Lütetsburger Sommerpolder

Year Implemented

1982

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

Germany

Location

Mainland coast of East Friesland (Niedersachsen)

Longitude

7.2481

Latitude

53.6673

Habitat(s) Created
  • Saltmarsh

Size

15 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Compensation

  • Compensation

  • Habitat Creation

  • Create a More Natural Shoreline

Project Description Summary

This involved a sea defence removal (summer dike).

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Ahlhorn, F., Kunz, H., 2002. Literaturstudie zur Entwicklung und Bedeutung von Sommerdeichen. Arbeiten aus der Forschungsstelle Küste, Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Ökologie, Niedersachsen, 14, 101p.
  • Mai, S., Zimmerman, C., 2002. Diked forelands and their importance in coastal zone management. Proceedings of the Hydro 2002 Conference (Kiel), 222-235.
  • 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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