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de Wilde, Tim (author)
A managed realignment is the landward relocation of a flood defence to re-establish tidal exchange on formerly reclaimed land. In a managed realignment, the newly formed intertidal area acts together with the realigned dike as a nature-based flood defence system. In this thesis, the focus is on the managed realignment of Perkpolder, a former...
master thesis 2022
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Gamal Mezieda, Mohammed (author), Siele, Meles (author), Crosato, A. (author)
conference paper 2022
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Pearson, S.G. (author), Verney, Romaric (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Tran, Duc (author), Hendriks, H.C.M. (author), Jacquet, Matthias (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
Quantifying and characterizing suspended sediment is essential to successful monitoring and management of estuaries and coastal environments. To quantify suspended sediment, optical and acoustic backscatter instruments are often used. Optical backscatter systems are more sensitive to mud particles (<63 μm) and flocs, whereas acoustic...
journal article 2021
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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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Colosimo, I. (author), de Vet, P.L.M. (author), van Maren, D.S. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author), Winterwerp, J.C. (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author)
Sediment transport over intertidal flats is driven by a combination of waves, tides, and wind-driven flow. In this study we aimed at identifying and quantifying the interactions between these processes. A five week long dataset consisting of flow velocities, waves, water depths, suspended sediment concentrations, and bed level changes was...
journal article 2020
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Storms, J.E.A. (author), Beylich, Achim A. (author), Hansen, Louise (author), Waldmann, Nicolas (author)
This paper reconstructs the sedimentation volumes and patterns, suspended sediment yields, wind‐induced circulation patterns and sediment trapping efficiency of Lake Strynevatnet, western Norway as an integrated source to sink system. The lake became deglaciated ca 11 ky cal bp, with glacio‐isostatic uplift isolating the basin from the nearby...
journal article 2020
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Simmons, S. M. (author), Azpiroz Zabala, M. (author), Cartigny, M. J.B. (author), Clare, M. A. (author), Cooper, C. (author), Parsons, D. R. (author), Pope, E. L. (author), Sumner, E. J. (author), Talling, P. J. (author)
Turbidity currents transport prodigious volumes of sediment to the deep sea. But there are very few direct measurements from oceanic turbidity currents, ensuring they are poorly understood. Recent studies have used acoustic Doppler current profilers (ADCPs) to measure velocity profiles of turbidity currents. However, there were no detailed...
journal article 2020
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Lin, J. (author), He, Qing (author), Guo, Leicheng (author), van Prooijen, Bram (author), Wang, Zhengbing (author)
Accurate measurement of suspended sediment concentration (SSC) in highly turbid environments has been a problem due to optical or acoustic signal saturation and attenuation. The saturation returns a limited measurement range, and the attenuation raises an ambiguity problem that a low optical or acoustic output could mean a low or a high SSC....
journal article 2020
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Juez, Carmelo (author), Schärer, C. (author), Jenny, H. (author), Schleiss, A. J. (author), Franca, M.J. (author)
Overbank sedimentation is predominantly due to fine sediments transported under suspension that become trapped and settle in floodplains when high-flow conditions occur in rivers. In a compound channel, the processes of exchanging water and fine sediments between the main channel and floodplains regulate the geomorphological evolution and are...
journal article 2019
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Dijkstra, Y.M. (author), Schuttelaars, H.M. (author), Winterwerp, J.C. (author)
Over the last few decades, some estuaries have undergone a transition to a hyperturbid state, characterised by suspended sediment concentrations of several grammes per litre averaged over the water column. To improve our understanding of this transition and of naturally hyperturbid estuaries, we systematically identify the processes allowing...
journal article 2018
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Keetels, G.H. (author), Goeree, J.C. (author), van Rhee, C. (author)
Sediment profiles in open channels are usually predicted by advection-diffusion models. Most basic forms consider the terminal settling velocity of a single particle in still clear water. Alternative forms account for hindered settling at higher concentrations. It is not known, however, how these modifications relate to mass and momentum...
journal article 2017
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Arailopoulos, I. (author)
Depth-averaged morphological computations using Delft3D tend to produce ‘strange’, results for river bends when the sediment transport formulas of Van Rijn are used. Even pools in inner bend regions and bars in outer bend regions can result from the model. The objective of the present thesis is to identify the cause of the problem and propose...
master thesis 2014
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Bots, O.C.P. (author)
=Introduction= Worldwide there is an increasing amount of dredging activities, due to increasing demand for transport of goods over the world. These project are more and more near sensitive nature reserves and thereby a potential threat of biodiversity; which is a major concern for port developers, authorities, environmental organizations and...
master thesis 2013
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Jiang, B. (author)
The objective of this project is to assess the influence of suspended sediment on hydrodynamic properties in the study area from tidal damping aspect. Firstly, through conducting tidal amplification factor analysis based on real time measured data, seasonal variation in sloping tendency has been observed. The difference in sloping tendency...
master thesis 2012
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De Lange, W. (author)
The environmental impacts caused by suspended sediments are an important issue in the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of dredging and reclamation projects. This thesis is restricted to provide insight into the emission of suspended sediment particles due to the release of return water. This water is used to pump dredged material to the...
master thesis 2011
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Winterwerp, J.C. (author)
This paper describes an analysis of the observed up-river transport of fine sediments in the Ems River, Germany/Netherlands, using a 1DV POINT MODEL, accounting for turbulence-induced flocculation and sediment-induced buoyancy destruction. From this analysis, it is inferred that the net up-river transport is mainly due to an asymmetry in...
journal article 2010
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Kettner, A.J. (author)
doctoral thesis 2007
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Van Kessel, T. (author), Winterwerp, H. (author), Van Prooijen, B. (author), Van Ledden, M. (author), Borst, W. (author)
This paper discusses the application of a simple algorithm for the buffering of fines in a sandy seabed. A second layer is introduced in which fines may be stored during calm weather and from which fines may be resuspended during storms. The algorithm is applied first in a one-dimensional vertical (1DV) point model at a location in the North Sea...
report 2007
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Dekker, S. (author)
The main objective of this study is: investigation of the influence ofthe composition of the bed material on the composition of the suspended material at the reference level and on calculating the reference concentration, based on recent measurements. This objective was achieved by a study of literature, the investigation of data from six...
master thesis 2000
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Sweers, K.B. (author)
At the present day, the far field impact of coastal structures can be simulated beforehand with the aid of numerical models. The consequences of new coastal defence schemes can be visualised before they are applied in reality. Therefore, the objective of this study is on the one hand, to investigate the capabilities of the numerical model...
master thesis 1999
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