Sustainable Coastal Management

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Which of the following are reasons why some areas of coastline are not protected from flooding or erosion?

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What is an Integrated Coastal Management Zone?

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What is a shoreline management plan?

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Which of the following is not a possible choice that councils can make about managing the coast?

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Identify the strategy that councils can use to manage the coast: Use sea defences to stop erosion, and so the coast stays where it is today.

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Identify the strategy that councils can use to manage the coast: use sea defences to move the coast further into the sea.

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Identify the strategy that councils can use to manage the coast: Gradually let the coast erode, and move people and businesses away from areas at risk.

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Identify the strategy that councils can use to manage the coast: Take no action at all, and let nature take its course.

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True or false? On many coasts, soft engineering is replacing hard engineering.

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True or false? Soft engineering approaches to coastal management are often much cheaper and less intrusive than hard engineering solutions.

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Identify the soft engineering approach to coastal management that involves pumping sand onto a beach to increase its size and provide a buffer against the sea.

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Identify the soft engineering approach to coastal management that involves redistributing beach material to build up a wide beach.

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