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

Dr. Greg Fivash

Phone number
+31 (0)113 57 7475
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Tjeerd Bouma

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Thursday 26 January 2023
Dossier: Dijkdoorbraken en natuurlijke kustverdediging
Op 1 februari 2023 herdenkt Nederland de Watersnoodramp van 70 jaar geleden. Hoewel ons laaggelegen land sindsdien goed beschermd is geweest, stellen de gevolgen van klimaatverandering, zoals zeespiegelstijging en weersextremen Nederland voor nieuwe…
Friday 14 October 2022
Salt marshes tend to cover larger areas
Greg Fivash defends his PhD research on salt marshes in Zeeland. His study into landscape changes in the intertidal flats was initially forced by climate change. “We wished to know if intertidal nature could provide ‘nature based’ solutions for flood…
Monday 09 May 2022
Variation provides opportunities for organisms in search for a place to live
Summers are getting hotter on average, showers are becoming more intense, and sea levels are rising ever so slightly. “But it's not just the changing averages that determine whether an organism can settle somewhere or not. It's often all about the…
Monday 20 July 2020
Improving coastal restoration by temporarily imitating nature
Coastal ecosystems are in rapid decline around the world. Restoring them is very expensive and is often unsuccessful. But an international team of researchers discovered a way of increasing restoration success of salt marshes and seagrass meadows,…