Hydromechanics, Coastal and Ocean Engineering

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Warft Nordstrandischmoor

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Nils Goseberg

Technische Universität Braunschweig
Leichtweiß-Institute for Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources
Dept. of Hydromechanics, Coastal and Ocean Engineering
Beethovenstr. 51a
38106 Braunschweig

phone: +49 (0) 531 / 391 - 3930
fax:       +49 (0) 531 / 391 - 8217



Interdisciplinary Junior Research Group - Future Urban Coastlines

TU Braunschweig seeks a research associate and PhD student within the Junior Research Group on Future Urban Coastlines. Interested?

Large scale facility being revamped

Extension of the Large Wave Flume: Worlds biggest wave maker installed

New publication on collapse processes of scaled structures in extreme experimental hydraulics.

Scaled house models were exposed to broken solitary waves in the large wave flume and their collapse processes were investigated.

ShipWave 2023: A workshop on ship-induced wave loads

Together with the BAW, the LWI organizes an interactive workshop in Hamburg from 22.3.-24.3.2023

New publication about low-head pumped hydro storage in the North Sea

A review on civil structure designs, legal and environmental aspects to make its realization feasible in seawater

New publication on the roughness of oyster reefs in the German Bight

How can the roughness of oyster reefs be described? In our new publication in frontiers in Marine Science on "Oyster Reef Surfaces in the Central…

New publication on experimental tests with tsunami waves

Elevated houses were impacted by broken solitary waves in large-scale physical tests.

New Article

on wave-vegetation-structure interactions at salt marshes in front of sea dikes.

Lower Saxony Minister of Science Björn Thümler accompanies research trip of the project "Gute Küste Niedersachsen"

Research association of three universities shows real-world laboratory for ecosystem strengthening coastal protection at Spiekeroog

New publication

On vegetation modelling for the investigation and the assessment of ecosystem services in coastal protection