Mapping water quality with drones: test case in Texel
Winning co-author Liesbeth De Keukelaere the Young Author Award, an article about the pilot test case organised at the Prins Hendrik Zanddijk project in Texel, The Netherlands, demonstrating drone technology for water quality monitoring.
IADC reveals the fourteen nominations in the running for the IADC Safety Award 2019
19 August 2019 - IADC is proud to announce fourteen nominations in the running to receive the Safety Award 2019. The winner will be announced on 17 October 2019. 1st nomination Safer shock-prevention monitoring box from Bender Benelux installed on all Boskalis mobile generators
Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure
Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure
The book Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure gives state-of-the-art guidance on how to design, implement and manage a water infrastructure project with a dredging component to project owners, regulators, consultants, designers and contractors.
Can Workability be Enhanced by Operational Wave Modelling?
IADC’s Young Author Award winner François De Keuleneer and co-authors Joris de Vroom and Arjan Mol discuss the Workability Tool which ensures captains of specialised vessels can make informed decisions to dredge during favourable wave conditions.
Is high quality sediment monitoring worth its weight in gold?
Is high quality sediment monitoring worth its weight in gold?
Dredging activities often result in the suspension of sediment into the water column in the vicinity of the activity. Sediment release to the aquatic environment and the effects of this release are often the prime environmental concern associated with dredging.
Adaptive or feedback monitoring
Adaptive or feedback monitoring
Adaptive or feedback monitoring is used for a few predictable variables forecasted by modelling, which are then monitored continuously during the work.
Surveillance or BACI monitoring
Surveillance or BACI monitoring (Before-After-Control Impact) assesses temporal and spatial changes to parameters before and during the dredging works.
Environmental Monitoring and Management Plans
Environmental Monitoring and Management Plans
Environmental management of marine reclamation works helps manage impacts of dredging and ensures that a project’s quality objectives are met.