Case study: Fairway adjustment, Elbe river, Schleswig- Holstein, Lower Saxony(20th c.)

Location of the case study

Schleswig- Holstein, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, DE

Description of the application

Fairway adjustment of the tidal Elbe to 14.5m under MTnw with time. Deepening of the Elbe as consequence of the rising port operations.

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Implementation costs (Show all)

>1.000.000 €

Served purpose of implementation (Show all)

Strongly Positive

Responsible authority levels (Show all)

National - Government

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Real Case Study

Resilience measures (Show all)

Adjustment of fairway

Last modified: Sept. 12, 2016, 8:54 a.m.