Pathways of Water and Sediment in the Biesbosch Freshwater Tidal Wetland

@article{Deijl2018PathwaysOW,
  title={Pathways of Water and Sediment in the Biesbosch Freshwater Tidal Wetland},
  author={Eveline C. van der Deijl and Marcel van der Perk and Hans Middelkoop},
  journal={Wetlands},
  year={2018},
  volume={39},
  pages={197-215}
}
Diversion of water and sediment into drowning delta wetlands aims at renewed sediment accumulation for ecosystem regeneration and compensation of sea-level rise and soil subsidence. The success of such measures requires sound understanding of flow pathways and deposition patterns within wetlands and their feeding channels. This study aimed to (1) identify such pathways in a tidal freshwater wetland in the Netherlands, (2) determine the relative contribution of the two feeding rivers (Rhine and… Expand
Resilience of River Deltas in the Anthropocene
TLDR
In the development of reliable tools to design resilient deltas, one of the first challenges is to close the sediment balance at multiple scales, such that morphodynamic model predictions match with fully independent measurements. Expand

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