (construction) products acting as carbon sink. A...
conference paper 2016
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Echevarria Icaza, L. (author), van der Hoeven, F.D. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
The urban heat island effect is often associated with large metropolises. However, in the Netherlands even small cities will be affected by the phenomenon in the future (Hove et al., 2011), due to the dispersed or mosaic urbanisation patterns in particularly the southern part of the country: the province of North Brabant. This study analyses the...
journal article 2016
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Meng, M. (author), Dabrowski, M.M. (author)
Based on the framework of governance adapted from the work of Patsy Healey and drawing on the case of Guangzhou, which is regarded as the most vulnerable city in China to flooding and waterlogging, this paper adds to the literature on urban climate change adaptation. It does so by shedding light on the history of the city’s struggle against the...
conference paper 2016
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Matthes, S (author), Grewe, V. (author), Lee, D (author), Linke, F. (author), Shine, Keith (author), Stromatas, Stavros (author)
Trajectory optimisation is one option to reduce air traffic impact on environment. A multidimensional environmental assessment framework is needed to optimize impact on climate, local air quality and noise simultaneously. An interface between flight planning and environmental impact information can be established with environmental cost...
conference paper 2016
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Hoppe, T. (author), Van Bueren, E.M. (author)
Cities form the key context within which social, economic and environmental challenges for sustainable development will manifest in the years to come. As they face the grand societal challenges of climate change and the greening of energy systems, city governments are confronted with the challenge of designing and implementing workable policy...
journal article 2015
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Leonhardt, G. (author), Kuzniecow Bacchin, T. (author), Mair, M. (author), Zischg, J. (author), Ljung, S. (author), Rogers, B. (author), Goldkuhl, L. (author), Gustafsson, A. (author), Sitzenfrei, R. (author), Blecken, G. (author), Ashley, R. (author), Rauch, W. (author), van Timmeren, A. (author), Viklander, M. (author)
The city of Kiruna in Northern Sweden has become known for the need to relocate major parts of the city. Current and future mining activities in the world’s largest underground iron ore mine are the cause of land subsidence that requires relocation of substantial parts of the town including its water infrastructure. Figure 1 shows the area...
conference paper 2015
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Roth, M. (author), Buishand, T.A. (author), Jongbloed, G. (author)
Rainfall extremes are thought to have increased over recent years. Typically linear trends have been considered to describe the temporal evolution of high quantiles of the daily rainfall distribution. For long records it is important to allow more flexibility. Quantile regression methods are available to estimate monotone trends for single...
journal article 2015
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Van Loon, F.D. (author), Pouderoijen, M.T. (author), Alberini, E. (author), Dijkstra, C.M. (author), Hagen, S.R. (author), De Jong, M. (author), Kiliço?lu, I.D. (author), Koukouvelou, A. (author), Mekel, M.L. (author), Schotting, K. (author), Shao, S. (author), Sun, X. (author), Terzi, O. (author), De Waal, W. (author), Van der Wal, I.A. (author), Zhang, B. (author)
Booklet of the elective course AR0048 2014/2015 ‘Landscape Architecture ON site - being part of Oerol’, an elective course of the MSc2 - Chair of Landscape Architecture at the TU Delft.
book 2015
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Orcesi, A. (author), Chemineau, H. (author), Van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author), Van Erp, H.R.N. (author), Lin, P.H. (author), Obel Nielsen, K. (author), Pedersen, C. (author)
conference paper 2015
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Lin, Y.T. (author)
Recognizing that climate risk is a real threat to the environment and society, spatial planning plays a key role in developing adaptation policy responses as well as in integrating the territorial or spatial impacts of governmental sectoral policies. Planning for adaptation through policy intervention will speed up the implementation of climate...
conference paper 2015
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Vleugel, J.M. (author), Bal, F. (author)
Transport vehicles contribute to the on going rise in emissions of CO2 worldwide and emit large amounts of NOx and PM10. The growing demand for container transport is only sustainable if transport becomes ‘greener’. There are innovations, which unite economic and environmental interests. One example it the ongoing increase in ship size, which...
conference paper 2015
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Van der Dussen, J.J. (author)
Clouds have a strong net cooling effect on our planet, as they reflect a large part of the incident solar radiation. To be able to make accurate forecasts of the global climate, cloudiness should therefore be correctly represented by climate models. Currently, however there are large differences in the forecasted temperature increase among...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Roders, M.J. (author)
It is globally recognised that action needs to be taken to address the negative effects of climate change. These effects, such as more extreme rainfall, may threaten the quality of life of those living in urban environments. Increasing the implementation of climate change adaptation measures is addressed in this thesis by engaging the...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Van Dorsser, J.C.M. (author)
This thesis addresses how a new method for the evaluation of policies with a very long term impact on the Dutch Inland Waterway Transport (IWT) system can be developed. It proposes an outline for a very long term transport model, prepares a number of very long term scenarios, and indicates that a different perspective on economic growth and...
doctoral thesis 2015
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