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Broekema, Y.B. (author), Labeur, R.J. (author), Uijttewaal, W.S.J. (author)
Scour in the vicinity of a hydraulic structure may compromise its geotechnical stability or that of nearby structures. Much fundamental research has been dedicated to the understanding and prediction of these processes, in order to enable the efficient design of mitigation measures. While most of these efforts consider laterally uniform flows,...
journal article 2018
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Mooyaart, L.F. (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author)
The risk of flooding in coastal zones is expected to increase due to sea level rise and economic development. In larger bays, estuaries, and coastal waterways, storm surge barriers can be constructed to temporarily close off these systems during storm surges to provide coastal flood protection. Worldwide, 18 storm surge barriers have been...
journal article 2017
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Zhong, H. (author), Van Overloop, P.J. (author), Van Gelder, P. (author), Rijcken, T. (author)
The Rhine River Delta is crucial to the Dutch economy. The Maeslant barrier was built in 1997 to protect the Rhine estuary, with the city and port of Rotterdam, from storm surges. This research takes a simple approach to quantify the influence of the Maeslant storm surge barrier on design water levels behind the barrier. The dikes in the area...
journal article 2012