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Day of the Rhine branches

Day of the Rhine branches
01 Dec

Day of the Rhine branches

Registration is closed

01 Dec 2022 09:00 - 17:00 (CET)

€ Free
Room : Patio - Building : Toren

Are you interested in the latest development in understanding the Rhine River and the current challenges? Would you like to be aware of the latest modelling effort? Would you like to share and discuss your research? This symposium is for you.



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We look forward to meeting you!




Name (Organization)

09:00 - 09:30

Arrival, registration, welcome & coffee
Deltares, Boussinesqweg 1

09:30 - 09:45

The managers perspective of the river system. Current challenges

Michiel Reneerkens (Rijkswaterstaat, Netherlands)

09:45 - 11:00

Session 1: Modelling the Rhine
Session chair: Parisa Khorsandi Kuhanestani


Applications of the DVR Rhine branches model, with special focus on the longitudinal training walls in the Waal River

Andries Paarlberg (HKV Consultants, Netherlands)


Development of the 6th generation 2D hydrodynamic Rijntakken model

Anna Kosters (Deltares, Netherlands)


Development of the 6th generation 1D hydrodynamic Rijntakken model

Koen Berends (Deltares, Netherlands)


10 years of DVR (morphodynamic) modelling

Mohamed Yossef (Deltares, Netherlands)


Next generation DVR model

Aukje Spruyt (Deltares, Netherlands)

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:15

Session 2: Morphodynamics of the Rhine
Session chair: Lieke Lokin


A systemic (river-sea) perspective on sediment management in support of achieving EU environmental policy objectives

Jos Brils (Deltares, Netherlands)


Final evaluation of the sediment nourishments

Anke Becker (Deltares, Netherlands)


Morphodynamics of the Dutch Rhine (with some interesting insight on the grain size evolution)

Kees Sloff (Deltares, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)

12:15 - 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 - 15:00

Session 3: Rhine research
Session chair: Victor Chavarrias



Sien Kok (Deltares, Netherlands)



Parisa Khorsandi Kuhanestani (University of Twente, Netherlands)



Lieke Lokin (University of Twente, Netherlands)

15:00 - 15:10

Plenary wrap up / Conclusion

15:10 - ....




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