Innovative Dynamic Monitoring


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Small symposium organized for the PhD Dissertation Defense of Floris Boogaard. After the defense, top water experts will present innovations in water management, ecology, dynamic monitoring and climate adaptation.


On the 17th of November 2015, The “Duurzame Havenstad” event took place in the RDM Campus, organized by the Kenniscentrum RDM of the Hogeschool Rotterdam.  One of the highlights of the event was the public lesson given by Kees Pieters, the Aquabots and OpenROV (Indymo) demo during lunch time, and the workshop chaired by Rutger de Graaf which included the interesting presentations of  Mart Hurkmans (Imtech) about the Aquabots project, and of Rui de Lima (INDYMO) about the applications of underwater drones (

12:00 – Floris Boogaard – PhD Defense: Stormwater characteristics and new testing methods for certain sustainable urban drainage systems in The Netherlands

14:30 – INDYMO – Underwater drone demonstration (outside)

15:00 – Nick van de Giesen – Introduction to innovative developments in urban water quality

15:10 – Rui Pedroso de Lima – Innovations in dynamic monitoring

15:30 – Paul van Eijk – Applied research with ROV’s in the North of the Netherlands (Water governance)

15:50 - Jeroen Kluck – Heatstress and flooding

16:10 – Closing/Drinks