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Maarten de Jong

Maarten de Jong is a marine ecologist and currently finishing his PhD project “Modelling the ecological potential of sand extraction”. The project is part of the EcoShape / Building with Nature programme and focusses on the short-term impacts of large-scale and deep sand extraction and ecological landscaping on organisms on the seabed, bottom fish and the change of sediment characteristics, bathymetry and hydrodynamics.

 

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Articles By Maarten de Jong

Utilising the Full Potential of Dredging Works: Ecologically Enriched Extraction Sites
Utilising the Full Potential of Dredging Works: Ecologically Enriched Extraction Sites

Rather than focus on minimising negative effects, ecologically designed sand mining can maximise positive opportunities to dredge and create new habitats.

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