Paardenschor - Belgium
Parent Site Name
Managed realignment in the brackish part of the Scheldt Estuary. Realised since April 2004. A formal sand stock was removed to allow tidal influence.
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
a compensation site which is scientifically monitored towards its ecological functioning (morphology, sediment, macroinvertebrates, birds, vegetation)
This site was a former sand stock which was lowered in 2003-2004 as a compensation measurement. The goal was to create estuarine habitats.