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SCOPAC Contaminated Land Study A desktop study building upon a project undertaken by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership

→  about the project  

Bradbury’s Bursary: £500 awarded to Lauren Burt, investigating the physical and geotechnical properties of the substrate in the lee of Hurst Spit

→  Lauren’s dissertation document is now available

Christchurch Bay Field Trip June 2017

→  report and speaker presentations

- Christchurch Bay Field Trip, June 2017

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

→  details here

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

→  EA Summary & Report documentation now available

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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