On the influence of storm parameters on extreme surge events at the Dutch coast

Berg, N.J. (2013) On the influence of storm parameters on extreme surge events at the Dutch coast.

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Abstract:A storm surge is the rise in water level due to a storm. Storm surges are a threat for low-lying areas near coasts. In the Netherlands, storm surges are input for design conditions of coastal protection. The allowed change of failure per year is incorporated into Dutch law. For the densely-populated Randstad region, represented by a measurement station by Hoek van Holland, this chance is 1 � 10
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Clients:
Royal HaskoningDHV, the Netherlands
Faculty:ET: Engineering Technology
Subject:56 civil engineering
Programme:Civil Engineering and Management MSc (60026)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/63629
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