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Sustainability of the multi-channel system in the westerschelde under influence of dredging and disposal
This paper presents an on-going study meant to improve our knowledge on the morphological development of estuaries
for supporting estuarine management considering accessibility for navigation and the ecological value. We focus on the
question whether a multi-channel system in the Westerschelde can be sustained under pressure of future deepening and
maintenance. After reviewing the previous work on this subject the remaining questions are inventoried and further
research for answering each question is proposed. The results of the proposed study will directly be applicable for
developing better strategies for disposal dredged sediments, supporting decision making concerning sand mining and
further deepening of navigation channels, and for monitoring the effects of human activities on the morphological
development in the estuary.
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Category : 36th Congress - The Hague (2015) ALL CONTENT
Article : Special sessions
Date Published : 13/08/2015
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