The research today during a symposium in Antwerp presented. The first ten years created according to the researchers, a wet area with many soil animals, waders and waterfowl. “Very slowly fill silt and sand the area, and draws a typical schorvegetatie.”
According to the study, after fifty years, “a varied hoarse and slikkenlandschap’”and adds the new area to improve the water quality and on the water during dangerously high water. Swallow fall dry at low tide and under water at high tide. The dikes stronger by the supply of sand and silt.