Coastal protection schemes

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  • Created on: 22-05-10 12:54

Coastal protection schemes

Groynes (expensive)


Prevent longshore drift by trapping the sand between the groynes

  • Often made form wood or rocks and are places 90 degress to the beach
  • Reduce the force of the waves which reduces erosion. This is important as more beach means more tourists which means more money



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