SCOPAC Field Trips
Since 2010 SCOPAC have organised an annual field trip field trip for members and officers, focusing on sites of interest along the SCOPAC coastline:
Weymouth & Portland, 2019
Field trip to Weymouth and Portland in Dorset, with discussions & presentations covering local coastal issues.
Field trip to Portsmouth where two large flood and coastal erosion protection schemes were underway.
Christchurch Bay, 2017
Field trip to Highcliffe and Avon beach in Dorset to view the different sections of cliff and recent beach recycling.
Field trip to Bournemouth to view the recent landslide and the Bournemouth Beach Management Scheme.
Lyme Regis, 2015
We revisited Lyme Regis to view the completed seawall and slope stabilisation works.
Field trip to Medmerry, West Sussxex to view the UK’s largest open coast managed realignment scheme.
Lyme Regis, 2013
This visit focused on works undertaken since the early 1990’s to prevent landsliding and coastal erosion.
Hurst Spit, 2012
Hurst Spit was chosen due to the wide variety of coastal management topics it encompasses.
Old Portsmouth, 2011
This visit coincided with high tide, and focused on measures taken to prevent flooding of such a low lying city.
Hengistbury Head, 2010
The first of the SCOPAC field trips focused on the range of coastal defence and flooding issues at the site