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Benthic species as mud patrol ‐ modelled effects of bioturbators and biofilms on large‐scale estuarine mud and morphology

Muriel Z.M. Brückner, Christian Schwarz, Giovanni Coco, Anne Baar, Márcio Boechat Albernaz, Maarten G. Kleinhans - 2021 - Estuaries shaped by biomorphodynamics, inherited landscape conditions and human interference
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms



Biodiversity recovery following delta-wide measures for flood risk reduction

Straatsma, M. W., Bloecker, A. M., Lenders, H. J. R., Leuven, R. S. E. W., & Kleinhans, M. G. - 08/11/2017 - RiverCare
We show the biodiversity recovery from 15 years flood risk adaptation that consider nature requirements building a spatial extension to calculate biodiversity scores.

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Suitable landscape classification systems for quantifying spatiotemporal development of riverine ecosystem services

Koopman, K. R., Augustijn, D. C. M., Breure, A. M., Lenders, H. J. R., Leuven, R. S. E. W. - 17/10/2017 - RiverCare


Implementing participatory monitoring in river management: The role of stakeholders' perspectives and incentives

Verbrugge, L.N.H.; Ganzevoort, W.; Fliervoet, J.M.; Panten, K. and Born, R.J.G. van den - 15/06/2017 - RiverCare
Evaluating the potential implications of river interventions for local residents, recreational fishermen, boaters and shipping professionals: the perfect starting point for a participatory monitoring project!

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Nieuwsbrief rivierkundig onderzoek - februari 2017

Arjen Sieben, Frans Buschman - 01/02/2017 - KPP River research
Deze nieuwsbrief geeft een overzicht van een aantal activiteiten die in 2016 zijn uitgevoerd

From Catchment to Delta

Hoitink, A.J.F., de Ruijsscher, T.V., Geertsema, T.J., Makaske, B., Wallinga, J., Candel, J.H.J., Poelman, J. (Eds.) - 01/02/2017
NCR Days 2017 Book of Abstracts

A stakeholder’s evaluation of collaborative processes for maintaining multi-functional floodplains: a Dutch case study

Fliervoet, J. M., van den Born, R. J. G., & Meijerink, S. V. - 30/01/2017 - RiverCare


Oblique aggradation: a novel explanation for sinuosity of low‐energy streams in peat‐filled valley systems

Candel, J. H. J., Makaske, B., Storms, J. E. A., & Wallinga, J. - 07/12/2016 - RiverCare
We inform stream restoration in peat-filled valleys by looking at the relative position of the erodible material to explain the origin of the stream bends in the Drentsche Aa area.

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From implementation towards maintenance: sustaining collaborative initiatives for integrated floodplain management in the Netherlands

Fliervoet, J. M., & van den Born, R. J. G. - 06/07/2016 - RiverCare
this article explores how stakeholders shape collaborative initiatives aimed at maintaining multifunctional floodplains.

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Nieuwsbrief rivierkundig onderzoek - December 2015

Arjen Sieben, Frans Buschman - 01/12/2015 - KPP River research
Deze nieuwsbrief geeft een overzicht van de activiteiten die in 2015 zijn en worden uitgevoerd.

Bridging gaps between river science, governance and management

Lenders, H.J.R, F.P.L. Collas, G.W. Geerling, R.S.E.W. Leuven (Eds.) - 02/10/2015
NCR Days 2015 Book of Abstracts