Katherine Cronin is a consultant in ecosystem and sediment dynamics at Deltares in the Netherlands. She has more than 10 years of international experience in coastal and marine projects. Her recent work has focused on coastal restoration, environmental impact of dredging and solutions for contaminated sites.
Articles By Katherine Cronin
Building with Nature is an innovative approach that combines natural processes with innovative engineering methods to realise sustainable projects. Permeable dams are being utilised as part of a Building with Nature solution to help restore the eroding mangrove-mud coast of the Demak district in central Java, Indonesia.
Biogeomorphological Interactions on a Nourished Tidal Flat: Lessons Learnt from Building With Nature
Worldwide the total area of tidal flats is decreasing as a result of sea level rise, subsidence by gas extraction and erosion initiated by artificial constructions. This IADC Award winning paper examines whether nourishment programmes might be part of the solution.