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Gerritsma, Isabel (author)
Degrading mangrove forests and coinciding erosive coastlines is an urgent global concern. Mangroves are essential for their interaction with hydrodynamic and sediment processes at mangrove-mud coasts. Earlier on, solutions were sought in building ’hard’ structures, such as concrete sea walls, to lower incoming wave energy and enhance...
master thesis 2020
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Bakker, Floor (author)
To exploit its socio-economic functions, engineering measures are regularly applied in estuaries. Estuaries are, however, known to be very complex systems. Stemming from this complexity is the generation of a so-called estuarine turbidity maximum (ETM), which poses great siltation problems to the engineering measures. An engineering measure,...
master thesis 2020
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Borsje, Ruben (author)
Demak is a regency within the province of Central Java, Indonesia, with a mud-mangrove coast bordering the Java Sea. The region is facing a rapid retreat of the coastline, threatening the livelihood of a large part of the population. The main cause of the erosion is the deforestation of the green belt of mangroves. This has disturbed the...
master thesis 2019
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Bax, Rutger (author)
This thesis research has been conducted to analyse the sediment dynamics in the Yangon Estuary, in order to define the cause for the sedimentation in Monkey Point Channel. For years, Yangon Port has been suffering from limited accessibility due to the sedimentation in the channel and currently daily dredging is required in order to let ships...
master thesis 2019
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van Domburg, Tim (author)
master thesis 2018
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Speerstra, Han (author)
Bed roughness is an important parameter for the prediction of sediment transport as well as calculating flow conditions near the bed. Numerical models are extensively used to make these predictions. In these models it is fundamental to have proper values for bed roughness. The bed roughness is being estimated using a dataset from an ongoing...
master thesis 2018
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Borsje, Ruben (author)
The Demak coastal area faces severe erosion problems. The main cause of the erosion of the coastline, which is at some places as high as 1.5 km of land, is the deforestation of the green belt of mangroves for the purpose of building fishponds. This has disturbed the delicate sediment balance in the area drastically. The BioManCO project aims to...
student report 2017
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Sijbrandij, Lorraine (author)
Deterioration of the ecological quality within the Markermeer, due to the elimination of natural flushing and a resulting increase in turbidity, has created a need to revitalize the region for the benefit of the local wildlife. One major way in which this is being achieved is through the Marker Wadden, designed as a wetland area featuring a...
master thesis 2017
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Fotis, G. (author)
master thesis 2017
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van den Bosch, B.A.P. (author)
Land reclamations in deltaric areas provide space to meet the demand for a safe place to live and work. Sand, a traditional filling material in some locations is becoming scarcer. An alternative filling material is mud. Mud consists of clay, silt, sand, organic material, water and gas. Therefore, it is a versatile material and difficult to...
master thesis 2016
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Smits, B.P. (author)
Due to the removal of mangrove forests, the coastal zone of Demak district has suffered from severe erosion. One of the proposed solutions to restore the sediment balance and encourage mangrove re-establishment, is the construction of semi-permeable dams. This study aims to optimise the design of such structures. A 2DH site-specific model was...
master thesis 2016
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van Olphen, E.J.C. (author)
A group of islands will be constructed in the lake Markermeer to act as nature reserve for birds, called the Marker Wadden. These islands will be constructed out of soft clay, dredged from the bottom of the lake. Building with soft cohesive soils, also referred to as mud, is still a largely unknown territory. Traditionally, sand is used for land...
master thesis 2016
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Hendriks, H.C.M. (author)
A demand to use mud as fill material for land reclamations has emerged over the past years. Such reclamations start with pumping a muddy suspension into an area enclosed by dikes. The particles in suspension then settle to form a mud layer, so that the supernatant can be removed. This filling process may be repeated several times to completely...
master thesis 2016
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Swart, R.N. (author)
There are many locations where the accumulation of mud poses a problem. In lakes it can have a negative influence on the ecological situation and in port basins it can hinder traffic. Usually these mud deposits are removed periodically with regular dredging vessels. Looking at the continuous nature of the mud deposition and at the trend of an...
master thesis 2015
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Nous, R.J.M. (author)
The joint venture between Boskalis and VolkerWessels is responsible for installing 70 jacket foundations for the Wikinger offshore wind farm. The critical phase in this installation procedure is lowering a jacket foundation template through the wave zone. This installation phase will induce large dynamic loads on the hoisting wire. Lowering...
master thesis 2015
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Groenenboom, J. (author)
The tide-dominated Scheldt estuary is located in the southwest of the Netherlands. From the Dutch-Belgian border seawards, it consists of a system of channels and shoals and an ebb-tidal delta facing the North Sea. The behaviour of non-cohesive (sand) and cohesive (mud) sediment particles in the area are (until now) generally studied using...
master thesis 2015
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Ensing, M.C. (author)
This research aims to provide an understanding of the behaviour of co-disposed coarse (sand) and fine (clay and silt) tailings when discharged into an onshore dredge pond, and the dependence of that behaviour on the sediment composition. This understanding contributes to the ultimate goal of finding a method by which fine tailings can be...
master thesis 2014
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Scheel, F. (author)
Tidal inlet systems, as found in the Dutch Wadden Sea, often feature both sand and mud. Due to differences in sediment properties, sand and mud particles respond different to identical forcing conditions, like short waves and tidal currents. Because of this, sand and mud can get transported to different locations. This process is referred to by...
master thesis 2012
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Johnson, J.O. (author)
In this research, the influence of internal syn-sedimentary structures on the pattern of deposition and distributions of deltaic clastic reservoir deposits in the Tomboy Field Area, offshore Nigeria is investigated using seismic modeling attributes (deposit thickness, root mean square (RMS) and maximum amplitude, structural contours, time slices...
master thesis 2011
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Shaikh, A.M. (author)
With day to day increase in demand for mineral resources, and to meet the industrial and economical requirements, the mineral exploration and production companies are participating actively for innovation of technologies and introducing more environmental friendly practices, along with maximization of their profits. This thesis work summarizes...
master thesis 2010
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