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Mr Neil Watson, Environment Agency


Mr Lyall Cairns, Havant Borough Council

Mr David Robson, Borough of Poole

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Dr Samantha Cope, Havant Borough Council

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2018-2020 Minor projects: Call for proposals Research funding contribution of up to £8,000 available for coastal management related study

→  details here

Bradbury’s Bursary 2016 & 2017 presentations to SCOPAC January 2018. Bursary award winners Lauren Burt & Emma Harris were invited to present their findings to SCOPAC

→  The presentations are available to download

Poole Bay Nearshore Replenishment Trial Testing a new approach to beach replenishment (2014-2017)

→  EA Summary & Report documentation now available

SCOPAC Field Trip 2018

On Tuesday 10th July we will be visiting the North Portsea Island Scheme

→  responses by 18th June please

SCOPAC Contaminated Land Study

Coastal Landfills at risk of erosion and flooding across the SCOPAC region

→  report & presentation now online

The Southern Coastal Group (SCG) is the Regional Coastal Group for central southern England, bringing together the neighbouring local authorities and organisations involved in coastal risk management, including the Environment Agency.

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Lyme Regis to Selsey Bill including the Isle of Wight

The geographical area covered by the SCG comprises the coastline between County Rock, Lyme Regis and Selsey Bill in West Sussex, together with the whole of the coastline of the Isle of Wight.

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