Ketenisseschor

Year Implemented

2002

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

Belgium

Location

Zeeschelde (Oost-Vlaanderen)

Longitude

4.3128

Latitude

51.2824

Habitat(s) Created
Size

36 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Compensation

Project Description Summary

This involved a sea defence removal. As part of this scheme there was some dredge excavation

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • van den Bergh, E., Vandevoorde, B., Verbessem, I., Spanoghe, G., Lionard, M., Muylaert, K., De Regge, N., Soors, J., De Belder, W., Piesschaert, F., Meire, P., 2005. Tidal wetland restoration at Ketenisse polder (Schelde Estuary, Belgium): developments in the first year. In: Herrier, J.-L. et al. (eds.). Proceedings Dunes and Estuaries 2005: International Conference on nature restoration practices in European coastal habitats, Koksijde, Belgium 19-23 September 2005. VLIZ Special Publication 19, 521-533.
  • Vandevoorde, B., Piesschaert, F., 2004. Ketenissepolder: herstel van een brakwaterschor. (Wintersymposium 1415 January, 2004). Nederlands-Vlaamse Vereniging voor Ecologie, Gent.
  • 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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