Coat of Arms of Amsterdam
"courageous, determined, merciful"

HOLLAND
and WATER

OUTLINE

Ben Oostdam
February 19, 2005 d.v.

Zeeland
"I wrestle and emerge"
The Netherlands and Sealevel
Major Floods in the Netherlands
The Dutch and the Sea through History
Sailing, Transportation, Commerce, Shipbuilding, Exploration.
Hanseatic League; Golden Age: 1600's

Rivers, Deltas and Estuaries
Agriculture, Population growth, Reclamation
Windmills and Polders, Dams and Dykes: Hans Brinker

From Zuyder Zee to Yssel Lake to Flevo Lake
Abandoned Harbor Towns

Delta Region: Waterweg, Rotterdam, Europort
Delta Plan: Building Pit, Cablecars, Strange Vessels, Carpeting the oceanfloor
Easter Scheldt, Antwerp, Ecology, Mussels and Oysters

Rijkswaterstaat
Planning, Coordination, Warning; Changing Demography
Adapting PLAN, Recreation VIP
Pollution, Waste, Rhine niet rein , Environment
Conclusion
QUESTIONS? + Optional video

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