New Terra et Aqua issue (June 2017)

New Terra et Aqua issue (June 2017)

7 Jun 2017

The June 2017 edition of Terra et Aqua has been published with three new dredging-related articles relevant to the industry and a list of upcoming seminars and conferences.

ARTICLES

REEFGUARD: A SCIENTIFIC APPROACH TO ACTIVE REEF REHABILITATION

Authors: Mark van Koningsveld, Remment ter Hofstede, Jesper Elzinga, Tijmen Smolders, Miriam Schutter, Ronald Osinga

ReefGuard is a mobile coral breeding facility provides a highly controlled environment to aid in integrating the breeding and outplanting of corals. This article gives a detailed look into how the researchers from Van Oord proved that small-scale coral breeding techniques can be scaled-up and applied in practice to promote environmental gain around marine infrastructure projects.

SAFETY ON SITE

Authors: Rolinda van Zanten, Victoria Newell

One in five fatal accidents occur in construction and a high percentage of it involves a man on the ground. This article explains how companies can significantly reduce the number of potential accidents on the construction site by implementing strict safety protocols; separating pedestrians and machinery on the site; and what employees can do to maintain a safe working environment.

INNOVATIVE MODELLING: A TOOL FOR COASTAL DEVELOPMENTS

Authors: Aurelie Le Dissez, Eric Lagroy De Croutte, Régis Walther

The Port-La Nouvelle harbour, located in an inlet between Bages-Sigean lagoon and the Mediterranean coast is home to complex hydrodynamics. A team of experts from ARTELIA developed an innovative package of five interacting hydro-sedimentary numerical models to assess the port expansion project.

 

 

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The new digital Terra et Aqua June 2017 edition is available for download via this link.

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