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van Delden, Maud (author)
Along river banks, on the transition zone between the river and see, tidal marshes can develop. The tidal marshes accommodate multiple plant and fish species. As a result of the stressful conditions in tidal marshes, unique intertidal ecology develops. However, due to the densifying of the river banks, tidal marshes are disappearing. <br/...
master thesis 2019
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van Zelst, Vincent (author)
Global flood exposure simulations show that about 600 million people, of which 320 million in urban areas, are at risk to the impacts of global sea-level rise and changing storm intensity and frequency. Increasing availability of data and computational efficiency enables to assess flood hazard on a global scale. Implementation of salt marshes...
master thesis 2018
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Peeters, Lotte (author)
In this thesis, a coupled hydrodynamic, morphodynamic and plant growth model is reviewed. The goal of this model is to simulate plant colonization and channel formation on an initially flat or ascending substrate in a tidal landscape. To be able to simulate these biophysical processes on a small enough scale (while still using the same spatial...
master thesis 2018
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Godfroij, Maartje (author)
The main objective of this thesis is to assess the effectiveness of Nature-based Solutions in reducing flood risk in the Galveston Bay by means of wave attenuation. The methodology to answer these questions consists of both literature review and numerical modelling. The wave height reducing capabilities of marsh vegetation, seagrass meadows and...
master thesis 2017
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Hábetler, Zsófia (author)
The main objective and secondary objective, which corresponds to the in-depth research are as follows:<br/><br/>(1) To develop guidelines for engineers to include salt marshes in hydraulic infrastructure projects, subject to the Building with Nature philosophy.<br/>(2) To investigate the effect of grazing at salt marshes on the coastal...
master thesis 2017
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Marijnissen, R (author)
South of Vancouver, Canada, at the western front of the Fraser Delta lies Sturgeon Bank. The marsh on this intertidal area supports migratory birds and salmon, and it is part of the coastal protection of the city of Richmond. The marsh has faced severe recession of up to 500 m between 1989 – 2011 after having been stable for over 50 years. This...
master thesis 2017
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Attema, Y.H. (author)
The interaction between vegetation and the morphodynamics is considered to be an important process in salt marsh formation and succession. Therefore, the contribution of vegetation modelling on the long-term morphological development of salt marshes is assessed by implementing a vegetation growth model in the morphodynamic modelling software...
master thesis 2014
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Monden, M. (author)
Due to growing human activity in coastal zones, there is an increasing stress on salt marshes all over the world. These intertidal wetlands were often seen as coastal ‘wasteland’ and large areas were reclaimed for urban development and agriculture. In Puget Sound, a system of interconnected marine waterways and basins in the northwest of the...
master thesis 2010
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Van Gilst, T.B. (author)
This report is a study on the possibilities of practising irrigation & drainage at a large scale in tidal lowlands with acid sulphate soils in the humid tropics. The first chapters concern lowlands and their development in Indonesia. It appears that many of these lands become unfertile shortly after reclamation due to oxidation of pyrite,...
master thesis 1992
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