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KNOWLEDGE CENTRE / Surveying and MonitoringSurveying and monitoring are two separate processes, both of which have an essential role in dredging operations.
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The book Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure gives state-of-the-art guidance on how to design, implement and manage a water infrastructure project with a dredging component to project owners, regulators, consultants, designers and contractors. About the book With growing environmental awareness and increasing climate pressures on low-lying deltas, modern-day society puts incredibly strong demands on the sustainability…
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Edited by Jan van ‘t Hoff, Art Nooy van der Kolff Published 18th December 2012 by CRC Press 672 pages ISBN: 978-0-415-69844-3 DESCRIPTION Without proper hydraulic fill and suitable specialised equipment, many major infrastructure projects such as ports, airports, roads, industrial or housing projects could not be realised. Yet comprehensive information about hydraulic fill is…
2008, hardcover, 400 pp., Taylor & Francis, ISBN: 978-0-41545-0805 This book is out of print and has been replaced with an updated book. To read more about Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure, click here. Based on the famous CEDA/IADC series this edition takes a holistic view emphasizing environmental evaluation procedures, implementation of environmental control measures, and…