Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
Royal Netherlands
Institute for Sea Research

Celine van Bijsterveldt

Guest researcher
Phone number
+31 (0)113 57 7454
Guest researcher
Universiteit Utrecht
Tjeerd Bouma

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Monday 07 December 2020
Java’s protective mangroves smothered by plastic waste
The mangrove forests on Java’s north coast are slowly suffocating in plastic waste. The plastic problem in northeast Asia is huge and a growing threat to the region’s mangroves; a natural ally against coastal erosion. Based on fieldwork published in…

NIOZ publications

  • 2023
    van Bijsterveldt, C.E.J.; van der Wal, D.; Mancheño, A.G.; Fivash, G.S.; Helmi, M.; Bouma, T.J. (2023). Can cheniers protect mangroves along eroding coastlines? – The effect of contrasting foreshore types on mangrove stability. Ecol. Eng. 187: 106863.
  • 2022
    van Bijsterveldt, C.E.J.; Debrot, A.O.; Bouma, T.J.; Maulana, M.B.; Pribadi, R.; Schop, J.; Tonneijck, F.H.; van Wesenbeeck, B.K. (2022). To plant or not to plant: When can planting facilitate mangrove restoration? Frontiers in Environmental Science 9: 690011.
    van Hespen, R.; Hu, Z.; Borsje, B.; De Dominicis, M.; Friess, D.A.; Jevrejeva, S.; Kleinhans, M.G.; Maza, M.; van Bijsterveldt, C.E.J.; Van der Stocken, T.; van Wesenbeeck, B.K.; Xie, D.; Bouma, T. (2023). Mangrove forests as a nature-based solution for coastal flood protection: Biophysical and ecological considerations. Water Science and Engineering 16(1): 1-13.
  • 2021
    van Bijsterveldt, C.E.J.; van Wesenbeeck, B.K.; Ramadhani, S.; Raven, O.V.; van Gool, F.E.; Pribadi, R.; Bouma, T.J. (2021). Does plastic waste kill mangroves? A field experiment to assess the impact of macro plastics on mangrove growth, stress response and survival. Sci. Total Environ. 756: 143826.
  • 2020
    van Bijsterveldt, C.E.J.; van Wesenbeeck, B.K.; van der Wal, D.; Afiati, N.; Pribadi, R.; Brown, B.; Bouma, T.J. (2020). How to restore mangroves for greenbelt creation along eroding coasts with abandoned aquaculture ponds. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 235: 106576.
    Winterwerp, J.C.; Albers, T.; Anthony, E.J.; Friess, D.A.; Mancheño, A.G.; Moseley, K.; Muhari, A.; Naipal, S.; Noordermeer, J.; Oost, A.; Saengsupavanich, C.; Tas, S.A.J.; Tonneijck, F.H.; Wilms, T.; van Bijsterveldt, C.E.J.; van Eijk, P.; van Lavieren, E.; van Wesenbeeck, B.K. (2020). Managing erosion of mangrove-mud coasts with permeable dams – lessons learned. Ecol. Eng. 158: 106078.