Heidi van der Meij
Heidi van der Meij received a degree in Environmental Technology and Ecological Conservation at Saxion Universities of Applied Sciences, Deventer, the Netherlands in 2000. She then worked as a biological analyst in the Oceanium of the Rotterdam Zoo. In 2007 she joined Van Oord (Environmental) Engineering Department where she aims to influence the project design towards ecofriendly alternatives and encourage environmental management, mitigation and monitoring on projects.
Articles By Heidi van der Meij
Marine fauna is sensitive to underwater dredging sounds. Scientific research indicates that inducing the fauna to leave an area temporarily before the start of a project minimises serious impacts. And the marine life returns when the dredging is finished.