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July 2013

Gerben Ruessink appointed as professor

Dr. Gerben Ruessink has been appointed by the Executive Board of Utrecht University as professor in “Wave-driven Coastal Dynamics” in the Department of Physical Geography. He is appointed with retrospective effect at first of July 2013. Gerben will take over the previous position of Leo van Rijn although the description of the chair has changed; it will also be a fulltime appointment (1.0 fte).

MSc. research presentations

On the 11th of July two master students, Winnie and Daan will present the results of their MSc. research project. The presentation session starts at 14.00 in room 027.
The program:
14:00 – 14:45 Winnie de Winter
The effect of breaking-induced turbulence on sediment entrainment in the surfzone

14:45 – 15:30 Daan Wesselman
The role of wave breaking on the development of wave spectra and bispectra in the surf zone.