Breebaart

Year Implemented

2001

Project Type

Regulated tidal exchange

Country

Netherlands

Location

Dollard (Groningen)

Longitude

7.0785

Latitude

53.292

Habitat(s) Created
  • Lagoon

  • Mudflat

  • Saltmarsh

  • Transitional Grassland

Size

63 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Compensation

  • Habitat Creation

  • Create a More Natural Shoreline

Project Description Summary

This involved the installation of one culvert: 2m x 1m; 100m long; invert level at -1.25NAP. As part of this scheme historic creeks were excavated (ca. 2km)

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • De Leeuw, C., Meijer, M.L., 2002. Proefgebieden herstel zoet-zout overgangen in Noord Nederland. werkdocument concept. RIKZ, Haren.
  • Tydeman, P., 2005. De Polder Breebaart - De ontwikkelingen in de polder Breebaart resultaten van de monitoring in 2003 en 2004 en een vergelijking met 2001 en 2002. RIKZ/2005.030. Rijkswaterstaat, Groningen. 72p.
  • 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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