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Anthropogenic Rivers: NCR DAYS 2022 Book of Abstracts

Astrid Blom, Laura M. Stancanelli, Jelle A. Dercksen, Clàudia Ylla Arbós, M. Kifayath Chowdhury, Shelby M. Ahrendt, Carolina Piccoli, Kees Sloff, Jill H. Slinger & Ralph M.J. Schielen (eds.) - 2022 - Publications
Welcome to the 24rd edition of the NCR Days, the annual meeting of the Netherlands Centre for River studies (NCR), hosted by Delft University of Technology. Organized around the theme “Anthropogenic Rivers”, this year’s NCR Days will take place on 13-14 April 2022 in a hybrid format, in person in Delft as well as online.

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Estuarine Salinity Response to Freshwater Pulses

Bouke Biemond, Huib E. de Swart,Henk A. Dijkstra, Manuel Díez-Minguito - 03/11/2022 - SALTISolutions

Subsite estuarine dynamics idealized modeling salt intrusion

Effecten van zeespiegelstijging op baggeren en riviermondingmorfologie

05/10/2022 - Rivers2Morrow
Aan de hand van schaalexperimenten, empirische relaties en praktijkvoorbeelden van riviermondingen en delta's wereldwijd, stellen wij vast dat baggeren en SLR samen de bochtmigratie versterken, terwijl SLR alleen leidt tot decentralisatie van kanalen en verdrinking van het intergetijdengebied.

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Effects of Sea-Level Rise on Dredging and Dredged Estuary Morphology

05/10/2022 - Rivers2Morrow
Using scale experiments, empirical relations and real world examples from global estuaries and deltas, we identify that dredging and SLR combined enhance bend migration whereas SLR alone leads to decentralizing of channels and drowning of intertidal area.

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Effects of sediment flushing operations versus natural floods on Chinook salmon survival

Panthi, M., A.A. Lee, S. Dahal, A. Omer, M.J. Franca & A. Crosato - 03/10/2022
Nature Scientific Reports, 12:15354

Sediment deficit and morphological change of the Rhine–Meuse river mouth attributed to multi-millennial anthropogenic impacts

15/07/2022 - Rivers2Morrow
In this research, we trace the development of one system, the Rhine–Meuse delta in the Netherlands (RMD) from two natural estuaries (the RME fed by the Rhine river and the HVL fed by the Meuse river) to a densely urbanized delta and the effect human activities have had on its morphology through time.

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Sedimenttekort en morfologische verandering van de Rijn-Maasmonding toegeschreven aan meerjarige antropogene invloeden

15/07/2022 - Rivers2Morrow
In dit onderzoek traceren we de ontwikkeling van één systeem, de Rijn-Maasdelta in Nederland (RMD) van twee natuurlijke estuaria (de RME gevoed door de Rijn en de HVL gevoed door de Maas) tot een dicht verstedelijkte delta en het effect dat menselijke activiteiten in de loop der tijd hebben gehad op de morfologie ervan.

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Een globale synthese van de doeltreffendheid van sedimentatiebevorderende strategieën voor rivierdelta's en riviermondingen

01/07/2022 - Rivers2Morrow
This synthesis enables intercomparison between SES and helps to further evaluate advantages and drawbacks of each SES. It can also help to guide the design of future strategies in other deltas. Our comparison includes their cost, their (projected) elevation gain, spatial footprints, lifetime, land-use, and required governance arrangements.

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A global synthesis of the effectiveness of sedimentation-enhancing strategies for river deltas and estuaries

01/07/2022 - Rivers2Morrow
This synthesis enables intercomparison between SES and helps to further evaluate advantages and drawbacks of each SES. It can also help to guide the design of future strategies in other deltas. Our comparison includes their cost, their (projected) elevation gain, spatial footprints, lifetime, land-use, and required governance arrangements.

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Sediment deficit and morphological change of the Rhine–Meuse river mouth attributed to multi-millennial anthropogenic impacts

J.R.Cox, J.R.F.W.Leuven, H.J.Pierik. M.van Egmond, M.G.Kleinhans - 10/06/2022
Continental Shelf Research

Vertical and Horizontal Plastic Litter Distribution in a Bend of a Tidal River

Elise Blondel and Frans A. Buschman - 10/06/2022
Frontiers in environmental science