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Uncertainty in flood risk assessments: what are its major sources and implications? \ Comprehensive flood risk management : research for policy and practice [Congresverslag]
Moel, H. de \ Botzen, W.J.W. \ Aerts, J.C.J.H. \ 2013
As with any calculation that uses models with various data sources and relationships, flood risk assessments are surrounded by considerable uncertainty. Investigating uncertainty and its propagation in flood risk assessments is complicated because of ...
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Feasibility of unbreachable multifunctional flood protection zones in the Dutch rural riverine area \ Comprehensive flood risk management : research for policy and practice [Congresverslag]
Loon-Steensma, J.M. van \ Vellinga, P. \ 2013
This paper provides an overview of possible functions of unbreachable dikes in the Dutch rural riverine area, and an overview and analysis of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of robust multifunctional flood defence zones in the ru ...
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Opvijzelen Voorstraat Dordrecht : een innovatieve oplossing voor de hoogwaterveiligheid in Dordrecht [Boek]
Pol, J. \ 2012
De waterkering die wordt gevormd door de Voorstraat in Dordrecht moet met 0,75 m worden verhoogd om de komende eeuw aan de normen te blijven voldoen. Vanwege de historische, stedelijke bebouwing op deze dijk is dijkverhoging moeilijk, en tot op heden ...
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Kweldervorming langs de Terschellinger Waddendijk : een verkenning naar kansen, beperkingen en vragen rond kweldervorming langs de Waddendijk e.o. van Terschelling [Boek]
Loon-Steensma, J.M. van \ 2011
Dit rapport betreft een verkenning naar kansen, beperkingen en vragen rond kwelderherstel langs de Waddendijk van Terschelling. Voor de Waddendijk bevinden zich enkele kwelderrestanten die in het verleden niet zijn bedijkt maar wel zijn gebruikt voor ...
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Evaluating the effect of flood damage-reducing measures: a case study of the unembanked area of Rotterdam, the Netherlands \ Regional environmental change [Wetenschappelijk artikel]
Moel, H. de \ Vliet, M. van \ Aerts, J.C.J.H. \ 2014
Empirical evidence of increasing flood damages and the prospect of climatic change has initiated discussions in the flood management community on how to effectively manage flood risks. In the Netherlands, the framework of multi-layer safety (MLS) has ...
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Trade-offs between biodiversity and flood protection services of coastal salt marshes \ Current opinion in environmental sustainability [Wetenschappelijk artikel]
Loon-Steensma, J.M. van \ Vellinga, P. \ 2013
Coastal salt marshes provide a range of ecosystem services. However, their area is steadily diminishing as a result of human-made modifications to the coastal zone. The accelerated rise of sea level is another challenge to the self-generating capacit ...
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Robust, multifunctional flood defenses in the Dutch rural riverine area \ Natural hazards and earth system sciences / European Geosciences Union [Wetenschappelijk artikel]
Loon-Steensma, J.M. van \ Vellinga, P. \ 2014
This paper reviews the possible functions as well as strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for robust flood defenses in the rural riverine areas of the Netherlands on the basis of the recent literature and case studies at five locations i ...
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Connecting aeolian sediment transport with foredune development \ Jubilee Conference Proceedings NCK-days 2012 : crossing borders in coastal research : Enschede, 13-16 March 2012 University of Twente [Congresverslag]
Keijsers, J.G.S. \ Poortinga, A. \ Riksen, M.P.J.M. \ Groot, A.V. de \ 2012
Foredune volume is an important factor for coastal safety and depends on the balance between erosion through wave attack and sediment input via aeolian transport. Dune erosion can be simulated with good accuracy, but predictions of aeolian sediment t ...
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Soft engineering vs. a dynamic approach in coastal dune management : a case study on the North Sea barrier island of Ameland, the Netherlands \ Journal of coastal research : an international forum for the littoral sciences / Coastal Education and Research Foundation (CERF) [Wetenschappelijk artikel]
Jong, B. de \ Keijsers, J.G.S. \ Riksen, M.J.P.M. \ Krol, J. \ Slim, P.A. \ 2014
Dunes act as flood defences in coastal zones, protecting low-lying interior lands from flooding. To ensure coastal safety, insight is needed on how dunes develop under different types of management. The current study focuses on two types of coastal d ...
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The impact of erosion protection by stone dams on salt-marsh vegetation on two Wadden Sea barrier islands \ Journal of coastal research : an international forum for the littoral sciences / Coastal Education and Research Foundation (CERF) [Wetenschappelijk artikel]
Loon-Steensma, J.M. \ Slim, P.A. \ 2013
This paper describes and quantifies the effect of low stone dams on the extent and composition of salt-marsh habitats on two Dutch Wadden islands: Terschelling and Ameland. The stone dams were built to prevent erosion of the salt-marsh edge. Analyses ...
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The synergy between flood risk protection and spatial quality in coastal cities \ Research in Urbanism Series [Wetenschappelijk artikel]
Nillesen, A.L. \ 2015
Coastal regions throughout the world are subject to flood risk challenges. This paper concentrates on the Netherlands; its coastline fulfils an important role in the protection of the Dutch delta. Due to the expected sea level rise, part of the Dutch ...
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Advances in coastal disasters risk management: lessons of the 2011 Tohoku tsunami. \ Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Coastal Engineering 2012, Santander [Congresverslag]
Jonkman, S.N. \ Yasuda, T. \ Tsimopoulou, V. \ Kawai, H. \ Kato, F. \ 2012
The earthquake and tsunami of March 2011 led to death and destruction in coastal areas in Japan. A seminar was held in June 2012 for Japanese and Dutch coastal researchers to discuss lessons for the management of the risks in coastal areas associated ...
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In search of robust flood risk management alternatives for the Netherlands \ Natural hazards and earth system sciences / European Geosciences Union [Wetenschappelijk artikel]
Klijn, F. \ Knoop, J.M. \ Ligtvoet, W. \ Mens, M.J.P. \ 2012
The Netherlands' policy for flood risk management is being revised in view of a sustainable development against a background of climate change, sea level rise and increasing socio-economic vulnerability to floods. This calls for a thorough policy ana ...
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Assessment of the Netherlands’ flood risk management policy under global change \ Ambio : a journal of the human environment : research and management [Wetenschappelijk artikel]
Klijn, F. \ Bruijn, K.M. de \ Knoop, J. \ Kwadijk, J. \ 2012
Climate change and sea level rise urge low-lying countries to draft adaption policies. In this context, we assessed whether, to what extent and when the Netherlands’ current flood risk management policy may require a revision. By applying scenarios o ...
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The added value of system robustness analysis for flood risk management \ Natural hazards and earth system sciences / European Geosciences Union [Wetenschappelijk artikel]
Mens, M.J.P. \ Klijn, F. \ 2014
Decision makers in fluvial flood risk management increasingly acknowledge that they have to prepare for extreme events. Flood risk is the most common basis on which to compare flood risk-reducing strategies. To take uncertainties into account the cri ...
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The meaning of system robustness for flood risk management \ Environmental science & policy [Wetenschappelijk artikel]
Mens, M.J.P. \ Klijn, F. \ Bruijn, K.M. de \ Beek, E. van \ 2011
This paper explores how the concept of robustness can be defined and made operational for flood risk management. Decision making about taking actions to reduce the flood risk is complicated by uncertainties about the current and future flood probabil ...
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Implementation of coastal erosion management in the Netherlands \ Ocean & coastal management [Wetenschappelijk artikel]
Mulder, J.P.M. \ Hommes, S. \ Horstman, E.M. \ 2011
The Netherlands is a low-lying country, in which 9 million people are living below sea level and 70% of the gross domestic product is being earned in areas below sea level. Therefore, protection against flooding is traditionally the primary focus of ...
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‘SimDelta global’- towards a standardised interactive model for water infrastructure development \ European journal of geography [Wetenschappelijk artikel]
Rijcken, T. \ Christopher, D.K. \ 2013
The research project ‘SimDelta’ builds on novel internet technology to support the development of the Rhine-Meuse delta water infrastructure. It has three goals: education, organisation of research and design studies, and stakeholder polling. A curre ...
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Economic optimization of flood prevention systems in the Netherlands \ Mitigation and adaptation strategies for global change : an international journal devoted to scientific, engineering, socio-economic and policy responses to environmental change [Wetenschappelijk artikel]
Tsimopoulou, V. \ Kok, M. \ Vrijling, J.K. \ 2015
After the flood disaster of 1953, the Netherlands adopted a rational approach to flood risk management with the use of protection standards determined by means of costbenefit analysis. Due to scientific and political developments that have recently t ...
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Measuring and modeling coastal dune development in the Netherlands \ Jubilee Conference Proceedings NCK-days 2012 : crossing borders in coastal research : Enschede, 13-16 March 2012 University of Twente [Congresverslag]
Groot, A.V. de \ Vries, S. de \ Keijsers, J.G.S. \ Riksen, M.J.P.M. \ Ye, Q. \ Poortinga, A. \ Arens, S.M. \ Bochev-Van der Burgh, L.M. \ Wijnberg, K.M. \ Schretlen, J.L. \ Thiel de Vries, J.S.M. van \ 2012
In the past couple of years, new coastal-dune research has sprung up in the Netherlands. In this paper, we give an overview of ongoing projects at Wageningen UR, Deltares, TU Delft and UTwente: how these are connected and what type of questions are a ...
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