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Carton, L.J. (author)
In this thesis, the practice of map-making and map use is studied among actors involved in spatial planning and water management. The socio-technical mechanisms between knowlegde production and policymaking in Dutch regional planning make up the central object of study, with map images as observable artefacts. In many instances, maps seem to be...
doctoral thesis 2007
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Hoes, O.A.C. (author)
The subject of this dissertation is flooding in lowland areas caused by intense precipitation. The probability of flooding will increase when we do not adapt our water systems. For example because of expected changes in climate and the consequences of subsidence, sea level rise, and urbanization. While the probability of flooding will increase,...
doctoral thesis 2007
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Visser, B. (author)
This study aims at aiming an insight into the rainfall in the Netherlands with regard to the determination of the desirable capacity of draining-mills. With this end in view a statistical investigation has been made of the data of the daily quantities of rain during the years 1890 up to 1939 inclusive, at Boskoop, Leeghwater and Hoorn. First of...
doctoral thesis 1947