NE Norfolk Coastal Management Case Study

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What direction does the sediment drift go?
North to South
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Why is erosion a problem?
The dominationg winds
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What type of protection was installed in the 1950's?
Timber defences
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What happened in the 1990's?
Identified the need to replace existing defences
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What type of protection was ment to be installed in 2001?
Rock groynes these were rejected due to financial and technical grounds
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What type of protection was installed in 2002?
4,000 tonnes of rock were put in front of the cliffs (base)
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What plan was preposed in 2006?
No active intervention
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In 2007 the rock bund was extended by £50,000 how was this funded?
Local buy a rock appeal
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Name 3 social impacts of erosion
loss of houses, loss of shops and ammenaties, people have had to move
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Name 3 economic impacts of erosion
Loss of shops ect, Businesses shut down, No accsess to the beach
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Name 2 environmental impacts of erosion
Loss of natural habitats, crop and cattle fields are lossed
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What type of stratagie was drawn up at Sea Palling?
Beach management
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How many tonnes of boulders have been put infront of the sea wall?
100,000 tonnes
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How many cubic meters of sand has been used to replenish the beach?
1 million
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How many off shore bars have been built?
4
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What are 2 negative opinions?
Development will effect beaches down the coast, heratage sites have not been protected
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What is the posative opinion?
Protection will stop erosion adding to the towns value and tourism
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Why is erosion a problem?

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What happened in the 1990's?

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