1. Coastal and beach erosion
2. Beach restoration (sand, gravel)
3. Beach nourishment
4. Land reclamation
5. Sediment budget
6. Local scour
Prof. Dr. LEO VAN RIJN is an independent consultant since his retirement in 2011 from Delft Hydraulics/Deltares and the University of Utrecht and has 40 years experience in solving sediment problems all over the world.
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Big modelling studies can be performed as well in cooperation with high-level partners (Waterproof engineering and Wiertsema soil engineering). Basic modelling tools are the DELFT3D-system for flow, sediment transport and morphology in rivers, estuaries and coastal seas and the SWAN-model for wave propagation. A range of measuring instruments is available for field studies.

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1. Channel and bend migration
2. Reservoir siltation
3. Irrigation channels
4. Bed forms and navigability
5. Local scour near structures
6. Bed and bank protection
1. Siltation and dredging
2. Fluid mud and navigability
3. Optimum channel dimensions
4. Required field surveys
1. Courses fluid and sediment
2. Courses erosion/sedimentation
3. Courses harbour/channel siltation
4. Training simple modelling tools
1. Longshore transport
3. Annual longshore transport
2. Simple formulae for sand transport
4. Coastal erosion and erosion control
5. Erosion of coastal dunes and beaches
6. Erosion of gravel beaches and barriers
7. Beach nourishment
8. Coastal structures against erosion
1. Reservoir siltation
3. Simple formulae for sand transport
2. Local scour near structures
1. Harbour siltation and dredging
2. Channel siltation/deposition
3. Water injection dredging
4. Field survey muddy environments
1. Coastal hydrodynamics
9. Local scour near structures
2. Sea level rise
3. Zeespiegelstijging
10. Beach restoration
11. Land reclamations of sand
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