Erik Broos received his MSc in Civil Engineering from the TU Delft in 1999. He then went to work for the Rotterdam Public Works Engineering Consultants. He is currently working for the harbour engineering department as a consultant for various hydraulic engineering projects and as project leader for the dredging works on the existing (first) Maasvlakte
Articles By Erik Broos
Geotextile tubes or Geotubes® have been applied in coastal engineering for shore protection and breakwaters, and have been used on land and in shallow water. A new method of filling a continuous Geotube® would allow them to be used in rough and relatively deep water.