Brunings Lecture


This research was funded by the following organizations:

  • the Dutch Technology Foundation NWO-TTW (grant Vici 016.140.316/13710 ‘Turning the Tide’) to Maarten Kleinhans, which is part of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO and is partly funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs).
  • the European Research Council (ERC Consolidator agreement 647570 ‘ESTUARIES’) to Maarten Kleinhans
  • additional funding from Deltares, Rijkswaterstaat and the EU-Hydralab program, and Arya Iwantoro and Danghan Xie obtained their own scholarships.

The work benefitted greatly from collaborations with TU Eindhoven, Deltares, Royal Haskoning DHV, Arcadis and Rijkswaterstaat.

Nearly all peer-reviewed scientific papers are published open access. A complete and expanding list can be found on the Principal Investigator’s website. More information: the research group.

Lisanne Braat directed and produced the movies and animations, and designed the website together with the team members and with support from Stephan van Meulebrouck and Tom de Kievith of the Faculty of Geosciences communication team. The Metronome facility and experiments would have been impossible without the technomagicians of the Earth Simulation Lab. The lectures were organizationally supported by the departmental secretaries.