Wave attenuation by vegetated foreshores under storm conditions: evidence from the field

Vincent Vuik, Isabella Kratzer, Bas Jonkman, Bas Borsje

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Abstract

It is recognized that vegetated foreshores like salt marshes can reduce hydraulic loads on coastal dikes, potentially allowing for more slender dike designs. However, quantitative field evidence of the load reduction during severe storm conditions is lacking.
Original languageEnglish
Pages26-26
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventNCK-Days 2015 - Strandpaviljoen Struin, Camperduin, Netherlands
Duration: 18 Mar 201520 Mar 2015

Conference

ConferenceNCK-Days 2015
CountryNetherlands
CityCamperduin
Period18/03/1520/03/15

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