Publications & Output


Effects of Sea-Level Rise on Dredged and Undredged Estuary Morphology

Authors: J. R. Cox, J.Lingbeek, S.A.H. Weisscher, M. G. Kleinhans

Year: 2022

Sediment deficit and morphological change of the Rhine-Meuse river mouth attributed to multi-millennial anthropogenic impacts

Authors: J. R. Cox, J. R. F. W. Leuven, H.J. Pierik, M. van Egmond, M. G. Kleinhans

Year: 2022

A global synthesis of the effectiveness of sedimentation-enhancing strategies for river deltas and estuaries

Authors: J. R. Cox, M.Paauw, J.H. Nienhuis, F.E. Dunn, E. van der Deijl, C. Esposito, M. Goichot, J. R. F. W. Leuven, D.S. van Maren, H. Middelkoop, S. Naffaa, M. Rahman, C. Schwarz, E. Sieben, A. Triyanti, B. Yuill.

Year: 2022

Climate change and human influences on sediment fluxes and the sediment budget of an urban delta: the example of the lower Rhine–Meuse delta distributary network Authors: J. R. Cox, F.E. Dunn, J.H. Nienhuis, M. van der PerkM. G. Kleinhans

Year: 2021

A global open-source database of flood-protection levees on river deltas (openDELvE) Authors: J. O’Dell, J.H. Nienhuis, J. R. Cox, D. Edmonds, P. Scussolini

Year: 2021

Anthropogenic Effects on the Contemporary Sediment Budget of the Lower Rhine-Meuse Delta Channel Network Authors: J. R. CoxY. HuismansS. M. KnaakeJ. R. F. W. LeuvenN. E. VellingaM. van der VegtA. J. F. HoitinkM. G. Kleinhans

Year: 2021

The vulnerability of tidal flats and multi-channel estuaries to dredging and disposal. Authors: Wout M. van DijkJana R. CoxJasper R.F.W. LeuvenJelmer CleveringaMarcel TaalMatthew R. HiattWillem SonkeKevin VerbeekBettina Speckmann, and Maarten G. Kleinhans

Year: 2021

RiverFlow 2020 Conference paper – An estuary out of equilibrium: The importance of dredging in determining the net sediment flux in the Rhine-Meuse Estuary. J.R. Cox, M.G. Kleinhans & Y. Huismans

IAHR 2022 Conference paper –
The effects of sea-level rise on estuary morphology in dredged and undredged systems
J.R. Cox, J. Lingbeek, S.A.H. Weisscher, M.G. Kleinhans

Websites (contributor)

Sedimentation Enhancing Strategies – &

Water Climate and Future Deltas Hub, sediments matter:

Rivers2morrow –


NKWK 2019 – Developing a sediment budget – poster

NCR 2020 – Sediment budget for the Rhine-Meuse Estuary – poster

EGU 2020 – Future Sediment Budgets Poster

EGU 2020 – Importance of role models for diversity in geosciences

AGU 2020 – Future sediment delivery and distribution of the Rhine-Meuse Delta (Netherlands)

Brunings Lecture 2020 – Speaker

NCR 2021 – Future sediment budget and distribution for the
Rhine-Meuse delta
& A multi-criteria analysis for sediment management

EGU 2021 – Head Convener – The future of estuaries and deltas: natural processes and human interference

AGU 2021 Saved by sediment: a review of sedimentation enhancing strategies for river deltas

RCEM 2021 Early narrowing and deepening of the Rhine-Meuse estuary causes long term sediment deprivation

Brunings Lecture 2022 – Speaker

NCR 2022 Historic narrowing and deepening of the Rhine-Meuse estuary causes long term sediment deprivation

EGU 2022 The effects of sea-level rise on estuary morphology in dredged and undredged systems

Press, Videos and Interviews

My thoughts on being a woman in science

Video of my research

Interview about my research for Rijkswaterstaat

Sedimentation enhancing strategies in the Dutch national newspaper “de Volkskrant”

In de Rotterdamse haven dreigen we ons eigen graf uit te baggeren, NRC Klimaatblog (Article in National Dutch Newspaper)

Geobrief magazine article – Dredge, drain, reclaim: is it time to reframe?

Collaborators & colleagues

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