Polder Friedrichshagen (Ziesetal)

Year Implemented

1999

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

Germany

Location

Greifswald Bodden (Mecklenburg Vorpommern)

Longitude

13.5072

Latitude

54.0838

Habitat(s) Created
  • Saltmarsh

Size

90 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Creation

  • Climate Change Mitigation

  • Reduce Flood Protection Costs

Project Description Summary

This involved a sea defence removal. As part of this scheme artificial creeks were dug

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Abraham, R., 2000. Die Renaturierung des Polders Friedrichshagen zweites Deichrückbauprojekt in Ostvorpommern. Naturschutzarbeit in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 43, 70-73.
  • Bury, M., Czyz, H., Fock, T., Grünwald, M., Hergarden, K., Köhler, M., Niedzwiecki, E., Protasowicki, M., Repasi, D., Trzaskos, M., Vetter, L., Walter, J., Zander, B., 2003. Deichrückbau und Salzgrasland an der südlichen Ostseeküste. Schriftenreihe der Fachhochschule Neubrandenburg, Reihe A, 20.
  • Grunwald, M., 2002. Carabid Beetles as indicators for restoration of salt grassland: the example of polder Ziesetal. In: Frock, T., Hergarden, K., Repasi, D. (eds.), Salt Grasslands and Coastal Meadows in the Baltic region. Conference Proceedings. Neubrandenburg, 101113.
  • 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, B., 2002. Vegetation dynamics in coastal grasslands at the Greifswalder Bodden (Baltic Sea) after removing the dyke and reintroduction of flooding. In: Frock, T., Hergarden, K., Repasi, D. (eds.), Salt Grasslands and Coastal Meadows in the Baltic region. Conference Proceedings, Neubrandenburg, 155166.


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