Sediment Sorting

Theme days
Thursday, 11 January
Rotterdamseweg 205
2629 HD Delft, Netherlands

The summary of this symposium  is now available!




Orginal announcement below


On Thursday, the 11th of January a NCK symposium entitled 'Impact of bed sediment composition on the environment' will be organised in the Art-Centre in Delft. The symposium will focus on the bed composition of the Dutch coast and the relevant abiotic and biotic processes in general. Two keynotes, by Steven Degraer (University of Ghent) and Maarten Kleinhans (University of Utrecht) will set the scene and several reseachers and PhD-students will share their insight and latest findings. The preliminary programme for the day is as follows:

9:15     pdfWelcome and introduction by Martin Baptist & Bas Huisman
9:30     Keynote by Steven Degraer (University of Ghent): pdfAbout sediments and marine life: A clear cut and tight relationship?
10:15   Session 1 : Bed sediment composition of the Dutch coast : 

11:15   Coffee
11:30   Session 2: Relevance of the abiotic environment for marine ecology

12:30   Lunch
13:30   Keynote by Maarten Kleinhans (Utrecht University): pdfSorting out estuaries: similar effects of bed armouring and inherited cohesive layers
14:15   Session 3: Bed sediment composition monitoring & modelling

15:15   Panel discussion
16:00   Drinks
17:00   Closing

You can register for this NCK symposium by clicking the green button on top of this page. Registration is free of charge. We kindly request you to inform us when you want to cancel your registration at a later stage because of the catering. 


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