Fieldwork techniques used at Start Bay and Torquay

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Start Bay:

Bi-Polar analysis- gives details of success of coastal defences, allows us to evaluate successes in comparison to other locations along the coast

Cost Benefit analysis- tells us whether an area is worth protecting, does the economic cost justify the social risks?

Flood Risk survey- tells us how vulnerable an area is to flooding, therefore the success of the sea defences and whether they are justified


Footfall survey- tells us how popular an area is, indication of population and popularity of Torquay as a coastal resort

EQS- tells us how well-kept the area is; indication of whether it is…


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