Abbots Hall Farm

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What is managed retreat?
Land is allowed to flood and reach a new line of defence inland
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What type of land is it best suited to?
Low-lying salt marsh environments
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How does it reduce erosion?
Helps absorb and reduce wave energy
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What type of estury is it?
Black water
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Why were sea defences moved inland?
To create tidal wetlands
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How many hecters of land were flooded?
80 hecters
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What has reduced in the estury?
Fishing
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How much of essex's salt mashes have already been lost?
1/4 of the salt marshes
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Name 5 key features of the site
Farms, Wetlands, Sea Walls, Salcott Channels and Offices and housing close by
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What does this reduce?
Flooding
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Why was Abbotts hall farm a good site?
There are 283 hecters of land
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What type of land is it best suited to?

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Low-lying salt marsh environments

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How does it reduce erosion?

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What type of estury is it?

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Why were sea defences moved inland?

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