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jobdronkers Advice Coast and Sea

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Advice on coastal and marine issues


I have worked on coastal and marine issues since 1975 and built up a broad experience as researcher, consultant, project manager, director of research, director of consultancy and university professor. My major fields of expertise are:

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I have compiled this picture atlas to strengthen awareness of the worldwide issue of coastal erosion. What does coastal erosion look like? Where does it occur? And why does it happen? The picture atlas shows coastal erosion hotspots around the world and provides insight in major causes.

Free copies (only mailing costs) can be requested via email


The second revised, updated and expanded edition of Dynamics of Coastal Systems (2016).

Understanding how nature works is key to “working with nature” in coastal management and engineering.