Chowder Ness

Year Implemented

2006

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Humber Estuary (Lincolnshire)

Longitude

-0.4815

Latitude

53.6917

Habitat(s) Created
  • Mudflat

  • Saltmarsh

  • Transitional Grassland

  • Other habitat (not specified)

Size

15 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Compensation

  • Habitat Creation

Project Description Summary

This project involved a sea defence removal (bank realignment) over 570m. As part of this scheme some reprofiling was done.

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • ABPmer, 2004. Environmental Statement for a Managed Realignment Scheme at Chowder Ness. ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd, Southampton, 177p.
  • Institute of Estuarine & Coastal Studies (IECS), 2008. Managed Realignment in the Humber Estuary, UK. HARBASINS Report


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