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Prof. Dr Eng. Toorman, Erik
orcid.org/0000-0001-7647-6310, orcid
www.researcherid.com/rid/C-2658-2014, researcherid

Institute  Top | Institute | Publications | Projects 
    KU Leuven; Departement Burgerlijke Bouwkunde; Afdeling Hydraulica, more
    Function: BOF Hoofddocent

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Projects (13)  Top | Institute | Publications | Projects 
  • Bio-fysische Karakterisering van Indicatoren voor Stabiliteit Slikgebieden d.m.v. remote sensing, more
  • Bio-physical characterization of indicators of sediment stability in mudflats using remote sensing, more
  • Development of simulation models for two-phase flow on geophysical scale, with applications to sediment transport in estuaries and coastal zones, more
  • Een nieuwe meettechniek gekoppeld aan een nieuwe modelbenadering voor de bepaling van de effectieve valsnelheid van een flocculerend sediment in estuaria., more
  • Geïntegreerde cohesief-sedimenttransportmodellering. I, more
  • Geïntegreerde cohesief-sedimenttransportmodellering. II, more
  • Innovative coastal technologies for safer European coasts in a changing climate, more
  • Numeric simulation of sediment transport in estuaries and coastal zones, more
  • Numerical Modelling of Sediment-Laden Flow over Rough Surfaces - Extenda ble with Mobile Bed, more
  • Prediction of cohesive sediment transport and bed dynamics in estuaries and coastal zones with integrated numerical simulation models, more
  • Quantification of Erosion and Sedimentation patterns to Trace the natural versus anthropogenic sediment dynamics, more
  • Suriname Coast Morphodynamic Model Development, more
  • The influence of structural changes in (harbour) silt on it's mechanical behaviour, more

Publications (95)  Top | Institute | Publications | Projects 
    ( 29 peer reviewed ) split up
  • Adam, S.; Ibrahim, E.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.A. (2006). Unsupervised classification techniques for surface sediment type discrimination using hyperspectral airborne imagery, in: NCK Themeday Water Bed Exchange of Cohesive Sand-mud Mixtures June 22, 2006. , more
  • Adam, S.; De Backer, A.; Degraer, S.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.; Vincx, M. (2007). Bio-physical characterization of indicators of sediment stability in mudflats using remote sensing (CISS), in: Proceedings 5th EARSeL Workshop on Imaging Spectroscopy. Bruges, Belgium, April 23-25 2007. pp. 2 pp, more
  • Adam, S.; De Backer, A.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.; Vincx, M. (2007). Bio-physical characterization of indicators of sediment stability in mudflats using remote sensing (CISS), in: 9th International Conference on Nearshore and Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes (INTERCOH '07), Brest, France, September 25-28, 2007. Book of abstracts. pp. 175-176, more
  • Peer reviewed article Adam, S.; De Backer, A.; Degraer, S.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.A.; Vincx, M. (2008). Sediment characterization of intertidal mudflats using remote sensing, in: Kusuda, T. et al. (Ed.) Sediment and Ecohydraulics: INTERCOH 2005. Proceedings in Marine Science, 9: pp. 109-124. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/S1568-2692(08)80011-3, more
  • Adam, S.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.A. (2009). Quantification of bio-physical intertidal sediment properties using hyperspectral measurements, in: Maktav, D. (Ed.) Remote sensing for a changing Europe: Proceedings of the 28th Symposium of Remote Sensing Laboratories, Istanbul, Turkey, 2–5 June 2008. pp. 340-347. dx.doi.org/10.3233/978-1-58603-986-8-340, more
  • Adam, S.; De Backer, A.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M.; Toorman, E. (2010). Effect of Corophium volutator on the erodability of cohesive sediments, in: De Backer, A. The mud shrimp Corophium volutator: a key species in tidal flat sedimentary processes? = De slijkgarnaal Corophium volutator: een sleutelsoort in sedimentprocessen van slikken?. pp. 65-83, more
  • Peer reviewed article Adam, S.; De Backer, A.; De Wever, A.; Sabbe, K.; Toorman, E.A.; Vincx, M.; Monbaliu, J. (2011). Bio-physical characterization of sediment stability indicators for mudflats using remote sensing: a laboratory experiment, in: Le Hir, P. et al. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Nearshore and Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes (INTERCOH '07), Brest, France, September 25-28, 2007. Continental Shelf Research, 31(10, Suppl.): pp. S26-S35. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2009.12.008, more
  • Peer reviewed article Adam, S.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.A. (2012). Quantification of bio-physico-chemical properties of intertidal sediment at different spatial scales using remote sensing. Int. J. Remote Sens. 33(17): 5347-5365. hdl.handle.net/10.1080/01431161.2010.494634, more
  • Aubry, T.; Amsterdam, M.; Gratiot, N.; Monbaliu, J.; Naipal, S.; Toorman, E.; van Ledden, M.; Vaughan, G.; Winterwerp, J. (2007). Rheological properties of sediments from the Amazon-Orinoco coast (South-America) and geomorphologic implications, in: 9th International Conference on Nearshore and Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes (INTERCOH '07), Brest, France, September 25-28, 2007. Book of abstracts. pp. 13-14, more
  • Awad, E.; Toorman, E.; Widera, P.; Lacor, C. (2007). Large eddy simulations for quasi-2D turbulence in shallow flows, in: 39th International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics and 3rd Warnemünde Turbulence Days (7-11 May 2007). Turbulence re-revisited: abstracts. pp. 4, more
  • Peer reviewed article Awad, E.; Toorman, E.; Lacor, C. (2009). Large eddy simulations for quasi-2D turbulence in shallow flows: A comparison between different subgrid scale models. J. Mar. Syst. 77(4): 511-528. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2008.11.011, more
  • Awad, E.; Toorman, E. (2004). A three dimensional numerical modelling of sediment transport in estuarine environments. Geophys. Res. Abstr. 6(00566): 1, more
  • Berlamont, J.; Van den Bosch, L.; Toorman, E. (1993). Effective stresses and permeability in consolidating mud, in: Edge, B.L. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference, October 4-9, 1992, Venice, Italy. pp. 2962-2975, more
  • Peer reviewed article Berlamont, J.; Ockenden, M.; Toorman, E.; Winterwerp, J.C. (1993). The characterisation of cohesive sediment properties. Coast. Eng. 21: 105-128, more
  • Berlamont, J.; Dyer, K.; Markofsky, M.; Michallet, H.; Petersen, O.; Roberts, B.; Sills, G.; Toorman, E.; Violeau, D.; Winterwerp, J. (2001). Prediction of cohesive sediment transport and bed dynamics in estuaries and coastal zones with integrated numerical simulation models (COSINUS), in: Proceedings of the seventh Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference, Reno, Nevada, March 25-29, 2001. , more
  • Peer reviewed article Bi, Q.; Toorman, E. (2015). Mixed-sediment transport modelling in Scheldt estuary with a physics-based bottom friction law. Ocean Dynamics 65(4): 555-587. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10236-015-0816-z, more
  • Chen, M.; Toorman, E.; Mostaert, F.; Van Den Winkel, P.; Muylaert, K.; Jacobs, P.; Vanlierde, E.; Meire, P.; Cattrijsse, A.; De Smedt, F. (2009). Coupling of a new in-situ measurement technique with a new modelling approach for the determination of the effective settling velocity of flocculating sediments in estuaries, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts: an overview of marine research in Belgium anno 2009. 10th VLIZ Young Scientists' Day. Special edition at the occasion of 10 years VLIZ. VLIZ Special Publication, 43: pp. 26-27, more
  • Claeys, S.; Staelens, P.; Vanlede, J.; Heredia, M.; Van Hoestenberghe, T.; Van Oyen, T.; Toorman, E. (2015). A rheological lab measurement protocol for cohesive sediment, in: Toorman, E.A. et al. (Ed.) INTERCOH2015: 13th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes. Leuven, Belgium, 7-11 September 2015. VLIZ Special Publication, 74: pp. 20-21, more
  • Peer reviewed article De Backer, A.; Adam, S.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2009). Remote sensing of biologically reworked sediments: a laboratory experiment. Est. Coast. 32(6): 1121-1129. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12237-009-9204-6, more
  • De Backer, A.; Adam, S.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2010). Remote sensing of biologically reworked sediments: a laboratory experiment, in: De Backer, A. The mud shrimp Corophium volutator: a key species in tidal flat sedimentary processes? = De slijkgarnaal Corophium volutator: een sleutelsoort in sedimentprocessen van slikken?. pp. 49-64, more
  • Peer reviewed article Dearnaley, M.P.; Roberts, W.; Jones, S.; Leurer, K.C.; Lintern, D.G.; Merckelbach, L.M.; Sills, G.C.; Toorman, E. A.; Winterwerp, J.C. (2002). Measurement and modelling of the properties of cohesive sediment deposits, in: Winterwerp, J.C. et al. (Ed.) Fine sediment dynamics in the marine environment. Proceedings in Marine Science, 5: pp. 57-73, more
  • Decrop, B.; De Mulder, T.; Troch, P.; Toorman, E.; Sas, M. (2012). Experimental investigation of negatively buoyant sediment plumes resulting from dredging operations, in: Troch, P. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts of the 4th International Conference on the Application of Physical Modelling to Port and Coastal Protection - Coastlab12. Department of Civil Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, September 17-20, 2012. pp. 73-74, more
  • Decrop, B.; De Mulder, T.; Toorman, E.; Sas, M. (2015). A parameter model for dredge plume sediment source terms, in: Toorman, E.A. et al. (Ed.) INTERCOH2015: 13th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes. Leuven, Belgium, 7-11 September 2015. VLIZ Special Publication, 74: pp. 28-29, more
  • Peer reviewed article Decrop, B.; De Mulder, T.; Toorman, E.; Sas, M. (2015). Numerical simulation of near-field dredging plumes: efficiency of an environmental valve. J. Environ. Eng. 141(12). dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0000982, more
  • Peer reviewed article Decrop, B.; De Mulder, T.; Toorman, E.; Sas, M. (2017). A parameter model for dredge plume sediment source terms. Ocean Dynamics 67(1): 137-146. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s10236-016-1017-0, more
  • Fettweis, M.; Baeye, M.; Bi, Q.; Chapalain, M.; De Bisschop, J.; Dulière, V.; Lurton, X.; Montereale Gavazzi, G.; Roche, M.; Shen, X.; Toorman, E.; Van den Eynde, D.; Van Lancker, V.; Verney, R.; Zhang, Q. (2016). Tools to support the monitoring of MSFD descriptors 6 'Sea-floor integrity' and 7 'Hydrographical conditions', in: Degraer, S. et al. (Ed.) North Sea Open Science Conference 7-10/11/2016. Abstract Booklet. pp. 49, more
  • Peer reviewed article Giardino, A.; Ibrahim, E.; Adam, S.; Toorman, E.A.; Monbaliu, J. (2009). Hydrodynamics and cohesive sediment transport in the IJzer estuary, Belgium: Case study. J. Waterway Port Coast. Ocean Eng. 135(4): 176-184. dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-950X(2009)135:4(176), more
  • Hoffmann, M.; Adam, S.; Baert, L.; Bonte, D.; Chavatte, N.; Claus, R.; De Belder, W.; De Fré, B.; Degraer, S.; De Groote, D.; Dekoninck, W.; Desender, K.; Devos, K.; Engledow, H.; Grootaert, P.; Hardies, N.; Leliaert, F.; Maelfait, J.-P.; Monbaliu, J.; Pollet, M.; Provoost, S.; Stichelmans, E.; Toorman, E.; Van Nieuwenhuyse, H.; Vercruysse, E.; Vincx, M.; Wittoeck, J. (2005). Integrated monitoring of nature restoration along ecotones, the example of the Yser Estuary, in: Herrier, J.-L. et al. (Ed.) Proceedings 'Dunes and Estuaries 2005': International Conference on nature restoration practices in European coastal habitats, Koksijde, Belgium 19-23 September 2005. VLIZ Special Publication, 19: pp. 191-208, more
  • Peer reviewed article Jahnke, A.; Arp, H.P.H.; Escher, B.I.; Gewert, B.; Gorokhova, E.; Kühnel, D.; Ogonowski, M.; Potthoff, A.; Rummel, C.; Schmitt-Jansen, M.; Toorman, E.; MacLeod, M. (2017). Reducing uncertainty and confronting ignorance about the possible impacts of weathering plastics in the marine environment. Environmental Science & Technology Letters 4(3): 85-90. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00008, more
  • Kortenhaus, A.; Troch, P.; Silin, N.; Nelko, V.; Devriese, P.; Stratigaki, V.; De Maeyer, J.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.; Rauwoens, P.; Vanneste, D.; Suzuki, T.; Van Oyen, T.; Verwaest, T. (2016). Design features of the upcoming Coastal and Ocean Basin (COB) in Ostend, Belgium, in: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Applicationof Physical Modelling in Coastal and Port Engineering and Science(Coastlab16), Ottawa, Canada, May 10-13, 2016. pp. [1-10], more
  • Kortenhaus, A.; Troch, P.; Silin, N.; Nelko, V.; Devriese, P.; Stratigaki, V.; De Mayer, J.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.A.; Rauwoens, P.; Vanneste, D.; Suzuki, T.; Van Oyen, T.; Verwaest, T. (2016). Design features of the upcoming Coastal and Ocean Basin in Ostend, Belgium, in: Erpicum, S. et al. (Ed.) Proceedings of the 4th IAHR Europe Congress, Liege, Belgium, 27-29 July 2016: Sustainable Hydraulics in the Era of Global Change. pp. 356-363, more
  • Peer reviewed article Le Hir, P.; Toorman, E.; Cayocca, F.; Verney, R. (2011). Preface of the CSR Supplement Issue: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Nearshore and Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes. Cont. Shelf Res. 31(10): S1-S2. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2011.02.011, more
  • Peer reviewed article Le Hir, P.; Toorman, E.; Cayocca, F.; Verney, R. (Ed.) (2011). Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Nearshore and Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes (INTERCOH '07), Brest, France, September 25-28, 2007. Continental Shelf Research, 31(10, Suppl.). Elsevier: Amsterdam. 210 pp., more
  • Lee, B.J.; Toorman, E.A.; Wang, J. (2009). Development and validation of the bimodal flocculation model: two-class population balance equation, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts: an overview of marine research in Belgium anno 2009. 10th VLIZ Young Scientists' Day. Special edition at the occasion of 10 years VLIZ. VLIZ Special Publication, 43: pp. 80, more
  • Lee, B.J.; Fettweis, M.; Toorman, E.; Wang, J. (2011). Multimodality of a particle size distribution of marine suspended sediments: significance and application, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 25 February 2011: book of abstracts. pp. 45, more
  • Peer reviewed article Lee, B.J.; Toorman, E.; Molz, F.J.; Wang, J. (2011). A two-class population balance equation yielding bimodal flocculation of marine or estuarine sediments. Wat. Res. 45(5): 2131-2145. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.watres.2010.12.028, more
  • Lee, B.J.; Fettweis, M.; Toorman, E.; Wang, J. (2011). Multimodal particle size distribution in a coastal zone, in: INTERCOH 11: the 11th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes, Shanghai, China, October 18-21, 2011. Book of abstracts. pp. 174-175, more
  • Peer reviewed article Lee, B.J.; Fettweis, M.; Toorman, E.; Molz, F.J. (2012). Multimodality of a particle size distribution of cohesive suspended particulate matters in a coastal zone. J. Geophys. Res. 117(C3): 17. hdl.handle.net/10.1029/2011JC007552, more
  • Peer reviewed article Lee, B.J.; Schlautman, M.A.; Toorman, E.; Fettweis, M. (2012). Competition between kaolinite flocculation and stabilization in divalent cation solutions dosed with anionic polyacrylamides. Wat. Res. 46(17): 5696-5706. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.watres.2012.07.056, more
  • Lee, B.J.; Fettweis, M.; Toorman, E. A. (2012). Heterogeneous flocculation combining the biological and mineralogical populations in a marine and coastal environment: literature study for a conceptual model, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts - VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day. Brugge, Belgium, 24 February 2012. VLIZ Special Publication, 55: pp. 43, more
  • Lee, B.J.; Fettweis, M.; Toorman, E. (2012). Heterogeneous flocculation combining the biological and mineralogical populations in a marine and coastal environment [POSTER]. Poster presentation. Hydraulics Laboratory. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven: Leuven. 1 poster pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article Lee, B.J.; Toorman, E.; Fettweis, M. (2014). Multimodal particle size distributions of fine-grained sediments: mathematical modeling and field investigation. Ocean Dynamics 64(3): 429-441. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10236-014-0692-y, more
  • Lee, B.J.; Bi, Q.; Toorman, E.; Fettweis, M.; Weilbeer, H. (2015). Two-class flocculation kinetic model: development and application to large-scale, multi-dimensional cohesive sediment transport, in: Toorman, E.A. et al. (Ed.) INTERCOH2015: 13th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes. Leuven, Belgium, 7-11 September 2015. VLIZ Special Publication, 74: pp. 187-188, more
  • Liste, M.; Monbaliu, J.; Grifoll, M.; Keupers, I.; Toorman, E.; Bi, Q.; Soret, A.; Fernández, J.; Carniel, S.; Benetazzo, A.; Staneva, J.; Wahle, K.; Bricheno, L.; Wolf, J.; Lepesqueur, J.; Ardhuin, F. (2012). Impact assessment for the improved four boundary conditions (at bed, free-surface, land-boundary and offshore-boundary) on coastal hydrodynamics and particulate transport. KUL: Leuven. 88 pp., more
  • Monbaliu, J.; Bi, Q.; Bouma, T.J.; Toorman, E.A.; van Belzen, J.; Willems, P. (2015). Extreme estuarine water levels and channel morphology, effect on flood extents and habitat resilience: the Scheldt Estuary, Belgium and the Netherlands, in: Coastal Risk Management in a Changing Climate. pp. 332-357. dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-397310-8.00007-5, more
  • Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.; Berlamont, J. (2001). Modelleren van stromingen en golven langs de Vlaamse kust, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Beheer van kust en zee: beleidsondersteunend onderzoek in Vlaanderen: Studiedag, Oostende, 9 november 2001. VLIZ Special Publication, 4: pp. 38-42, more
  • Qilong, B.; Toorman, E. (2013). Modelling of hydrodynamic and morphological processes in the Scheldt Estuary with a new bed roughness, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day. Brugge, Belgium, 15 February 2013. VLIZ Special Publication, 63: pp. 15, more
  • Qilong, B.; Toorman, E. (2015). On two-phase/mixture modelling of sediment transport and turbulence modulation due to fluid-particle interactions, in: Toorman, E.A. et al. (Ed.) INTERCOH2015: 13th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes. Leuven, Belgium, 7-11 September 2015. VLIZ Special Publication, 74: pp. 9-10, more
  • Toorman, E. (2008). An investigation into the thixotropic wave dissipation potential of fluid mud, in: AGU Chapman Conference on Physics of Wave-Mud Interaction (Amelia Island, Florida, November 2008). Book of Abstracts. pp. 24, more
  • Peer reviewed article Toorman, E. (2009). Errata and addendum for “Vertical mixing in the fully developed turbulent layer of sediment-laden open-channel flow” by E. A. Toorman. J. Hydraul. Eng. 135(6): 538-538. dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0000038, more
  • Peer reviewed article Toorman, E. (2011). Closure to "Vertical mixing in the fully developed turbulent layer of sediment-laden open-channel flow" by Erik A. Toorman. J. Hydraul. Eng. 137(9): 1097-1100. dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0000429, more
  • Toorman, E.; Lacor, C.; Awad, E.; Heredia, M.; Widera, P. (2007). Scale problems in 3D sediment transport models and suggestions to overcome them, in: Colloque SHF Pollution Marine, 22-23 Janvier 2007, Paris. pp. 1-8, more
  • Toorman, E.; Lacor, C.; Heredia, M.; Widera, P. (2007). Upscaling near-bottom sediment-turbulence interaction effects for large-scale 3D sediment transport modelling, in: 39th International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics and 3rd Warnemünde Turbulence Days (7-11 May 2007). Turbulence re-revisited: abstracts. pp. 81, more
  • Toorman, E.; Heredia, M.W.; Widera, P.; Lacor, C. (2009). A new two-equation turbulence model for the study of near-bed sediment transport, in: 10th International Conference on Nearshore and Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes (INTERCOH '09), Rio de Janeiro/Paraty, Brazil, 3-8 may 2009: book of abstracts. , more
  • Peer reviewed article Toorman, E. A. (2001). Cohesive sediment transport modeling: European perspective, in: McAnally, W.H. et al. (Ed.) Coastal and estuarine fine sediment processes. Proceedings in Marine Science, 3: pp. 1-18, more
  • Toorman, E. A.; Widera, P.; Heredia, M.; Lacor, C. (2008). Upscaling of bottom-generated turbulence in large-scale 3D models for sediment transport in estuaries and coastal zones. Geophys. Res. Abstr. 10: EGU2008-A-03532, more
  • Toorman, E. A.; Qilong, B. (2011). Dealing with benthic high-concentrated layers and fluid mud in cohesive sediment transport modeling, in: INTERCOH 11: the 11th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes, Shanghai, China, October 18-21, 2011. Book of abstracts. pp. 85-86, more
  • Toorman, E.; Berlamont, J. (1988). Densiteitsmetingen in de toegangsgeul tot de Kallosluis op 14 september 1988. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Laboratorium voor Hydraulica: Leuven. 3 pp., more
  • Toorman, E.; Berlamont, J. (1991). Mathematical modeling of cohesive sediment settling and consolidation, in: [s.d.] pp. 1-25, more
  • Toorman, E.; Luyckx, G. (1997). Containerdok West. Hydraulisch en sedimentologisch onderzoek: deelrapport 4. Erosiegevoeligheid van de bodemsedimenten. Laboratoriumproeven. IMDC: Antwerpen. 22 + appendices pp., more
  • Toorman, E.; Monbaliu, J.; Adam, S. (2004). Monitoring natuurherstel Ijzermonding (MONAY): sedimentprocessen. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Laboratorium voor Hydraulica: Leuven. iv, 49 + appendices pp., more
  • Toorman, E.A. (1992). Modelling of fluid mud flow and consolidation. PhD Thesis. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Laboratorium voor Hydraulica: Leuven. 175 pp., more
  • Toorman, E.A. (1992). Het mechanisch gedrag van slib in estuaria. Water 27(66): 159-167, more
  • Toorman, E.A. (1995). The thixotropic behaviour of dense cohesive sediment suspensions. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL): Heverlee. iii, 69 pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article Toorman, E.A. (1997). Modelling the thixotropic behaviour of dense cohesive sediment suspensions. Rheol. Acta 36(1): 56-65, more
  • Peer reviewed article Toorman, E.A. (2002). Modelling of turbulent flow with suspended cohesive sediment, in: Winterwerp, J.C. et al. (Ed.) Fine sediment dynamics in the marine environment. Proceedings in Marine Science, 5: pp. 155-169, more
  • Toorman, E.A. (2003). Validation of macroscopic modelling of particle-laden turbulent flows, in: Proceedings of 6th Belgian National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (Gent, 26-27 May 2003). pp. 1-7, more
  • Peer reviewed article Toorman, E.A. (2008). Vertical mixing in the fully developed turbulent layer of sediment-laden open-channel flow. J. Hydraul. Eng. 134(9): 1225-1235. dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9429(2008)134:9(1225), more
  • Toorman, E.A. (2009). Cohesive sediment transport research: the science of mud, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts: an overview of marine research in Belgium anno 2009. 10th VLIZ Young Scientists' Day. Special edition at the occasion of 10 years VLIZ. VLIZ Special Publication, 43: pp. 137, more
  • Toorman, E.A. (2011). Low-Reynolds modelling of high-concentrated near-bottom suspended sediment transport, in: IAHR THESIS-2011 Symposium on Two-phase Modelling for Sediment Dynamics in Geophysical Flows (Paris, April 26-28, 2011). pp. [1-4], more
  • Toorman, E.A. (2015). Preface, in: Toorman, E.A. et al. (Ed.) INTERCOH2015: 13th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes. Leuven, Belgium, 7-11 September 2015. VLIZ Special Publication, 74: pp. iii, more
  • Peer reviewed article Toorman, E.A.; Bruens, A.W.; Kranenburg, C.; Winterwerp, J.C. (2002). Interaction of suspended cohesive sediment and turbulence, in: Winterwerp, J.C. et al. (Ed.) Fine sediment dynamics in the marine environment. Proceedings in Marine Science, 5: pp. 7-23, more
  • Toorman, E.A.; Heredia, M.W.; Lacor, C.; Widera, P. (2007). A three-layer turbulence model for the study of near-bed sediment transport, in: 9th International Conference on Nearshore and Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes (INTERCOH '07), Brest, France, September 25-28, 2007. Book of abstracts. pp. 69, more
  • Toorman, E.A.; Vandebeek, I.; Liste Muñoz, M.; Heredia, M.; Rocabado, I.; Vanlede, J.; Delefortrie, G.; Vantorre, M.; Meersschaut, Y. (2015). Drag on an object towed through a fluid mud layer: CFD versus experiment, in: Toorman, E.A. et al. (Ed.) INTERCOH2015: 13th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes. Leuven, Belgium, 7-11 September 2015. VLIZ Special Publication, 74: pp. 114-115, more
  • Toorman, E.A.; Ouda, M.; Bi, Q. (2016). Development of a hybrid two-phase/mixture model for concentrated sediment transport in open channel flow, in: THESIS-2016: Two-pHase modElling for Sediment dynamIcS in geophysical flows, September 12-14, 2016, Tokyo – Japan. pp. 29-32, more
  • Toorman, E.A.; Mertens, T.; Fettweis, M.; Vanlede, J. (Ed.) (2015). INTERCOH2015: 13th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes. Leuven, Belgium, 7-11 September 2015. VLIZ Special Publication, 74. Hydraulics Division, Department of Civil Engineering, KU Leuven/Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ): Leuven, Oostende. ISBN 978-94-920430-8-5. xxii, 224 pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article Toorman, E.A.; Berlamont, J. (1991). A hindered settling model for the prediction of settling and consolidation of cohesive sediment. Geo-Mar. Lett. 11: 179-183, more
  • Van den Bosch, L.; Berlamont, J.; Toorman, E. [s.d.]. On the effect of drainage on the consolidation behaviour of cohesive sediments. Hydraulics Laboratory. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven: Heverlee. 4 pp., more
  • Van den Eynde, D.; Fettweis, M.; Francken, F.; Janssens, J.; Toorman, E.; Van Lancker, V.; Verwaest, T. (2009). Modelling transport of mixed sediments on the Belgian Continental Shelf, in: 10th International Conference on Nearshore and Estuarine Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes (INTERCOH '09), Rio de Janeiro/Paraty, Brazil, 3-8 may 2009: book of abstracts. , more
  • Van Lancker, V.; Du Four, I.; Fettweis, M.; Van den Eynde, D.; Degraer, S.; Devolder, M.; Francken, F.; Luyten, P.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.; Giardino, A.; Portilla, J.; Verwaest, T.; Janssens, J.; Houziaux, J.-S.; Vandenberghe, N.; Zeelmaekers, E.; Goffin, A. (2008). QUantification of Erosion/Sedimentation patterns to Trace the natural versus anthropogenic sediment dynamics - QUEST4D, in: TIDALITES 2008, September 24-27, Qingdao (China). pp. 1, more
  • Van Lancker, V.; Du Four, I.; Degraer, S.; Fettweis, M.; Francken, F.; Van den Eynde, D.; Monbaliu, J.; Ullman, A.; Toorman, E.; Verwaest, T.; Janssens, J.; Vincx, M.; Houziaux, J.-S. (2009). Mapping in support of a more sustainable exploitation of the seabed, the Belgian Continental shelf. Session “Applied geomorphological mapping”, in: 7th International Conference on Geomorphology, Melbourne (AUS), 4- 22/07/2009. Abstracts. , more
  • Van Lancker, V.; Du Four, I.; Degraer, S.; Fettweis, M.; Francken, F.; Van den Eynde, D.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.; Verwaest, T.; Janssens, J.; Vincx, M.; Houziaux, J.-S. (2009). Changes in the marine environment: the Belgian part of the North Sea revisited, in: 41st International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics: Science-Based Management of the Coastal Waters, 4-8 May 2009. pp. [1], more
  • Van Lancker, V.; Du Four, I.; Degraer, S.; Fettweis, M.; Francken, F.; Van den Eynde, D.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.; Verwaest, T.; Janssens, J.; Vincx, M.; Houziaux, J.-S. (2009). Changes in the marine environment: the Belgian part of the North Sea revisited, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts: an overview of marine research in Belgium anno 2009. 10th VLIZ Young Scientists' Day. Special edition at the occasion of 10 years VLIZ. VLIZ Special Publication, 43, more
  • Van Lancker, V.; Du Four, I.; Degraer, S.; Fettweis, M.; Francken, F.; Van den Eynde, D.; Devolder, M.; Luyten, P.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.; Portilla, J.; Ullmann, A.; Verwaest, T.; Janssens, J.; Vanlede, J.; Vincx, M.; Rabaut, M.; Houziaux, J.-S.; Mallaerts, T.; Vandenberghe, H.; Zeelmaekers, E.; Goffin, A (2009). QUantification of Erosion/Sedimentation patterns to Trace the natural versus anthropogenic sediment dynamics QUEST4D. Final Report phase I. Belgian Science Policy: Brussels. 135 pp., more
  • Van Lancker, V.; Baeye, M.; Du Four, I.; Degraer, S.; Fettweis, M.; Francken, F.; Houziaux, J.-S.; Luyten, P.; Van den Eynde, D.; Devolder, M.; De Cauwer, K.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.; Portilla, J.; Ullman, A.; Liste Muñoz, M.; Fernández, L.; Komijani, H.; Verwaest, T.; Delgado, R.; De Schutter, J.; Janssens, J.; Levy, Y.; Vanlede, J.; Vincx, M.; Rabaut, M.; Vandenberghe, N.; Zeelmaekers, E.; Goffin, A. (2011). Towards more sustainable exploitation of economic activities in the EEZ [POSTER]. Management Unit of the North Sea Mathematical Models (MUMM): Brussels. 1 poster pp., more
  • Van Lancker, V.; Baeye, M.; Du Four, I.; Janssens, R.; Degraer, S.; Fettweis, M.; Francken, F.; Houziaux, J.-S.; Luyten, P.; Van den Eynde, D.; Devolder, M.; De Cauwer, K.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.; Portilla, J.; Ullman, A.; Liste, M.; Fernández, L.; Komijani, H.; Verwaest, T.; Delgado, R.; De Schutter, J.; Janssens, J.; Levy, Y.; Vanlede, J.; Vincx, M.; Rabaut, M.; Vandenberghe, N.; Zeelmaekers, E.; Goffin, A. (2012). Quantification of erosion/sedimentation patterns to trace the natural versus anthropogenic sediment dynamics "QUEST4D": final report. Belgian Science Policy Office: Brussels. 103 pp., more
  • Vandebeek, I.; Toorman, E.; Troch, P. (2017). Towards a climate resilient coast: numerical modeling of wave overtopping and wave loads considering the influence of sediment transport, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 3 March 2017. VLIZ Special Publication, 79: pp. 93-94, more
  • Vanlede, J.; Toorman, E.; Liste Muñoz, M.; Rocabado, I.; Heredia, M.; Delefortrie, G.; Vantorre, M. (2014). Towards CFD as a tool to study ship-mud interactions [POSTER]. Flanders Hydraulics Research: Antwerp. 1 poster pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article Violeau, D.; Bourban, S.; Cheviet, C.; Markofsky, M.; Petersen, O.; Roberts, W.; Spearman, J.; Toorman, E.; Vested, H.J.; Weilbeer, H. (2002). Numerical simulation of cohesive sediment transport: intercomparison of several numerical models, in: Winterwerp, J.C. et al. (Ed.) Fine sediment dynamics in the marine environment. Proceedings in Marine Science, 5: pp. 75-89, more
  • Wang, J.; Toorman, E.A.; Lee, B.J. (2009). Modeling flocculation processes: continuous particle size distribution method, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts: an overview of marine research in Belgium anno 2009. 10th VLIZ Young Scientists' Day. Special edition at the occasion of 10 years VLIZ. VLIZ Special Publication, 43: pp. 168, more
  • Wang, J.; Toorman, E.; Lee, B.J. (2011). Flocculation models simulating a fully continuous particle size distribution: comparison of FEM method and distribution-based method, in: INTERCOH 11: the 11th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes, Shanghai, China, October 18-21, 2011. Book of abstracts. pp. 49-50, more
  • Peer reviewed article Widera, P.; Toorman, E.; Lacor, C. (2009). Large eddy simulation of sediment transport in open-channel flow. J. Hydraul. Res. 47(3): 291-298. dx.doi.org/10.1080/00221686.2009.9522000, more
  • Willems, M.; Kortenhaus, A.; Troch, P.; Silin, N.; Nelko, V.; Devriese, P.; Stratigaki, V.; De Maeyer, J.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E.; Rauwoens, P.; Vanneste, D.; Suzuki, T.; Van Oyen, T.; Verwaest, T. (2016). Design features of the upcoming Coastal and Ocean Basin (COB) in Ostend, Belgium [PRESENTATION]. Presented at Coastlab16, Ottawa, Canada, May 10-13, 2016. Flanders Hydraulics Research/Ghent University/KU Leuven: Antwerp. 22 slides pp., more
  • Peer reviewed article Winterwerp, J.C.; Bruens, A.W.; Gratiot, N.; Kranenburg, C.; Mory, M.; Toorman, E. A. (2002). Dynamics of concentrated benthic suspension layers, in: Winterwerp, J.C. et al. (Ed.) Fine sediment dynamics in the marine environment. Proceedings in Marine Science, 5: pp. 41-55, more
  • Zhang, Q.; Monbaliu, J.; Toorman, E. (2017). From measured 2D short wave spectrum to infragravity wave surface modulation in deep water, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 3 March 2017. VLIZ Special Publication, 79: pp. 103, more

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