Coasts- lyme regis management schemes

what waves build up beaches ?
constructive waves
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what wave has a weak swash and a poweful backwash ?
destructive waves
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what is a spit ?
A spit is an extended stretch of beach material that projects out to sea and is joined to the mainland at one end
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what happens to soil fertility , salinity , moisture as you go further back in sand dune sucession
soil fertility = up . Soil salinity =goes down . Soil moisture = goes up
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what hard engineering tactics do people use at lyme regis ?
sea wall, rock armour, stone groynes ,
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Give examples of soft engineering tactics
Beach nourishment , dune regeneration , marsh creation , dune fencing , managed retreat , clif regrading
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what wave has a weak swash and a poweful backwash ?

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what is a spit ?

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what happens to soil fertility , salinity , moisture as you go further back in sand dune sucession

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what hard engineering tactics do people use at lyme regis ?

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