Yzer mouth

Year Implemented

2001

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

Belgium

Location

Yzer (West-Vlaanderen)

Longitude

2.7382

Latitude

51.1483

Habitat(s) Created
Size

50 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Creation

Project Description Summary

This involved a sea defence removal over 1,300. As part of this scheme there was a dredge (sludge) excavation (~430.000 m3 in total)

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Deboeuf, C., Herrier, J.L., 2002. The restoration of mudflats, saltmarshes and dunes on the eastern bank of the Yzer-rivermouth, Nieuwpoort. In: Veloso-Gomes, F., Taveira-Pinto, F., das Neves, L. (eds.). Littoral 2002, 6th International Symposium. A Multi-disciplinary Symposium on Coastal Zone Research, Eurocoast & EUCC - The Coastal Union, 201-202.


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