Seaford,Sussex soft engineering

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  • Seaford-East sussex soft engineering
    • scheme
      • replenish 60,000m cubed of shingle from eastern and western sides into centre of seaford beach
      • aims to produce 4km coastal defence that absorbs wave energy
      • protection of 300 residents and50 commercial properties
    • advantages
      • allows residents to maintain their livlihoods
      • works with natural enviroment
      • lower cost than hard engineering
    • disadvantages
      • costly and time consuming to transport shingle
      • must be monitered for every feburaury and october
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