FD1004 - Estuary morphology - survey and modelling for managed set- back site

Theme:Modelling and Risk
Project status:Completed
Start date:19/05/1994
End date:31/03/2002
Keywords:
  • Flood Defence,
  • Land,
  • Environmental Protection,
  • Flood and Coastal Defence,
  • Modelling
Contractor:
  • HR Wallingford Ltd
Contact:
Summary Objectives:- To determine the impact of a managed set-back scheme on estuary morphology through monitoring changes in bathymetry within Tollesbury Fleet and around the breach. To improve understanding of sediment movement in the estuary and within the site by numerical modelling. Key Customer Purpose:- Improve understanding of the impacts and development of managed set-back schemes in order to provide guidance to the operating authorities.