Horsey Island

Year Implemented

1995

Project Type

Regulated tidal exchange

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Hamford Water (Essex)

Longitude

1.2296

Latitude

51.8755

Habitat(s) Created
  • Saltmarsh

Size

1.2 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Creation

Project Description Summary

This RTE scheme involved one small pipe: 0.23m and one outlet sluice.

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • ABP Research & Consultancy Ltd, 1998. Review of coastal habitat creation, restoration and recharge schemes. Southampton, 190p.
  • Brooke, J., Landin, M., Meakins, N., Adnitt, C., 1999. The Restoration of Vegetation on Salt Marshes. R&D W208, Environment Agency, Swindon, 85p.
  • 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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