Doode Bemde - Belgium

Basic Information
Site Name
Doode Bemde
Short name
Dyle Valley
Country
Belgium
Parent Site Name
Operating Organisation
Site Description
The site comprises 4 km stretch of a complete alluvial floodplane managed as a private nature reserve some 10 kilometer upstream of the city of Leuven. Since 1990, human interference in the river channel has stopped resulting in a spontaneous meander evolution and roughening of the river channel. This has induced frequent (e.g. yearly) inundations, thus avoiding flood damage in the city of Leuven downstream and this without creating the usual storm basins.
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2020-11-27 01:11:34

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General Characteristics and Status
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
1990
Observed properties
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Geographic
Size
400.00ha
Elevation (average)
30.00msl
Elevation (min)
25.00msl
Elevation (max)
35.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
LTER Belgium (LTER_EU_BE_29)This site is a verified "LTER Belgium" member.
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