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

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.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Estuary Morphology - Survey & Modelling for Managed set-back site   (1715k)
• Executive Summary : Estuary Morphology - Survey & Modelling for Managed set-back site   (45k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1994

To: 2002

Cost: £196,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
HR Wallingford Ltd
Environmental Protection              
Flood and Coastal Defence              
Flood Defence              
Fields of Study
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management