This revision resource for GCSE Geography on the management of coastal areas describes the issues such as conflict of interest on land uses, management strategies to control erosion and longshore drift, with accompanying case studies. Environmental change and management: human-induced environmental changes that challenge sustainability.
An Internet encyclopaedia for coastal professionals, providing up-to-date high quality information about coastal management issues, which is continuously improved, complemented and updated by expert users.
This geography site on coasts and coastal management explains the need to protect fragile ecosystems and the hard and soft engineering approaches that can be taken. Environmental change and management: human-induced environmental changes that challenge sustainability.
An overview of coastal geography is given on this site under the headings: Waves, Coastal Processes, Erosional Landforms, Deposition Landforms, Marshes and Coastal Management. A case study of the Holderness Coast, a podcast and activities are also available.
Happisburg coastal erosion
This website describes coastal erosion and management efforts at Happisburgh along the coast of north Norfolk in the UK.
Managing our coast
Coastlines are changed by people in many ways. This image slide show highlights some of the management issues at the coastline in Australia and in the United Kingdom, and looks at methods of coastal protection. Environmental change and management: human-induced environmental changes that challenge sustainability.
Coastal care describes the impact of humans on the coastal environment. Sections of the site explore different types of sand dune formation, flora and fauna, seashells, tides and shoreline engineering to stabilise the shoreline system. Sustainable tourism. Ecotourism.
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