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Featured Publication

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.



Explaining artificial side channel dynamics using data analysis and model calculations

van Denderen, R. P., Schielen, R. M. J., Westerhof, S. G., Quartel, S., & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. - 15/02/2018 - RiverCare
We studied in detail the development of a side channel in the river Waal. A more frequently flowing side channel results in lower aggradation or sedimentation.

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Ill-posedness in modeling mixed sediment river morphodynamics

Chavarrias Borras, V., Stecca, G., & Blom, A. - 13/02/2018 - RiverCare
Our aim is to provide modelers of river morphodynamics with the mathematical tools to detect the occurrence of ill-posedness in their results.

Subsite Publication open access

The Future River

Huismans, Y., Berends, K.D., Niesten, I., Mosselman, E. (Eds.) - 08/02/2018
NCR Days 2018 Book of Abstracts

Exploring place attachment and visions of nature, of water-based recreationists: the case of the longitudinal dams

Ganzevoort, W. & van den Born, R.J.G. - 16/01/2018 - RiverCare
Major river interventions can greatly affect stakeholders and their connection to the river landscape. We show how recreationists’ perceptions of nature and landscape influence their expectations about a pilot intervention in the Waal river.

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Nieuwsbrief rivierkundig onderzoek - januari 2018

Arjan Sieben, Frans Buschman - 01/01/2018 - KPP River research
Deze nieuwsbrief geeft een overzicht van activiteiten die in 2017 zijn uitgevoerd

Morphodynamic assessment of side channel systems using a simple one-dimensional bifurcation model and a comparison with aerial images

Van Denderen, R. P., Schielen, R. M. J., Blom, A., Hulscher, S. J. M. H., & Kleinhans, M. G. - 05/12/2017 - RiverCare
To aid the future design and maintenance, a set of diagrams allow to estimate both the equilibrium state and the time that takes for the bed load of the main channel to aggrade or deposit in the side channel.

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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