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Study of the long term morphology

Added on: 2018-08-07
Present-day measurements and morphological observations in the CREST project areas Oostende-Mariakerke and Oostduinkerke-Groenendijk must be evaluated against longer term morphological trends and processes. ...

Fourth Guidance Committee on 30 May 2018 in Bruges

Added on: 2018-05-23
The CREST team kindly invites you to the fourth Guidance Committee to be held in Bruges on 30 May 2018 (10:00-12:40). ...

Data agreement signed!

Added on: 2017-11-08
Just before summer holiday, all CREST partners signed a data agreement with Coastal Division for the free use of data and information in the context of the project. ...

Learning by doing ... the ‘Augmented Reality Sandbox’

Added on: 2017-08-21
Unleashing storms on the Belgian coast and investigating their effect on a changing coastline all by yourself? It is possible! The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) makes it happen with an Augmented Reality Sandbox (ARS). ...

First two-week measurement campaigns are a fact

Added on: 2017-08-16
A resilient coast is a coast that can withstand storm erosion and that can rapidly recover after a storm. To determine the coastal resilience, and to ultimately improve it, it is necessary to get a good overview of the processes that can lead to recovery. ...

CREST searches and rescues historical scientific information

Added on: 2017-01-18
Within the CREST project historical data is being sleuthed and digitized. ...

The overtopping tank at Zeebrugge is operational again

Added on: 2017-01-18
Ghent University (Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Department of Civil Engineering) has restarted its measurements with the overtopping tank at Zeebrugge. ...

The CREST monitoring calendar is online

Added on: 2017-01-18
The webpage provides an overview of recent and planned monitoring activities. ...

PhD students CREST

Added on: 2016-07-27
Currently already seven PhD students are active within the CREST project. A final candidate is foreseen to start after the summer. ...

The University of Ghent (Geography Department) bought a UTV (Utility Task Vehicle)

Added on: 2016-07-08
The University of Ghent (Geography Department) bought a UTV (Utility Task Vehicle) Kymco 450i to monitor the beach profile at the pilot sites. In a timeframe of one tidal cycle (measurements are carried out during low water) a site measuring 900 m by 1800 m can be monitored using a laserscanner and resulting in a centimeter accurate 3D-point cloud with high resolution. ...

The second Guidance Committee will be held on 21 September 2016

Added on: 2016-07-01
The CREST team kindly invites you to the second Guidance Committee to be held in Ostend on 21 September 2016 (13:00-16:00). ...

Feedback with the end users

Added on: 2016-03-31
In addition to a technical advisory group with representatives from neighbouring countries, regular feedback is foreseen with a Guidance Committee comprising representatives from research, government and industry. ...

CREST was launched on 1 November 2015

Added on: 2016-03-31
After the project was approved on 16 July 2015, the CREST project was officially launched on 1 November 2015. The kick-off meeting with all partners took place in Leuven on 3 December 2015. During this meeting a preview of the first year was made and possible problems were discussed. ...

The website is online!

Added on: 2016-03-29
The brand new CREST website is online!