Geology of the Southern North Sea Basin
The southern North Sea basin has had a long and complex geological history. Between Late Carboniferous and the end of Triassic times, the basin was largely confined between two ancient...

The Shaping of the French-Belgian North Sea Coast Throughout Recent Geology and History
The present-day French-Belgian North Sea coastal barrier and coastal plain were shaped after the last Ice Age, when especially between 10,000 and 5,000 years ago the global sea level underwent...

Morphology of the Danish North Sea Coast
The Danish North Sea coast consists of several elements:-the headland coast of northern Jutland, with long uninterrupted sandy beaches; -the vulnerable, sandy western coast, with several...

Morphology of the Southern North Sea Coast from Cape Blanc-Nez (F) to Den Helder (NL)
The southeastern North Sea coast of France, Belgium and the Netherlands (up to Den Helder) is characterized by coastal dunes, sandy beaches and a shallow, gently shoreface. In the Delta...

Coastal Morphological Modeling for the Southern North Sea
The paper gives a inventory of mathematical model concepts for coastal morphological applications, from sophisticated short-term process models based on first physical principles, via...

Long Term Water Level Observations and Variations
Numerous tide gouges have been recording data along the coastlines of the southern North Sea for more than a century, at Amsterdam even since 1700. Every tide gauge locality has its own...

Long Term Wave Statistics
Long term wave statistics are needed for many applications in coastal engineering and oceanography in the southern North Sea. Three sources of wave data are available: visual observations,...

Water Quality Management in the Southern North Sea
The inhomogeneous spatial distribution of the water and (suspended) sediments quality in the southern North Sea is determined mainly by the specific transport and mixing of water masses....

Water Quality of the Wadden Sea
A brief overview will be given of the different sources of input to the Wadden Sea (rivers, land run-off, atmosphere, dumping). The specific problems encountered in comparing the different...

The Ecosystem of the Wadden Sea
The Wadden Sea is a unique landscape and one of the last large and relatively undisturbed ecosystems in northwest Europe and therefore a wetland of international importance. At the same...

The Protection of the Wadden Sea in an International Perspective: Planning, Protection, and Management of the Wadden Sea
This paper describes the state of the protection, conservation and management of the Wadden Sea by the three countries, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands in the framework of their joint...

Fisheries in the Southern North Sea
Because of its hydrographic and bathymetric characteristics, the southern North Sea supports one of the most productive fisheries in the world. In this chapter, these fisheries are reviewed...

Coastal Planning for Recreation in Denmark along the North Sea Coast
The aim of this article is to describe the background for and planning of the nearshore areas along the Danish North Sea coast, especially on the basis of the high recreational value of...

Coastal Erosion Management of Sandy Beaches in Denmark
The Danish North Sea coast is a very exposed coast and has therefore suffered from severe erosion problems during centuries. Since 1982, coastal protection has been carried out in an increasing...

Aquatic Disposal of Dredged Material in the Belgian Part of the North Sea
Extensive research and study on the behaviour of dredged material after dumping in the sea has been conducted on the disposal grounds S1 S2 and Zb Oost located in the southern Bight of...

Case Studies for Coastal Protection: Dithmarschen; Eider Estuary; Sylt
Three cases along the Ger North Sea coast, north of the Elbe estuary are discussed. Land reclamation by building dikes started in the Dithmarschen-area almost eight hundred years ago....

Coastal Protection in the Past Coastal Zone Management in the Future? Case Study for the Ems—Weser Area, Germany
The mainland along the German North Sea coast is low lying land; parts are sheltered by islands. History of coastal protection started about one thousand years ago; in the 13th century...

The French and Belgian Coast from Dunkirk to De Panne: A Case Study of Transborder Cooperation in the Framework of the Interreg Initiative of the European Community
The North Sea coast between the French town of Dunkirk and the Belgian sea resort of De Panne consists of sandy beaches bordered by dunes. A number of smaller sea resorts lie between these...

Indian River Lagoon Consensus Management, Florida
The Indian River Lagoon, Florida is a bar-built estuarine system extending along forty percent of Florida's Atlantic coast. While one of the earliest mapped features in North America,...

Establishing a Human Factors Focus and Approach for North Carolina's IVHS Efforts
The paper discusses the behavioral and human factors issues associated with the development and operation of North Carolina's CARAT program (Congestion Avoidance and Reduction for Autos...

 

 

 

 

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