20 November 2014 -
Deltares has tested a new type of floating willow matrass. It keeps the reed marsh that develops on top floating for longer than the ‘sinking’ reed marshes we have at present.
18 November 2014 -
Researchers, government agencies, consultants and policymakers will soon be able to turn to an interactive data lab (the iD-Lab), which presents and utilises data, models and software in a fast and innovative way.
17 November 2014 -
From 1 March 2015 onward, Deltares will be mobilising Dutch knowledge questions with the aim of establishing the research agenda for the, soil-sediment-water system, subsurface and land use in Europe.
11 November 2014 -
A foreland with vegetation reduces the force of waves hitting the dike, and therefore the load on the dike. As a result, the dike itself does not need to be strengthened. That saves costs, because a sandy foreland or forebank is cheaper to build and maintain than the traditional approach to strengthening dikes with rock.
03 November 2014 -
Deltares and Arcadis have started a project in Colombia to prevent flooding by using the right software models and by training the local operation managers.