Gerard van Raalte's scientific contributions

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Restrictions and limitations placed upon the construction of large-scale marine and inland water projects actually lead to missed opportunities, not only for developers, but also for society and for nature. Ports and marine construction industry suffer due to market limitations; society suffers since large-scale, marine and inland water constructio...
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In certain aspects of environmental law there is a potential friction between EU Directives and international conventions. In these cases, international conventions have priority over EU law because they constitute treaties between sovereign nations. Thus when the question arises, "Is dredged material waste or not?", the answer may not always be th...

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... In the UK, gravel-seeding techniques were tested to restore the seabed after gravel extraction (Cooper et al., 2011). In the MV2 borrow pit, two sandbars were artificially created by selective dredging, copying naturally occurring meso-scale bedforms to increase habitat heterogeneity and thereby influencing demersal fish assemblage (van Dalfsen and Aarninkhof, 2009;van Raalte et al., 2007;Borsje et al., 2011). ...
... There are no reports providing a complete overview, but OSPAR reports that over a 1,000 million tons of sediment were dumped annually in the OSPAR maritime area alone during (OSPAR Commission, 2021. Similarly, for the EU, over 200 million tons have earlier been reported to be dumped (Mink et al., 2006). ...