Hans Middelkoop

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1. Introduction The world's river deltas are increasingly vulnerable due to pressures from climate change, relative sea level rise and population growth (Syvitski et al., 2009; Vö rö smarty, 2009). Therefore, densely populated deltas such as the Netherlands require well-designed water management for flood protection and for coping with varying water demands(More)
Keywords: Integrated assessment Metamodel Water management Uncertainty Climate change adaptation Rhine a b s t r a c t Exploring adaptation pathways is an emerging approach for supporting decision making under uncertain changing conditions. An adaptation pathway is a sequence of policy actions to reach specified objectives. To develop adaptation pathways,(More)
Keywords: Biodiversity Ecotoxicological hazards Floodplain vegetation Hydrodynamic uncertainty Monte Carlo analysis Rhine river Special areas of nature conservation Suspended sediment deposition a b s t r a c t Land cover maps provide essential input data for various hydromorphological and ecological models, but the effect of land cover classification(More)
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