R&D highlights edition 2018

Introduction 3
Enabling Technologies 4
Deformation-based assessment of dike safety 6
Multi-resolution global modelling of surface currents 6
Nitrate app 8
Switch-on: open data project successfully closed 9
Delta Infrastructure 10
Erosion on the korean east coast: from understanding to practice 12
Scour protection handbook 13
Rapid fall in the cost of offshore wind energy 14
Green port policy in tanzania 15
Bubble screens 16
Interaction of a filling jet and a vessel in a lock 17
Building resilience to extreme weather and climate change into critical infrastructures 18
Unravelling the secret of liquefaction in loose sands by freezing 19
Measuring tsunami forces to design safe cooling systems for power plants 20
Anura3D MPM for large-deformation geotechnical and hydraulic engineering 21
Water and Subsoil resources 22
Drought event simulation and drought risk analysis 24
Participatory and collaborative modelling: key to sustainable and inclusive development 25
Autonomous measuring platforms 26
Treasure hunt for fresh groundwater 27
Stratigraphic modelling with the delft3D geotool 28
Groundwater in multi-stressed aquatic ecosystems 29
New IWRM framework helps the philippines to operationalise sustainable development goal 6.5 30
Adaptive delta planning 32
Enhancing knowledge transfer and uptake 34
Detecting trends in climate change 35
Erosion of sandy beaches worldwide 36
Increasing the resilience of maritime transport in Tuvalu 37
Visual communication in science and landscape design 38
Cascading effects of infra-structure disruption and identification of vulnerable groups 39
The Dutch Delta Approach 40
Ecosystems and Environmental Quality 42
Iron-bearing groundwater makes phosphate less harmful 44
The iFlow model: a simplified model for the study of complex estuarine sediment transport 45
Energy production with floating solar farms 46
Ecological modelling for the environmental impact assessment of sand extraction in the north sea 47
Salt intrusion and temperature dynamics in San Francisco Bay 48
The interplay between rivers and riparian vegetation 49
Tubifex worms improve densification rates and the strengthening of soft sediments and mine tailings 50
Ecosystem-based adaptation using building with nature: towards resilient coasts in Indonesia 51
Widely supported guidelines for naturebased solutions in flood risk management 52
Vegetation modelling to assess the development and performance of nature-based flood defences 53
Flood Risk 54
EU floods directive in Denmark screening flood risks on the 8000-km-long Danish coast 56
Improving cost-benefit analysis for floodrisk management to account for the interests of the poor 57
Emergency advice for a temporary dam near Grave 58
Serving the community: Coastal and fluvial flood forecasting in Ethekwini (Kwazulu Nathal, South Afr 59
BASE platform: portal for satellite-derived bathymetry 60
Hurricane Irma: impact-based forecasting put to the test! 61
An improved hydrological cycle with high-resolution models 62
XBeachX - new anniversary release of the deltares coastal impact software 63
Asphalt in the delta flume 64
Real-time dam stability monitoring 65
Scour holes in river deltas 66
Advisory Council, Scientific Council and Colofon 67