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Title: Review of coastal NRA estuarial R and D related to flood defence
Author: R.N. Bray
Author: M.W. Owen
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: Project Report 308/2/HQ
Abstract:
This report reviews the NRAs role in the field of flood defence and, in particular, the Research and Development required to support the organisation in providing adequate flood defences in coastal and estuarial areas. The review is carried out against the background of current national and international R and D in this field and in the context of the evolving demands for nationally consistent standards, improved scientific and analytical methodologies, and economic and conservation pressures. Current programmes and perceived requirements for future R and D are reviewed under the main headings of scientific analysis and design, improvements, maintenance and emergencies. These main headings are then subdivided into component subjects to a level which enables both current and future individual R and D projects to be identified. Recommendations are made for future R and D in these areas together with cost estimates and expected benefits arising from the recommended projects.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1991
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Coastal watersEstuariesFlood defence structuresFlood controlResearch
Extent: 44
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2337
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