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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.



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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Pilot NKWK

01/11/2017 - Rivers2Morrow
In this document, the pilot for a river research programme is discussed. This pilot was the base for Rivers2Morrow.

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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