Threatened seasonal wetland habitats

Other Names:
Endangered intermittent wetlands
Threatened occasionally flooded wetlands
Threatened semi-permanent wetland habitats

Dredging and the placement of dredged material has been shown to cause adverse environmental effects on aquatic environments including seasonal wetlands.


A wetland which is only wet during a part of the year, typically winter.

Broader Problems:
Threatened floodplain habitats
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
17.06.2019 – 15:47 CEST