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Nourishment ensures coastal protection of Langeoog (DE)

27 December 2018
Sustainable NSR

Nourishments are an efficient and working method for ensuring coastal protection on the island of Langeoog. The performance of the nourishment is established and approved for this area. This is the ou…

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New analysis on nourishment performance in Denmark

21 December 2018
Sustainable NSR

One of the benefits of nourishments as a means of coastal protection is the fact that they blend into the natural environment. In turn, this means that the effects are difficult to untangle from the n…

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Map service available for regional planning in Scania (SE)

17 December 2018
Sustainable NSR

The County Administrative Board of Scania, Sweden has compiled geographical information related to water and climate in a map service. The map service is developed as part of the Building with Nature …

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Shoreface migration Dutch coast decreases after nourishments

14 December 2018
Sustainable NSR

The MsC thesis by David Barmentloo shows that shoreface migration along the Dutch coast is decreasing or stagnating after nourishments. However, no consistent influence of sand nourishment on barmigra…

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Evaluating Nature Based Solutions

07 December 2018
Sustainable NSR

The Building with Nature project recently published a report on the importance of evaluating Nature Based Solutions (NBS). A qualitative evaluation framework can ensure that essential elements are inc…

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The Eddleston Water project in the spotlight

23 November 2018
Sustainable NSR

The Eddleston Water Project featured in the e-magazine "Think Like a Mountain", issued by Scotland The Bigger Picture. This project is one of the pilots in the Building with Nature project. Scotland T…

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Handbook for Building with Nature

21 September 2018
Sustainable NSR

A delegation of Rijkswaterstaat in cooperation with the American partner US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is currently working on an international handbook for ‘Building with nature’ to promote floo…

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IHE Delft strengthens water management skills through summer courses

09 August 2018
Sustainable NSR

Nature Based Solutions (NbS) is an emerging concept that covers a range of approaches and technologies that use natural processes to address societal challenges. Nature Based Solutions in Water Manage…

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Managing catchments by researching historical changes

05 July 2018
Sustainable NSR

River catchments have been subjected to human adaptations for centuries. These often had to do with the delivery of tangible benefits, such as the supply of food and water. More recently, however, mor…

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New study on flood benefits alongside other benefits

03 July 2018
Sustainable NSR

Increased river flood frequency is considered a major risk under climate change. Protecting vulnerable communities is, therefore, a key public policy objective. Natural flood management measures (NFM)…

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