Online MSc theses successfully defended at Wageningen University

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  • MSc theses is a collection of electronic, publicly available MSc theses successfully defended at Wageningen University (WU).

    The collection consists mainly of master theses and some bachelor theses. PhD-theses from Wageningen University can be found at PhD theses.

    Subjects covered include Agrotechnology, Food and Food Production, Plant and Animal Sciences, Soil Science, Geo-information, Landscape and Spatial Planning, Water and Climate, Ecosystem Studies, Economics and Society.

Record number 2026277
Title Experiencing climate proof dikes : an exploratory study of the experiences of dikes within climate adaptation designs in the river landscape
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Anne-Margreet Niemeijer
Author(s) Niemeijer, A.-M.
Publisher [S.l. : s.n.]
Publication year 2012
Description 122 p
Msc Thesis Wageningen University
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Keyword(s) (cab) dykes / safety / climatic change / opinions / attitudes / landscape experience / citizens
Categories Water Management (General)
Publication type Student report
Language English
About The main topic of this thesis is dikes, especially climate dikes, and their experiences. The purpose of this study is to explore and discover the effect of (drastic) changes to dikes on the experience and experience value of people. Also the application towards design principles and the use of experience in the design process is studied. The experience is looked at from different angles and is also describes as the perception. Meaning, values and opinions about dikes and climate dikes is the main focus. This ‘so called subjective’ starting point is meant to be an addition to the present (mainly) visual and technical approach to dikes. As a case location the south side of the Neder-Rijn is chosen. Here lies a winter dike along the river, of which I choose the part between Opheusden and Rijswijk.
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