Wadden Sea and Island Norderney

The German Wadden Sea is inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List since 2009. It consists of a partly unique and rich biodiversity and thus, the nature journal “Geo” oranized it’s “Geo-Tag der Natur” (“day of nature”), a one-day biodicersity monitoring by specialists of all groups of organisms, besides other locations on the German East Frisian island Norderney. The Wadden Sea generally, for example in the area of Norderney, can be divided into three major ecological zones, the sublittoral zone is more or less always flooded by water (tidal creeks are part of this zone), the supralittoral zone is located above the avarage high-water level and is only flooded when the tides rise unusually high (it’s where salt marshs usually develop), and the eulittoral zone represents the typical wadden

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