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Mestdagh, Sebastiaan (author), Amiri Simkooei, A. (author), van der Reijden, Karin J. (author), Koop, L. (author), O'Flynn, Sarah (author), Snellen, M. (author), Van Sluis, Christiaan (author), Govers, Laura L. (author), Simons, D.G. (author), Herman, P.M.J. (author), Olff, Han (author), Ysebaert, Tom (author)
High-resolution surveying techniques of subtidal soft-bottom seafloor habitats show higher small-scale variation in topography and sediment type than previously thought, but the ecological relevance of this variation remains unclear. In addition, high-resolution surveys of benthic fauna show a large spatial variability in community...
journal article 2020
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Guo, Y. (author), Zhao, Chunfa (author), Markine, V.L. (author), Jing, Guoqing (author), Zhai, Wanming (author)
The discrete element method (DEM) has been confirmed as an effective numerical method for modelling railway ballast, and successfully used to analyse a wide range of ballast-related applications (e.g. geomaterials). However, there still exists some aspects under development. Among them, the model calibration can be the most significant one ...
review 2020
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Mashhoodi, B. (author), Stead, D. (author), van Timmeren, A. (author)
Household energy consumption (HEC) is affected by a variety of determinants. In addition to the level of HEC in 2612 residential zones in the Netherlands (the so-called wijk) in 2014, this dataset provides a geographically-referenced data of 11 determinants of HEC on: (1) socioeconomic characteristics - namely income per capita, household...
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de Vet, P.L.M. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Colosimo, I. (author), Ysebaert, T. (author), Herman, P.M.J. (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
Dredging of navigation channels in estuaries affects estuarine morphology and ecosystems. In the Western Scheldt, a two-channel estuary in the Netherlands, the navigation channel is deepened and the sediment is relocated to other parts of the estuary. We analyzed the response of an intertidal flat to sediment disposals in its adjacent channel...
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Le, T.B. (author), Crosato, A. (author), Montes Arboleda, A. (author)
The Dutch River Waal, a branch of the Rhine, has been trained for centuries to mitigate the effects of ice-jams and improve navigation. The works, started in 1850, involved river straightening and narrowing by a series of transverse groynes. Besides fulfilling their goal, the groynes also created the need to raise flood protection works and...
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Huisman, B.J.A. (author)
Increasingly large sand nourishments are used for the maintenance of sandy coasts around the world. There is, however, still very limited understanding of their behaviour (i.e. redistribution) and effects on the marine environment. This PhD thesis explores the morphological reshaping of shoreface nourishments (i.e. long bunds of sand placed at...
doctoral thesis 2019
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van der Werf, J. (author), de Vet, P.L.M. (author), Boersema, M. P. (author), Bouma, T.J. (author), Nolte, A. J. (author), Schrijvershof, R. A. (author), Soissons, L. M. (author), Stronkhorst, J. (author), van Zanten, E. (author), Ysebaert, T. (author)
The Eastern Scheldt, a tidal basin in the southwest of The Netherlands, underwent large physical and ecological changes due to a system-wide human interference. The construction of a storm surge barrier at the seaward side and closure of the upstream branches in the 1980s resulted in intertidal flat erosion. This has far reaching consequences...
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Guo, Y. (author), Markine, V.L. (author), Zhang, X. (author), Qiang, Weile (author), Jing, Guoquig (author)
The performance and deformation of ballast bed are significantly influenced by the particle morphology (size and shape), the rheology (translation and rotation), and the degradation (breakage and abrasion). Regarding the ballast particle morphology, the ballast particle size is generally measured by sieving and described with the Particle Size...
review 2019
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Klijn, F. (author), Asselman, Nathalie (author), Mosselman, E. (author), Sperna Weiland, Frederiek (author)
Door klimaatverandering verandert het afvoerregime van onze grote rivieren. Hoogwaters worden hoger en frequenter, laagwaters lager en langduriger. Hoe we daarop reageren hangt af van hoe we klimaatverandering zien: als opgave, of als kans om onvolkomenheden aan te pakken. In dit artikel presenteren we aanzetten voor een meer geo-ecologisch...
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Huisman, B.J.A. (author), Walstra, Dirk Jan R. (author), Radermacher, Max (author), de Schipper, M.A. (author), Ruessink, B. Gerben (author)
Shoreface nourishments are commonly applied for coastal maintenance, but their behaviour is not well understood. Bathymetric data of 19 shoreface nourishments located at alongshore uniform sections of the Dutch coast were therefore analyzed and used to validate an efficient method for predicting the erosion of shoreface nourishments. Data shows...
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van Denderen, R. Pepijn (author), Schielen, R.M.J. (author), Straatsma, Menno W. (author), Kleinhans, Maarten G. (author), Hulscher, Suzanne J.M.H. (author)
Side channels are commonly constructed to reduce the flood risk or to increase the ecological value of a river. Such artificial side channels generally aggrade. We categorize the development of side channels based on the sediment that is deposited in these channels. Based on this categorization, we determine the main mechanisms that affect their...
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Fanalista, F. (author), Birnie, A.T.F. (author), Maan, R. (author), Burla, Federica (author), Charles usagé Charles-Carty, K.V. (author), Pawlik, G. (author), Deshpande, S.R. (author), Koenderink, Gijsje H. (author), Dogterom, A.M. (author), Dekker, C. (author)
Bottom-up biology is an expanding research field that aims to understand the mechanisms underlying biological processes via in vitro assembly of their essential components in synthetic cells. As encapsulation and controlled manipulation of these elements is a crucial step in the recreation of such cell-like objects, microfluidics is...
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Ahmed, S. (author), Meenar, Mahbubur (author), Alam, Ashraful (author)
In a warming world, urban environmental stresses are exacerbated by population-increase-induced development of grey infrastructure that usually leaves minimal scope for blue (and green) elements and processes, potentially resulting in mismanagement of stormwater and flooding issues. This paper explores how urban growth planning in the...
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Berghauser Pont, Meta (author), Stavroulaki, Gianna (author), Gil, Jorge (author), Marcus, Lars (author), Olsson, Jesper (author), Sun, Kailun (author), Serra, Miguel (author), Hausleitner, B. (author), Dhanani, Ashley (author), Legeby, Ann (author)
Typologies have always played an important role in urban planning and design practice and formal studies have been central to the field of urban morphology. These studies have predominantly been of a historical-qualitative nature and do not support quantitative comparisons between urban areas and between different cities, nor offer the precise...
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Weide, Guido (author), Sloot, Lizeth (author), Oudenhoven, Laura (author), Jaspers, Richard T. (author), Harlaar, J. (author), Buizer, Annemieke (author), Bar-On, Lynn (author)
Comprehensive instrumented muscle and joint assessments should be considered when prescribing Botulinum NeuroToxin-A (BoNT-A) treatment in spastic paresis. In a child with spastic paresis, comprehensive evaluation following treatment with BoNT-A, serial casting, and physiotherapy showed that short-term improvements in gait occurred without...
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Zhu, C. (author), Guo, Leicheng (author), van Maren, D.S. (author), Tian, Bo (author), Wang, Xianye (author), He, Qing (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
The morphology of the Yangtze Estuary has changed substantially at decadal time scales in response to natural processes, local human interference and reduced sediment supply. Due to its high sediment load, the morphodynamic response time of the estuary is short, providing a valuable semi-natural system to evaluate large-scale estuarine...
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Le, T.B. (author)
Rivers have been trained for centuries by series of transverse groynes. This generally results in damages to their ecosystems as well as in undesirable longterm morphological developments. We analyze here the possibility to train rivers in a new way by subdividing their channel in parallel channels with specific functions with longitudinal...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Cai, J. (author)
The research investigates How can the morphological approach in combination with the pattern language approach assist urban designers to achieve historical continuity in urban design both on theory and application levels.<br/>This research overviews the developments and applications of the two approaches worldwide with a special emphasis on the...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Wohl, Sharon (author)
This dissertation builds upon research that considers how cities operate as Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS). It focuses on how certain characteristics of urban form can support an urban environment's capacity to self-organize, enabling emergent features to appear that, while unplanned, remain highly functional. The main thrust of the work is to...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Guo, Y. (author), Markine, V.L. (author), Song, Jianing (author), Jing, Guoqing (author)
Ballast track is the most widely used track for the railway transport, and ballast bed plays a significant role to provide resistances during train operation. Generally, the ballast bed consists of crushed stones. To achieve the mitigation of ballast degradation, the first priority is to describe the degradation development and to study its...
journal article 2018
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