Search results for Coastal protection

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Coastal protection

Traditional forms of coastal protection such as sand barriers, dikes and dams are being questioned due to their high maintenance costs, limited flexibility and negative ecological impact. Therefore natural alternatives are being tested, which work with nature instead of against it.

Coastal protection must ensure adequate defenses against the sea while taking into account climate change and rising sea levels.

Coastal protection

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Agrobody-mediated crop protection

Main research questionSustainable crop protection can only be achieved when the various steps in the deposition-retention-uptake-translocation process are optimally performed.

Agrobody-mediated crop protection

Research projects

Genetic tool for Ecosystem health Assessment in the North Sea region

The NSR has a rich and diverse natural environment delivering many ecosystem goods and services to society, such as food provision, coastal protection and climate regulation. Stimulated by the EU Blue Growth Agenda, human use of the NS is increasing and diversifying.

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