Tegeler Plate Polder

Year Implemented

1997

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

Germany

Location

Weser (Niedersachsen)

Longitude

8.5085

Latitude

53.4632

Habitat(s) Created
Size

150 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Compensation

  • Create a More Natural Shoreline

Project Description Summary

This project involved the excavation of several breaches. As part of this scheme artificial creeks were dug, historic creeks excavated, 5 lagoons excavated, 34m wide strip fronting state protection dike heightened to avoid water logging

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Bremenports, 2006. Umweltmanagement im Hafenbau Container-Terminal (CT) 4. Bremenports, Bremerhaven, 9pp.
  • Tesch, A., 2003. Tegeler Plate - Ausdeichung eines Sommerpolders in der Brackwasserzone der Weser: Planung und erste Ergebnisse. Bremer Beiträge für Naturkunde und Naturschutz, 6, 65-74.


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