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Title: The Recreational Use of Floodbanks Phase 1
Author: Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: Environment Agency Project ID:EAPRJOUT_505, Representation ID: 171, Object ID: 1844
Abstract:
In addition to the functions inherited fiom its predecessor the National Rivers Authority the Environment Agency has a duty to promote recreation, particularly in the water environment. At the same time there is a perception within the Agency that recreational activities can interfere with the function of flood banks. The current study outlines the range of recreational activities which occur on riverine, tidal and coastal flood banks and identifies the facility requirements of each The factors which constrain the development of recreational activities are explored, and the conflicts which arise, both between recreational activities, and with the functions of the fIood defences.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Subject Keywords: EmbankmentsFlood controlVegetationRecreationBrackishwater environmentFreshwater ecologyMarine environment
Extent: 150
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:4495
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