Van der Meer Consulting provides independent and specialized consultancy services in the field of coastal engineering. This consultancy is based on more than 30 years of experience in both research (16 years at Delft Hydraulics, now Deltares) and consultancy (10 years at Infram and 6 years as independent consultant).
Main areas are:
- Hydraulic simulators
- Flood risk assessment
- Breakwaters and coastal structures
- Hydraulic design conditions
- Manuals and guidelines
Key qualifications, special assignments and the full list of papers can be found in the full cv of Van der Meer.
The wave overtopping simulator, with copyright by Van der Meer/Infram, is a new development from 2006 to test strength of dikes, levees and embankments by wave overtopping in situ. Download the summary report 2007-2008 (2.6 Mb) or all other papers. In 2011 a wave run-up simulator has been designed, see the background report and papers. The most recent development is the wave impact simulator. At the FloodRisk Conference, Oxford, Van der Meer was asked to give a keynote paper (144 kb) on present and future strategies of coastal flooding.