How do side channels develop?

Side channels are often constructed to reduce flood risk and increase biodiversity. We assess several side channel systems and propose a method to estimate their development. River managers can use these insights to plan design and maintenance efforts.

Data-collection methods: Numerical modeling Remote sensing

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Key locations: IJssel River (NL)

Spatial scale: Channel

Temporal scale: 1-10years 10-50 years

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Side channel dynamics

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Pepijn van Denderen

University of Twente