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Beach management and design - FD0705

Summary Objectives:-
Develop improved techniques for the prediction of beach transport and longterm morphological development where coarse grained sediment (shingle) forms a significant proportion of the beach material.

Key Customer Purpose:-
To provide greater understanding of beach behaviour to enable MAFF to provide improved guidance on beach management, the design of coastal defence structures on shingle beaches, and how to predict recession rates of natural and man-made coastal features through lateral erosion of near-vertical surfaces.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Beach Management & Design   (1942k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1996

To: 1999

Cost: £515,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
HR Wallingford Ltd
Fields of Study
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management