Luneplate

Year Implemented

2008

Project Type

Regulated tidal exchange

Country

Germany

Location

Weser (Niedersachsen)

Longitude

8.5185

Latitude

53.4828

Habitat(s) Created
  • Mudflat

  • Reedbed

  • Saltmarsh

Size

215 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Compensation

Project Description Summary

This involved the installation of a culvert with storm surge barrier: ~35m wide (two chambers, each 13m wide) & 8.5m high; invert at -2.6mNN (approx. -4.5mMHW); max. fill volume: 2,000,000m3. As part of this scheme artificial creeks were dug; a 50m wide strip fronting state protection dike was raised to avoid water logging

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