As IADC celebrates 50 years of its quarterly journal, it seemed only fitting to speak to its longest standing editor, Marsha Cohen, who stood at the helm of Terra et Aqua for 25 years. We caught up with her at her home in Florida to talk about the highs, the lows and a good dose of serendipity.
During his distinguished career as professor of Coastal Engineering at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Kees d’Angremond served as head of Hydraulic and Offshore Engineering, chair of the department of Hydraulic and Geotechnical Engineering, and dean of the faculty of Civil Engineering from 1989 to 2001. Now professor emeritus, he still works as an advisor and independent consultant. We invited Kees to a conversation with Stefan Aarninkhof, professor of Coastal Engineering and chair of the department of Hydraulic Engineering at TU Delft, to talk about their careers in the dredging industry and the role of academia in the industry today.
Webinar (replay): The Multiple Benefits of the Hondsbossche and Pettemer sea dunes, valued by the SAVi methodology
This webinar is especially of interest for policymakers, infrastructure developers, investors and other stakeholders with an interest in green infrastructure. But also for both technical and non-technical professionals in dredging-related industries like consultants and advisors at port and harbour authorities, offshore companies and other organisations that execute dredging projects.
In the webinar the results of the Sustainable Asset Valuation assessment of the Hondsbossche Dunes was discussed.
Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) of Nature-Based Coastal Protection in the Netherlands: An economic valuation of the contribution of the Hondsbossche Dunes sand nourishment to climate adaptation and local development.
The new IADC-CEDA Fact Sheet "Creating a Sustainable Marine and Freshwater Infrastructure" is now available in the IADC Knowledge Centre.
The Fact Sheet "Creating a Sustainable Marine and Freshwater Infrastructure” describes how to achieve dredging projects that fulfil primary functional requirements while adding value to the natural and socio-economic system.