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Record number 431387
Title Vegetated dune and swale formation on barrier islands
Author(s) Groot, A.V. de; Berendse, F.; Riksen, M.J.P.M.; Baas, A.; Slim, P.A.; Dobben, H.F. van; Stroosnijder, L.
Event 13th International Scientific Wadden Sea Symposium 'An integrated approach to emerging challenges in a World Heritage Site', 2012-11-22/2012-11-23
Department(s) IMARES Ecosystemen
Nature Conservation and Plant Ecology
Land Degradation and Development
CE - Vegetation and Landscape Ecology
CL - Ecological Models and Monitoring
PE&RC
Publication type Poster (professional)
Publication year 2012
Keyword(s) duingebieden - geologische sedimentatie - kustgebieden - simulatiemodellen - duinplanten - duneland - geological sedimentation - coastal areas - simulation models - duneland plants
Categories Geology (General)
Abstract Occasionally, new dunes and swales (primary dune slacks) develop on the Wadden islands. Often, this is related to sand banks welding to the shore. The formation of these dune areas affects biodiversity, sediment exchange, and coastal defence by acting as buffer during storms.
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