Netherlands Centre for Coastal Research
The NCK Days of 2017 have been a great succes!
We would like to give our thanks and compliments to Wageningen Marine Research for the very smooth organization. Also many thanks to all contributors for putting in the effort to share their work in presentations and posters.
If you have missed a presentation, did not see all posters, or simply would want to re-read the info: you can now download the book of abstracts on the 'past events' page. On this page, you can also get an overall impression of the NCK Days, with a link to all the photos that were made during the NCK Days.
We look forward to seeing you at the next NCK event!
On 10 January 2017, 13.00-17.00 hr, the second Christiaan Brunings Lecture will be held at the Utrecht University Library Uithof (Boothzaal).
This year's theme is salt marshes!
* keynote lecture prof. Sergio Fagherazzi (Boston University) on survival of salt marshes under global change
* lecture prof. Tjeerd Bouma (NIOZ) on small-scale processes affecting large-scale salt marsh dynamics
* Metronome tidal facility demonstration, perhaps including the first-ever mud flats and salt marshes in experiments
100 seats available (admission free) for practitioners and scientists working on salt marshes. More info (programme, abstracts) and registration at www.uu.nl/bruningslecture. Last year's lecture is online. Also see www.uu.nl/metronome.
Sponsored by Deltares (and probably also by Rijkswaterstaat)
NCK-member Bas Borsje is one of the 25 nominees for the title 'New Scientist Science Talent 2016', a competition for the best science talent in Netherlands and Flanders! Bas focusses on coastal protection by soft/natural structures like salt marshes and mangrove forests and he investigates the load by tides and waves on those soft structures. This structures are cheaper and more climate proof than traditional coastal protection measures like dams and dikes. To receive the title 'New Scientist Science Talent 2016', which is an big honour, Bas needs to collect votes. If you like to support Bas, please vote for him at the website of the New Scientist!