- It's a process by which sediment lost is replaced.
- Reduces strom damage
- Is a natural defence
- Relatively cheap
- Needs to be constantly replced due to longshore drift.
- Example Swange Bay 2006.
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Sand dune regeneration.
- Artifically creating new sand dunes.
- Absorbs storm water and wave energy.
- Good landscape for environment and plants and animals.
- Time consuming
- Costs £2,000 per 100m
- Less effective than hard engineering schemes
- Example Holkam Bay , Norfolk.
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- Lets the sea ake it's course.
- Beneficial to plants and animals, providing new habitats.
- Highly controversial as landis lost and human cost can be more than financial.
- People loss houses and businesses
- Compensation is payed.
- Example Cowden
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Salt Marsh Creation
- Sheltered aread from wave action where depostion happens.
- Provides habitat for birds and grasses.
- Export nutrients into the sea.
- Can't be easily man made.
- Take a long time to form.
- Example Alkborough Slats the Humber Estuary.
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