Building with Nature
“Facts About Building with Nature” describes an approach to planning and designing infrastructure that respects nature and uses natural forces proactively.
“Facts About Ecosystem Services & Dredging” describes how the value attributed to ecosystems and to dredging projects can be compared and evaluated.
Ecosystem Services is a concept for assigning a monetary value to both a commercial activity and the natural environs where the activity is occurring.
Ecosystem Services: Towards Integrated Maritime Infrastructure Project Assessments
A case study of a tidal marsh restoration project at the Polders of Kruibeke in Belgium shows how an Ecosystem Services assessment can reveal otherwise hidden benefits.
Pressing the Co2 Buttons: Towards Ecosystem-Based Co2 Footprinting for Maritime Engineering Projects
Reducing the carbon footprint of dredging operations is a major industry concern – and the solution starts with the design phase and continues through the whole lifecycle.