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Human interventions in a bifurcating river system: Numerical investigation and uncertainty assessment

Gensen, M. R. A., Warmink, J. J., Huthoff, F., & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. - 2021 - All-Risk
For intervention design in a bifurcating river, it is important to consider the entire river system and explicitly account for a range of discharge conditions to avoid unwanted water level increases throughout the river system.
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Stabilization of the Lower Jamuna River in Bangladesh—Hydraulic and Morphological Assessment

Giri, S., A. Thompson, G. Donchyts, K. Oberhagemann, E. Mosselman & J. Alam - 15/09/2021
Geosciences

Modelling early medieval flood-induced breaching of a coversand ridge in the IJssel valley, Rhine delta, the Netherlands

J.R. Dierx, A. Bomers ,B. van der Meulen, K.M. Cohen, S.J.M.H. Hulscher - 11/09/2021 - Floods of the Past, Design for the Future
Geomorphology

Formulating wave overtopping at vertical and sloping structures with shallow foreshores using deep-water wave characteristics

Lashley, C. H., Van der Meer, J., Bricker, J. D., Altomare, C., Suzuki, T., and Hirayama, K. - 31/08/2021 - All-Risk
Accurate estimates of wave height and period at the structure toe often proves difficult and requires the use of either physical modeling or high-resolution numerical wave models. Here, we follow Goda's method to establish an accurate prediction by directly incorporating the foreshore slope and the relative water depth at the structure toe.

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Formulating wave overtopping at vertical and sloping structures with shallow foreshores using deep-water wave characteristics

Lashley, C. H., Van der Meer, J., Bricker, J. D., Altomare, C., Suzuki, T., and Hirayama, K. - 31/08/2021 - All-Risk
Accurate estimates of wave height and period at the structure toe often proves difficult and requires the use of either physical modeling or high-resolution numerical wave models. Here, we follow Goda's method to establish an accurate prediction by directly incorporating the foreshore slope and the relative water depth at the structure toe.

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Vermindering van het overstromingsrisico door parallelle waterkeringen

Marijnissen, R., Kok, M., Kroeze, C., & van Loon-Steensma, J. - 01/08/2021 - All-Risk
Dubbele dijken moeten worden beoordeeld aan de hand van de overgedragen belastingen van parallelle keringen in plaats van het bezwijken van individuele keringen. De casus van deze parallelle verdediging bestaat uit een lage dijk landwaarts van een hoge dijk aan de kust die, hoewel ontworpen met multifunctionele bestemming via een duiker, heeft een verwaarloosbare verbetering van de bescherming tegen overstromingen.

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Flood risk reduction by parallel flood defences

Marijnissen, R., Kok, M., Kroeze, C., & van Loon-Steensma, J. - 01/08/2021 - All-Risk
Double dikes should be assessed using the transmitted loads of parallel defences rather than the failure of individual defences. The case study of this parallel defence consists of a low dike landward of a tall dike at the coast that, although designed with multi-functional purpose via a culvert, has a negligible improvement in flood protection.

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Lithological Control on Scour Hole Formation in the Rhine-Meuse Estuary Geomorphology

YmkjeHuismans, Hilde Koopmans, AneWiersma, Tjalling de Haas, Koen Berends, Kees Sloff, Esther Stouthamer - 16/07/2021
Geomorphology

Multidecadal Analysis of an Engineered River System Reveals Challenges for Model-Based Design of Human Interventions

Berends KD, Gensen MRA, Warmink JJ, Hulscher SJMH - 14/07/2021 - RiverCare
Models predict water level decrease, but measurements are too uncertain for now. This reveals a challenge for validation model predictions of human intervention

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Assessing Habitat suitability for native and alien freshwater mussels in the River Waal (the Netherlands), using hydroacoustics and species sensitivity distributions

Flores, N.Y., F.P.L. Collas, K. Mehler, M.M. Schoor, C.K. Feld & R.S.E.W. Leuven - 09/07/2021
Environmental Modeling and Assessment

Anthropogenic Effects on the Contemporary Sediment Budget of the Lower Rhine-Meuse Delta Channel Network

J. R. Cox, Y. Huismans, S. M. Knaake, J. R. F. W. Leuven, N. E. Vellinga, M. van der Vegt, A. J. F. Hoitink, M. G. Kleinhans - 30/06/2021 - Rivers2Morrow