Wrauster Bogen

Year Implemented

1991

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

Germany

Location

Elbe (Hamburg)

Longitude

10.1328

Latitude

53.425

Habitat(s) Created
  • Mudflat

  • Reedbed

  • Hard/soft wood meadow

Size

2.2 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Compensation

  • Habitat Creation

  • Create a More Natural Shoreline

Project Description Summary

This involved a sea defence removal (of state protection dike). As part of this scheme artificial creeks were dug.

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Berg, K., 2003. Das Bauprogramm Hochwasserschutz in Hamburg. Garten und Landschaft, 12, 24-26.
  • von Lieberman, N., von Lieberman, A., 2003. Leitlinien für einen naturverträglichen Küstenschutz - Der Klimawandel erfordert neue Küstenschutzmaßnahmen für das Wattenmeer. WWF Deutschland, Frankfurt am Main, 27p.


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