Saltram

Year Implemented

1995

Project Type

Regulated tidal exchange

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Plym (Devon)

Longitude

-4.0857

Latitude

50.3848

Habitat(s) Created
  • Saltmarsh

Size

4.2 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Creation

Project Description Summary

This involved the creation of one sill breach at 2.4mOD (approximately MHWS): 13m; 5 outlet valves (diameter 0.6m each) below. As part of this scheme artificial creeks were dug.

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • ABP Research & Consultancy Ltd, 1998. Review of coastal habitat creation, restoration and recharge schemes. Southampton, 190p.
  • Boorman, L.A., Garbutt, A., Barratt, D., Rothery, P., 1997. Large scale managed realignment. Volume 2 Saltram, Devon. Final report to MAFF. ITE, Monks Wood.
  • Diack, I., 1998. Botanical monitoring of the salt marsh option of the habitat scheme 19951997. ADAS, Oxford, 38p.
  • Reading, C. J., Paramor, O. A. L., 2000. Managed realignment at Tollesbury and Saltram. Annual Report for 1999, Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Dorchester.
  • Reading, C.J., Paramor, O.A.L., Garbutt, R.A., Chesher, R., Hall, J.R., Hughes, R.G., Mann, J.L., Masters, N.D., Myhill, D.G., Rothery, P., Spearman, J.R., Stevenson, J.R., Wolters, M., Gray, A.J., 2002. Managed realignment at Tollesbury and Saltram. Final report. Defra Project CSA2313. Dorchester, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, 199p.
  • 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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