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Author Spotlight – Bringing recognition to coastal and hydraulic structures

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As climate change and sea level rise impact coastal regions around the world, coastal engineering will play an increasingly important role in addressing the related challenges. With that in mind, Dr. Bas Hofland, Associate Professor of Coastal Engineering at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences helped to launch the Journal of Coastal and Hydraulic..

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Author Spotlight: The role of design in stations of the future

Stations are vital parts of national and urban infrastructure. As metropolitan areas grow and evolve, so must the transportation centres that serve them. Considering changing modes of mobility, sustainability concerns, and societal needs, what should the station of the future look like? Dr. Manuela Triggianese, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built..

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Author Spotlight: Solving a riddle with the community

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Aircraft tell air traffic controllers and observers on the ground information about their position, speed, etc, thus allowing them to be tracked. Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) and Mode S are two types of radar systems that allow air traffic control to receive this information and monitor aircraft’s movements and positions. Hence, ADS-B and Mode S signals are incredibly valuable sources of information for those studying air traffic management and aircraft performance modelling. In his new book “The 1090 Megahertz Riddle: A Guide..

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LIBER 2021: The Evolving Scholar – rethinking publishing

There is so much happening in scholarly communications! We know about the raised problems of researchers in the publishing landscape, about the lack of transparency and visibility or the gaps in recognition of their work, like peer-reviewing, within the research assessment. On the other side, cOAlitionS announced their intentions of returning the public money to..

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Author Spotlight: Enabling the continual transformation of coastal dynamics education

Portraits of Judith Bosboom and Marcel Stive

Approximately half the world’s population lives and works within a couple of hundred kilometres of a coastline – there is a thirst for coastal dynamics knowledge at every shore. This is why, since its publication in February this year, the open textbook “Coastal Dynamics” by Dr. Judith Bosboom, senior lecturer Coastal Engineering at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, and Prof. Marcel Stive, Emeritus Professor of Coastal Engineering, has now been downloaded almost 4000 times in more than 36 countries. The new..

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