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18 February 2020
Can sandbanks save mangrove forests?
Waking up early and going into the field on a small fishermen's boat, while the sun is rising behind volcano tops. That's how days started for PhD student Silke Tas during her two month fieldwork in Indonesia. The rest of her days were less idyllic: they consisted mostly of treading through the mud to get the right measurements for her research. She studies the workings of coastal sandbanks that give a chance to mangrove forests to restore, so that the forests can, in turn, prevent coast erosion.
14 February 2020
Postdoc (PhD) position
Development of a probabilistic design method for rock groynes
13 February 2020
Master Thesis Opportunity
The inclusion of flood defences in flood hazard maps.