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Design and implementation of a 25 ha wetland: borstakärr at christinehof castle, scania, sweden
Author : Peter Larsen and Charlotte Lindström
A 25 ha lot mainly used for forest production was converted to wetland. The steps from conception to executed project is described. This includes: Description of the site, its hydrology and characteristic soils, required studies of plant, fish and wildlife. Preparation of the area to be inundated, 25 ha, is described as well as choice of water levels, dams and outlet works. Two meandering streams were constructed. Design criteria are presented. Future expected maintenance and the intention to have the wetland be part of an eco-park open to the public is stated.
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Chapter : IAHR World Congress Proceedings
Category : 32nd Congress - Venice (2007)
Article : THEME A: Engineering and Management of Fresh-water Systems
Date Published : 01/07/2007
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