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Title: Monitoring the coast for flood defence
Author: National Rivers Authority Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The regional monitoring programme covers the entire Anglian region from the Humber estuary in the north to the Thames Estuary in the south and includes the following components: 1. Beach survey; 2. Survey of the seabed; 3. Aerial photography; 4. Inspections of defences and beaches; 5. Wind, waves and water levels. An initial beach survey took place in 1989. This has been followed by a continuous study which commenced in the summer of 1991. This takes place twice a year, in January/February and in July/August. A cross-section is taken every one kilometre along the coast. For some locations where engineering schemes are being undertaken more detailed information is required. In these areas, the spacing has been reduced to every 100 metres along the coast.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1993
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: Flood defence structuresFlood controlCoastal managementCoastsMonitoringBeaches
Geographic Keywords: Norfolk
Extent: n.p. [4]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2873
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