Rivers and Estuaries resources


– CEDA (2019). Sustainable management of the beneficial use of sediments. Central Dredging Association.
– Deltares. (2011). Mud dynamics in the Eems-Dollard, research phase 1: Literature review mud and primary production.
– Gilvear, D. J. et al. (2013). River rehabilitation for the delivery of multiple ecosystem services at the river network scale. Journal of Environmental Management, 126, 30–43.
– Penning, E. et al. (2016). Establishing vegetated foreshores to increase dike safety along lake shores. Flood Risk Conference Proceedings. Lyon, France.
– Schielen, R. et al (2018). An assessment of Building with Nature (BwN) measures: A comparative case study from Scotland and the Netherlands. Proceedings from the 20th EGUGA conference. Vienna, Austria.
– Vannote, R. L. et al. (1980). The river continuum concept. Canadian
Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 37, 130–137.
– Vuik, V. (2019). Building safety with nature: Salt marshes for flood risk reduction [Doctoral dissertation, Delft University of Technology].
– Zhu, Z. et al. (2020). Historic storms and the hidden value of coastal wetlands for nature-based flood defence. Nature Sustainability, 3, 853–862.

Online resources

– BE SAFE: Bio-engineering for safety using vegetated foreshores—overview of the fundamental research program
– CEDA Working Group Beneficial Use of Sediment— workgroup findings and position papers
– Demonstrating Building with Nature at catchment sites— factsheet on catchment work within the INTERREG NSR Building with Nature project
– Handreiking POV Voorlanden—final report of an applied science study on the use of foreshores (in Dutch)
– Living Rivers—Nature-based Solutions webpage
– Room for the River—description of the Rijkswaterstaat program (in Dutch; abbreviated in English)