LAND RECLAMATION AND GROIN-BUILDING IN THE TIDAL PLATS

Hele Focken Erchinger

Abstract


Along the North Sea eoast of Germany there are two large areas where land reclamation work in the tidal flats is being carried out. One is on the coast of Schleswig- Holstem and the other in Ostfriesland, on the coast and along the estuary of the river Ems near the border with the Netherlands. Conditions and working methods for land reclamation in tidal flats as well as the development of new groin constructions on the Ostfriesian coast are described below.

Keywords


land reclamation; tidal flats; groin; groin construction

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