Physical Geography Coastal Management

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What is a holistic approach?
Managing a stretch of coast
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What are SMPs?
Shoreline Management Plans
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Which specific coastal defence does nothing?
Managed retreat
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What do offshore breakwaters do?
Force waves to break before reaching coastline
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Why are beaches important?
They act as a buffer for the cliffs behind
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What does a holistic approach use a lot of?
Soft engineering
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What are SMPs?

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Shoreline Management Plans

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Which specific coastal defence does nothing?

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What do offshore breakwaters do?

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Why are beaches important?

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