FD1101 - Additional monitoring at the Tollesbury site

Theme:Modelling and Risk
Project status:Completed
Start date:01/10/1996
End date:31/03/2002
Keywords:
  • Flood and Coastal Defence,
  • Environmental Protection,
  • Modelling,
  • Flood Defence,
  • Land
Contractor:
  • Natural Environment Research Council
Contact:
Summary Objectives:- To monitor changes in estuary bathymetry, sediment dynamics, soil character, and colonisation by invertebrate infauna and halophytes during the early development of a managed set-back site in Tollesbury, Essex. To investigate the impact of invertebrates on saltmarsh development. Key Customer Purpose:- Improve understanding of the impacts and development of managed set-back schemes in order to provide guidance to the operating authorities.