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Measuring ship induced waves and currents on a tidal flat in the Western Scheldt estuary
Schroevers, M.; Huisman, B.J.A.; van der Wal, M.; Terwindt, J. (2011). Measuring ship induced waves and currents on a tidal flat in the Western Scheldt estuary, in: Proceedings of the tenth working conference on Current, Waves and Turbulence Measurement (CWTM), March 20-23, 2011, Monterey. pp. 123-129. hdl.handle.net/10.1109/CWTM.2011.5759539
In: (2011). Proceedings of the tenth working conference on Current, Waves and Turbulence Measurement (CWTM), March 20-23, 2011, Monterey. IEEE/OES/CWTM: Monterey. ISBN 978-1-4244-9285-5. 282 pp., more

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  • Schroevers, M.
  • Huisman, B.J.A.
  • van der Wal, M.
  • Terwindt, J.

Abstract
    In the Western Scheldt estuary a 45-day campaign took place to measure ship induced waves and currents on a tidal flat. It was established that the hydraulic loads due to the passing ships were large enough to play a major part in the erosion process of the tidal flat.

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