Holderness coast: Coastal management

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  • Holderness coast: Coastal management
    • stakeholders
      • environmentalists
        • against
          • grynes will decrease the size of the spit
      • residents of kilnsea
        • against
          • they will be forced to move sooner as the erosion get to them faster
            • they don't recieve any compensation from the council/ government
      • farmers in kilsea
        • against
          • put their business under threat
      • Yorkshire council
        • for
  • The village of Mappleton, perched on a cliff top on the Holderness coast
    • Due to the erosion of the cliffs, the village is under threat.
      • In 1991, the decision was taken to protect  Mappleton.
        • A coastal management scheme costing £2 million was introduced involving two types of hard engineering
          • placing rock armour along the base of the cliff and building two rock groynes.
    • Holderness coast: Coastal management
      • stakeholders
        • environmentalists
          • against
            • grynes will decrease the size of the spit
        • residents of kilnsea
          • against
            • they will be forced to move sooner as the erosion get to them faster
              • they don't recieve any compensation from the council/ government
        • farmers in kilsea
          • against
            • put their business under threat
        • Yorkshire council
          • for
  • Has approximately 50 properties.
    • The village of Mappleton, perched on a cliff top on the Holderness coast
      • Due to the erosion of the cliffs, the village is under threat.
        • In 1991, the decision was taken to protect  Mappleton.
          • A coastal management scheme costing £2 million was introduced involving two types of hard engineering
            • placing rock armour along the base of the cliff and building two rock groynes.
  • the problem
    • The rock groynes have stopped  beach material being moved south from Mappleton along the coast.
      • However, this has increased  erosion south of Mappleton.
  • However, this has increased  erosion south of Mappleton.
  • concider north side more important because of tourists and a bigger overall income

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