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

Promising Building with Nature (BwN) solutions for flood protection such as vegetated foreshores

Expertise Delta

Our expertise is focused on experimental studies, technical and cost-effectve solutions for coastal defence and ecosytem restoration.  The centre also provides expertise on modelling, unique equipment and has an exellent name on combining ecological models with 3D computer graphics techniques.  

Coastal defence How to manage protective systems effectively against climate change
Ecosystem restoration How to restore the nature functions of coastal and intertidal ecosystems
Virtual nature How to reveal natural ecosystems, normally hidden from view
Seaweed cultivation Seaweed farming as a biomass production for food and related uses