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Mark van Koningsveld

Mark van Koningsveld s currently the lead engineer for Environmental Engineering at Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors. He is also part of the “Building with Nature” innovation programme where he is responsible for Data and Knowledge Management and for the delivery of the programme’s main end product: the Guideline for Eco-dynamic Development and Design. He is also involved with Delft University’s Hydraulic Engineering Section where he promotes the transfer of knowledge from the “Building with Nature” programme to MSc and PhD students

 

Articles By Mark van Koningsveld

ReefGuard: A Scientific Approach to Active Reef Rehabilitation
ReefGuard: A Scientific Approach to Active Reef Rehabilitation

ReefGuard, a mobile coral breeding facility provides a highly controlled environment to aid in integrating the breeding and outplanting of corals. This article gives a detailed look into how proven small-scale coral breeding techniques can be scaled-up and applied in practice to promote environmental gain around marine infrastructure projects.

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Faunaguard: A Scientific Method for Deterring Marine Fauna
Faunaguard: A Scientific Method for Deterring Marine Fauna

Marine fauna is sensitive to underwater dredging sounds. Scientific research indicates that inducing the fauna to leave an area temporarily before the start of a project minimises serious impacts. And the marine life returns when the dredging is finished.

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OpenEarth: A Knowledge Management Workflow for Dredging Projects
OpenEarth: A Knowledge Management Workflow for Dredging Projects

Reinventing the wheel for every project is not cost-efficient. A new knowledge database offers a free, open, transparent and continually growing source of data, models and tools.

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