Staff

Bas Borsje


Name: Dr.ir. Bas Borsje
Department: Water Engineering and Management
Tel.: +3153 489 1094
Tel. Secretary: +31 53 489 3546
E-mail: b.w.borsje#utwente.nl
Position: Researcher

Postal Address:
University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Civil Engineering
Department of Water Engineering & Management
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede

EMPLOYMENT RECORD

01-11-2012 – date Researcher, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands (0.8 fte, fixed term).
01-11-2006 - date Researcher/advisor Deltares, Delft, The Netherlands (0.2 fte, fixed term)
01-11-2007 – 26-10-2012 PhD. Student, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands (0.8 fte, fixed term). Biogeomorphology of Coastal Seas.
01-11-2006 – 01-11-2007 Researcher, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands (0.5 fte, fixed term)

EDUCATION

2007-2012 PhD. degree at University of Twente. Cum laude
2004-2006 MSc. Water Engineering and Management, University of Twente. Cum laude
2001-2004 BSc. Civil Engineering, University of Twente, The Netherlands.

TEACHING

2013-date Marine systems
2012-date Fluid mechanics
2007-date Seminar Morphology
2006-2012 Mathematical tools for Civil Engineering

RESEARCH

2007-2012 PhD. Thesis at Twente University. Biogeomorphology of coastal seas. Promotors: prof. dr. S.J.M.H. Hulscher; prof. dr. P.M.J. Herman.

May – October 2006 MSc. Thesis at WL|Delft Hydraulics, The Netherlands. Cooperation between WL|Delft Hydraulics, University of Twente and Delft Technical University. Biological influence on sediment transport and bed composition for the Western Wadden Sea.

March – June 2004 BSc. Thesis at Tauw, Deventer, The Netherlands. Fitting the claim for more water storage in the actual land use in The Netherlands, in order to improve the quality of the environment.

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL PAPERS

1.Borsje, B.W., Bouma, T.J., Rabaut, M., Herman, P.M.J., Hulscher, S.J.M.H., 2014. Formation and erosion of biogeomorphological structures: A model study on the tube-building polychaete Lanice conchilega. Limnology and Oceanography. doi:10.4319/lo.2014.59.4.1297

2.Borsje, B.W., Kranenburg, W.M., Roos, P.C. Matthieu, J., Hulscher, S.J.M.H., 2014. The role of suspended load transport in the occurrence of tidal sand waves. Journal of Geophysical Research. doi: 10.1002/2013JF002828.

3.Borsje, B.W., Roos, P.C., Kranenburg, W.M., Hulscher, S.J.M.H., 2013. Modeling tidal sand wave formation in a numerical shallow water model: the role of turbulence formulation. Continental Shelf Research 60, 17-27. doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2013.04.023.

4.Borsje, B.W., Cronin, K., Holzhauer, H., De Mesel, I., Ysebaert, T., Hibma, A., 2012. Biogeomorphological interactions on a nourished tidal flat: lessons learned on building with nature. Aqua et Terra 126, 1-10.

5.Borsje, B.W., van Wesenbeeck, B., Dekker, F., Paalvast, P., Bouma, T.J., de Vries, M.B., 2011. How ecological engineering can serve in coastal protection – a review. Ecological Engineering 37, 113-122. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2010.11.027.

6.Borsje, B.W., Buijsman, M.C., Besio, G., De Vries, M.B., Hulscher, S.J.M.H., Herman, P.M.J., Ridderinkhof, H., 2009. On the modelling of bio-physical influences on seasonal variation in sandwave characteristics. Journal of Coastal Research SI56, 698-702.

7.Borsje, B.W., De Vries, M.B., Hulscher, S.J.M.H., Herman, P.M.J., 2009. On the parameterization of biological activity on sandwave and sandbank dynamics. Ocean Dynamics 59, 659-670. doi: 10.1007/s10236-009-0199-0.

8.Borsje, B.W., De Vries, M.B., Bouma, T.J., Besio, G., Hulscher, S.J.M.H., Herman, P.M.J., 2009. Modelling bio-geomorphological influences for offshore sand waves. Continental Shelf Research 29, 1289-1301. doi: 10.1016 / j.csr.2009.02.008.

9.Borsje, B.W., De Vries, M.B., Hulscher, S.J.M.H., De Boer, G.J, 2008. Modeling large-scale cohesive sediment transport with the inclusion of small-scale biological activity. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 78, 468-480. doi: 10.1016 / j.ecss.2008.01.009.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

10.Borsje, B.W., P.C. Roos, W.M. Kranenburg, S.J.M.H. Hulscher, 2011. Modeling sandwave formation in a numerical shallow water model, In: Shao, X., Z. Wang & G. Wang (Eds). RCEM 2011, 7th IAHR symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, Beijing, China.

11.Borsje, B.W., Buijsman, M.B., Besio, G., De Vries, M.B., Hulscher, S.J.M.H.,Herman, P.M.J., Ridderinkhof, H., 2009. Modelling bio-physical influences on sandwave dynamics. In: Baptist, M.J. (Eds). Proceedings of the NCK-days 2009, Texel, The Netherlands, pp. 30.

12.Borsje, B.W., Buijsman, M.C., Besio, G., Hulscher, S.J.M.H., Herman, P.M.J., Ridderinkhof, H., 2009. Bio-geomorphological interactions in sandwave migration. In: Vionnet, C.A., Garcia, M.H., Latrubesse, E.M., Perillo, G.M.E. (Eds). Proceedings of the sixth IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics (RCEM), Santa Fe, Argentina, pp 567-574.

13.Borsje, B.W., Bouma, T.J., De Vries, M.B., Hulscher, S.J.M.H., Herman, P.J., Besio, G., 2009. Bio-geomorphological interactions in offshore seabed patterns. In: McKee Smite, J. (Eds). Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE), Hamburg, Germany, pp 4423-4435.

14.Besio G., Borsje B.W., 2008. Influenza degli organismi bentonici sulla formazione di sand waves: la lunghezza d'onda. Atti XXXI Convegno di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche, Perugia, Italy, 9-12 Settembre, 8 pp (In Italian).

15.De Vries, M.B., Borsje B.W., 2008. Organisms influence fine sediment dynamics on basin scale. In: Souza, A.J. (Eds). PECS, Liverpool, England, pp. 103-106.

16.Borsje, B.W., De Vries, M.B., Hulscher, S.J.M.H., Herman, P.J.M., 2008. On the parameterization of biological activity on sandwave and sandbank dynamics. In: Souza, A.J. (Eds). PECS, Liverpool, England, pp. 19-22.

17.Borsje, B.W., Besio, G., Hulscher, S.J.M.H., Blondeaux, P., Vittori, G., 2008. Exploring biological influences on offshore sandwave length. In: Parsons D.R., Garlan T., Best J.L. (Eds), Proceeding of Marine and River Dune Dynamics III (MARID), Leeds, England, pp. 31-38.

18.De Vries, M.B., Borsje, B.W., 2007. Species response to climate change could affect the fate of fine sediment in the Wadden Sea. In: Dohmen-Janssen, C.M., Hulscher, S.J.M.H. (Eds). Proceedings of the fifth IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics (RCEM), Enschede., The Netherlands, pp. 299-305.

19.Borsje, B.W., Hulscher, S.J.M.H., De Vries, M.B., De Boer, G.J., 2007. Modeling large scale biological influences on morphodynamics in estuaries. In: Dohmen-Janssen, C.M., Hulscher, S.J.M.H. (Eds). Proceedings of the fifth IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics (RCEM), Enschede., The Netherlands, pp. 255-262.

20.De Vries, M.B., Borsje, B.W., 2007. Basin shape and erodibility determinants for the longer term development of estuaries? In: Hoekstra, P. (Eds). Proceedings of the 15th Anniversary NCK International symposium, IJmuiden, The Netherlands, pp. 35.

NON-REVIEWED PAPERS

21.Borsje, B.W., Van Leeuwen, B., 2007. Schelpdieren als bio-engineers (In Dutch). Conceptueel 16(5), 6-9.

22.Borsje, B.W., 2006. De Waddenzee in beweging (In Dutch). Conceptueel 15(5) 19-22.

REPORTS

23.Van Maren, B., Mastelerz, V., Borsje, B.W., Celik, N., Van Kessel, T., Van Gils, J., 2008. Further elaboration of the parameterization of processes and model calibration and validation on an appropriate field data set from BASIN and SITE. WL|Delft Hydraulics, deliverable 2.6 Modelkey.

24.Van Katwijk M.M., Bouma T.J., de Vries M.B., Borsje B.W., 2007. Biobouwers van de kust en klimaatsverandering. Inventarisatie van bestaande kennis en toepassings-mogelijkheden. Department of Environmental Science, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands (in Dutch).

25.De Vries, M.B., Bouma, T.J., van Katwijk, M., Borsje, B.W., van Wesenbeeck, B., 2007. Biobouwers van de Kust. WL|Delft Hydraulics technical report Z4158 (in Dutch).

26.Gils, J., Groot, S., Borsje, B.W., 2007. Alarm model Twentekanaal. WL|Delft Hydraulics technical report Q4431 (in Dutch).

27.Borsje, B.W., De Vries, M.B., Hulscher, S.J.M.H., 2006. Biological influences on sediment transport and bed composition for the Western Wadden Sea. WL|Delft Hydraulics technical report Z3928.

28.Borsje, B.W., 2004, Haalbaarheidsstudie Ruggengraat Oost-Nederland, Tauw, Report 0466913 (in Dutch).

COURSES AND ACTIVITIES

Estuarine and Coastal Processes in Relation to Integrated Coastal Zone Management, NCK Summer School, Texel, The Netherlands. 22-06-2009 – 3-7-2009.

Hydro- and morphodynamics of coastal seas and estuaries, International Summer School, Motril, Spain. 17-06-2007 – 30-06-2007.

Simulation with Extend software, Workshop, Mol, Belgium. 22-05-2007 – 24-05-2007.

Technical writing and editing, Peterborough Technical Communication, Enschede, The Netherlands. 26-03-2007 – 30-03-2007 & 23-04-2007 – 27-04-2007.