ir. L.R. Lokin (Lieke)

About Me

In my PhD research, I focus on river dune evolution under high and low flow. The reserach aims to better understand the processes in the growth and breakdown of river dunes under varying flow and implement this knowledge in a dune evolution model. In this research low flow conditions have a special interest.

Next to my research topic, I am also interested in other processes that play a role within and around our rivers. Such as large scale morphological development and the influence human interventions in the river system. Also modelling, of both the hydraulics and morphology, has my special interest.


Earth & Environmental Sciences
Low Flow
Return Period
River Bed
Physics & Astronomy


Lokin, L. , Warmink, J. J. , & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2023). Understanding spatial variation in river dune dynamics for operational forecasts of peak bed levels. In R. Tinocco, V. Prasad, H. You, Y. Luo, C. Salas, & T. Shukla (Eds.), RCEM 2023 Book of Abstracts (pp. 16). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Lokin, L. , Warmink, J. J. , & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2023). The influence of sediment transport formulae on modelling river dune development. In A. Valance, T. Garlan, A. Crave, & A. Gangloff (Eds.), MARID VII, 7th International Conference on Marine and River Dune Dynamics 2023 (pp. 177-182). University of Rennes 1.
Lokin, L. , Warmink, J. , Bomers, A. , & Hulscher, S. (2022). Modelling River Dunes Under High and Low flows. In M. Ortega-Sanchez (Ed.), Proceedings of the 39th IAHR World Congress (Granada, 2022) (pp. 4336-4343) https://doi.org/10.3850/IAHR-39WC2521711920221514
van Brenk, S. , Lokin, L. , Warmink, J. J. , & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2022). Return period of low water periods in the river Rhine. In M. Ortega-Sánchez (Ed.), Proceedings 39th IAHR World Congress, 19-24 June 2022, Granada, Spain IAHR. https://cmswebonline.com/iahr2022/epro/pdf/08-01-015-1485.pdf
van Oostrum, M. A. , Lokin, L. , Warmink, J. J. , & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2022). The effect of longitudinal training dams and groyne lowering on river dunes. In A. Blom, L. M. Stancanelli, J. A. Dercksen, C. Ylla Arbós, M. K. Chowdhury, S. M. Ahrendt, C. Piccoli, K. Sloff, J. H. Slinger, & R. M. J. Schielen (Eds.), Anthropogenic Rivers: NCR DAYS 2022 Proceedings (pp. 76-77). Netherlands Centre for River Studies.

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Courses Academic Year  2022/2023


2020 - now: PhD project on River dune dynamics under high and low flow and it's consequences for water safety and navigability in perspective of climate change

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University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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