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Lessons learned from delta-management

Type of Entry: Project
Duration: 1998 - 2002
Description: The main objective of this project is to answer the following questions:
- What are or will be the most important changes in deltas?

- How are the fluxes of nutrients and sediment in deltas altered by human

- What information is available about best management practices in deltas?

- Are they being evaluated?

- What can we learn from these?

- Which concepts and tools are available for supporting delta management?

- Have they been applied?

The obtained results :
- Network of people involved in delta issues
- Active web-site on deltas
- Assessment report addressing the questions
Keywords: Best practice, Delta, Management, Sediment transport
Contact: Mr Maarten Scheffers
National Institute for Coastal and Marine Management
Kortenaerkade 1
2500 EX Haga
E-Mail: M.B.A.M.Scheffers@rikz.rws.minvenw.nl
Website: www.rikz.nl
Financed by: The Netherlands Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management;
the Netherlands Ministry of Education, Culture and Science