Coastal management case studies

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Storm surges, case study;

North Sea 31st January – February 1953, depression hit scotland instead of going through its natural path through scandinavia, lots of people drowned in the south-east of england. To prevent this, Thames Barrier was constructed.

Coastal Erosion case study;
Holderness erosion; this includes,
1.8 metres a year.
Lack of material on beach.
Soft sediment.
Cliff retreat.

a case study of stacks are the needles from the Isle of wight and old harry rocks.
an example of a tombola is Chesil


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