soft engineering & why coasts are important

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  • Created by: ikrolivia
  • Created on: 01-04-16 13:37

Why are coastal areas important?

They're so important because they're used by boats to import oil, used by tourists for beautiful scenery, have residential purposes and also commerical purposes for people to make money.

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What is soft engineering?

Soft Engineering = using natural materials to defend the coast without damaging the environment.


People prefer it to hard engineering because hard engineering damages the environment, is ugly and is expensive.

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