The Kraijenhoff van de Leur Laboratory for Water and Sediment Dynamics (WSL) supports research carried out by various chair groups and intitutes within WUR. Here you wil find a list of publications that WSL contributed to.


Naqshband, S., & Hoitink, A. J. F. (2020). Scale‐dependent evanescence of river dunes during discharge extremes. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(6)

De Ruijsscher, T. V., Naqshband, S., & Hoitink, A. J. F. Effect of non‐migrating bars on dune dynamics in a lowland river. (in press) Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.

De Ruijsscher, T. V., Vermeulen, B., & Hoitink, A. J. F. Diversion of flow and sediment towards a side channel separated from a river by a longitudinal training dam (in press) Water Resources Research

Geertsema, TJ, Torfs, PJJF, Eekhout, JPC, Teuling, AJ, Hoitink, AJF. Wood‐induced backwater effects in lowland streams. River Res Applic. 2020; 1– 12.

Ashley, T. C., Mahon, R. C., Naqshband, S., Leary, K. P., and McElroy, B. (2020). Probability distributions of particle hop distance and travel time over equilibrium mobile bedforms. Earth and Space Science Open Archive


Poelman, J. Y., Hoitink, A. J., & De Ruijsscher, T. V. (2019). Flow and bed morphology response to the introduction of wood logs for sediment management. Advances in Water Resources, 130, 1-11.

Kästner, K., & Hoitink, A. J. F. (2019). Flow and Suspended Sediment Division at Two Highly Asymmetric Bifurcations in a River Delta: Implications for Channel Stability. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 124(10), 2358-2380.

de Ruijsscher, T. V., Hoitink, A. J. F., Naqshband, S., & Paarlberg, A. J. (2019). Bed morphodynamics at the intake of a side channel controlled by sill geometry. Advances in Water Resources, 134, 103452.


C. P., Commelin, M. C., Baartman, J. E., Yang, X., Peters, P., Mol, H. G. & Geissen, V. (2018). Spatial glyphosate and AMPA redistribution on the soil surface driven by sediment transport processes–A flume experiment. Environmental pollution, 234, 1011-1020.

Hillslope facility Pauwels, V. R., & Uijlenhoet, R. (2018). Confirmation of a Short‐Time Expression for the Hydrograph Rising Limb of an Initially Dry Aquifer Using Laboratory Hillslope Outflow Experiments. Water Resources Research, 54(12), 10-350.

Kästner, K., Hoitink, A. J. F., Torfs, P. J. J. F., Vermeulen, B., Ningsih, N. S., & Pramulya, M. (2018). Prerequisites for accurate monitoring of river discharge based on fixed‐location velocity measurements. Water Resources Research, 54(2), 1058-1076.

De Ruijsscher, T. V., Hoitink, A. J. F., Dinnissen, S., Vermeulen, B., & Hazenberg, P. (2018). Application of a line laser scanner for bed form tracking in a laboratory flume. Water Resources Research, 54(3), 2078-2094.



De Brouwer, J. H. F., Eekhout, J. P. C., Besse‐Lototskaya, A. A., Hoitink, A. J. F., Ter Braak, C. J. F., & Verdonschot, P. F. M. (2017). Flow thresholds for leaf retention in hydrodynamic wakes downstream of obstacles. Ecohydrology, 10(7), e1883.

Mahdi, K. N., Commelin, M., Peters, R. J., Baartman, J. E., Ritsema, C., & Geissen, V. (2017). Transport of silver nanoparticles by runoff and erosion–A flume experiment. Science of the Total Environment, 601, 1418-1426.

Kästner, K., Hoitink, A. J. F., Vermeulen, B., Geertsema, T. J., & Ningsih, N. S. (2017). Distributary channels in the fluvial to tidal transition zone. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 122(3), 696-710.

Naqshband, S., Hoitink, A. J. F., McElroy, B., Hurther, D., & Hulscher, S. J. (2017). A sharp view on river dune transition to upper stage plane bed. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(22), 11-437.