Version 6, 2012. Channel Coastal Observatory, David Carter and the University of
A web-enabled bibliographic database comprising in excess of 5,700 references to
relevant shoreline management publications for the 400 kilometre frontage of the
The database was originally compiled for SCOPAC in 1989 by the Department of Geography,
University Portsmouth and was updated in 1992, 1995, 1998 and 2002.
In 2012 the database was updated by the Channel Coastal Observatory in collaboration
with David Carter, working as an independent consultant, and Dr Malcolm Bray from
the University of Portsmouth.
The database provides a comprehensive list of reports and publications relating to
coastal defence in the SCOPAC area. It provides reference details, searchable keywords,
abstract and details of where original copies are held for all published and unpublished
material, which it has been possible to obtain or consult.
The database is searchable by author, topic and/or area.