FD1305 - Beach material super-budgets

Theme:Strategy and Policy Development
Project status:Completed
Start date:01/07/1999
End date:31/03/2000
Keywords:
  • Land,
  • Flood and Coastal Defence,
  • Coastal Defence,
  • Environmental Protection,
  • Processes
Contractor:
  • HR Wallingford Ltd
Contact:
Summary Objective: To investigate the shortcomings of the coastal cell concept, and in particular investigate long-term supplies and losses of beach sediments. Key Customer Purpose: To enable policy develop beach management schemes for the conservation of sand and gravel so as to provide cost-effective, sustainable coastal defences.