Hauener Hooge

Year Implemented

1994

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

Germany

Location

Ley Bay (Niedersachsen)

Longitude

7.0791

Latitude

53.5156

Habitat(s) Created
  • Saltmarsh

Size

80 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Compensation

  • Habitat Creation

  • Create a More Natural Shoreline

Project Description Summary

This involved one breach in summer dike: 110m. As part of this scheme drainage ditches, artificial creeks; 10m-wide creek connected

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Ahlhorn, F., Kunz, H., 2002.The future of historically developed summerdikes and polders: a salt marsh use conflict. Littoral 2002, The Changing Coast, 365374.
  • Främbs, H., Kinder, M., Hielen, B., Böhme, B., Günther, C.P., Rachor, G., Cordes, H., Mossakowski, D., 2000. Renaturierung salzbeeinflußter Lebensräume der Nordseeküste Abschlußbericht zum Salzwiesenprojekt Wurster Küste. Universität Bremen, Bremen, 327p.
  • 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.
  • Zander, R., 2003. Die Öffnung von Sommerpoldern im Nationalpark Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer. Bremer Beiträge für Naturkunde und Naturschutz, 6, 61-64.


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