Coastal Management - Groynes

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What are groynes?

Groynes are wooden, concrete or plastic structures that face out to sea. They help reduce erosion caused by longshore drift, and preserve beaches.

What are the advantages of groynes?

  • they reduce the effects of longshore drift
  • the beach is preserved for longer
  • it…


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