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Title: Dissemination of the anglian SDMS
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: R and D Project C06(92)08
Abstract:
In 1987 the Anglian Regional Flood Defence committee approved expenditure on the first phase of the Sea Defence Management Study (SDMS). This was the first major exercise to be carried out along our coastline for flood defence and the study created the concept of Shoreline Management. The SDMS took three years to complete for the 1500km of the Anglian coastline at an investment of 1.6 million, the work commenced by the study in Anglian Region continues today with a Regional monitoring programme keeping core data sets up to date and enabling on-going analysis of the ever changing coastline. The SDMS generated a wealth of information on a broad range of topics. The reports cover from the inception to conclusion of the study, and represent a valuable reference library. The report outlines the reports produced under the study and provides a critique of their wider applicability. The prime purpose of the SDMS is to provide a sound basis for investment plans. The GIS and die monitoring programme, and the management strategy has a profound influence in the decades ahead on both coastal management and the move toward soft engineering solutions.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: [1992]
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Flood defence committeesCoastal managementFlood defence structuresShoreline Management Plans
Geographic Keywords: EA Anglian
Extent: 46; + appendices
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2311
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