Chalkdock Marsh

Year Implemented

2000

Project Type

Regulated tidal exchange

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Chichester Harbour (West Sussex)

Longitude

-0.8776

Latitude

50.8073

Habitat(s) Created
  • Saltmarsh

Size

3.3 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Creation

Project Description Summary

This project involved the installation of one sluice (tide flap chained open); dimension of pipe: standard 6inch.

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Atkinson, P.W., Crooks, S., Grant, A., Rehfish, M.M., 2001. The success of creation and restoration schemes in producing intertidal habitat suitable for waterbirds. No. 425, English Nature, Peterborough, 167p.
  • Wolters, M., Garbutt, A., Bakker, J.P., 2005. Salt-marsh restoration: evaluating the success of de-embankments in north-west Europe. Biological Conservation 123(22), 249-268.


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