the north sea storm surge 1953
the resons for the build up of watre was
- a deep atlantic depression
- rapid pressure drop
- anticyclone to the west
- a large fetch
- spring high tides
sea defences were breached. low lying ground was flooded. over 250 people drowned and 1800 people died.
the collapse of holbeck hall scarborough 1993
- the hall was built on a cliff.
- the cliff was made manly from clay.
- it was not in danger because was 70m from the edge.
- in the summer of 1993 they had a very wet summer.
- on 3 june cracks started to apper.
- on june 4, the hotal started to slip down the cliff.
- over the next 3 days it collaped.
- the hotal owners sued the local authority for not looking after the cliff.
- the cliffs are made up of soft clay and water-bearing sand.
- the cliffs are erouded 1m a year
- the cliffs are vulnerable to land slides
- the area is highly populated, so coastal defencese need to be put up
- lots of denfences have been put in like,rock armour and cliff reventments.
- the cliffs have had land slides in- 2001,2003,2007
- some of the buildings are as close 3m to the edge.
the isle of wight
- the isle of wight has 4 things it can do- hold the line,do nothing, retreat the line, or advance the line
- they ahve put in diffrent things in difrent places
- at monk's bay there is rock groynes, breakwater and rock reventments
- wheeler's bay has a sea wall and rock reventments
- westen cliff has rock revetments and rock groynes
- castle cove has land dranage and rock revetment
- at castle haven there is rock revetments
- east of fresh water have been trying to stabilises the cliff top
- seagrove bay has got a sea wall, rock revetment and rock groynes
the sefton coast, northwest england
- the sefton coast is near liverpool
- the dune erousion is at 5m a year.
- the coast is home to omne of england last red squarral colonies.
- the dunes have bee distroyed by glass conpaniese and the use of off road vechicles
- the schemes they have come up with are
- monitoring visitor access
- banning off road vechicles
- controlling the amount of sand taken.
- maintaning the vegication.
- recreating the natral dunes