Solutions for
Bank Protection

Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau Bundesanstalt für Gewässerkunde
Technisch-biologische Ufersicherungen im Ästuarbereich


Estuaries are complex ecosystems and are subject to a wide range of demands by numerous stakeholders. To better assess and evaluate the ecosystem-related interrelationships and processes within the river bank habitats as well as the potential and limits of environmentally-friendly protection measures in German estuaries of the North- and Baltic Sea, BfG and BAW are carrying out different research projects. An overview of past, current and future research projects can be found here: