Thornham Point

Year Implemented

1997

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Chichester Harbour (West Sussex)

Longitude

-0.9149

Latitude

50.8333

Habitat(s) Created
  • Saltmarsh

  • Transitional Grassland

Size

6.9 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Creation

  • Reduce Flood Protection Costs

Project Description Summary

This involved the creation of one breach. As part of this scheme artificial creeks were dug.

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.
  • Brooke, J., Landin, M., Meakins, N., Adnitt, C., 1999. The Restoration of Vegetation on Salt Marshes. R&D W208, Environment Agency, Swindon, 85p.


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