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Mr Neil Watson, Environment Agency


Mr Lyall Cairns, Havant Borough Council

Mr Stuart Terry, Borough of Poole

Research Chair

Dr Samantha Cope, Havant Borough Council

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Latest Research projects

→  Offshore to onshore transport across distinct landforms at Church Norton Spit

→  Beach response in front of structures in open coast

→  Poole Bay Nearshore Replenishment Trial

Poole Bay, Poole Harbour and Wareham Flood and Coastal Risk Management Strategy

The Final Strategy Appraisal document (May 2015) now available to download


Poole Bay Nearshore Replenishment Trial 2015

→  Project leaflet July 2015

Managing flood and coastal erosion risk - an update for England

→  The fourth annual FCERM report from the EA (July 2015)

CITiZAN (Coastal & Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network) 2015-2018

→  monitoring, recording and interpreting sites around the UK

SCOPAC Field Trip to Bournemouth Beach Management Scheme, May 2016

→  Reports 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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Shoreline Management Plans


Strategy Studies

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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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