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Beach erosion threatens human activities. This program looks at many aspects of beaches, from the life in the littoral zone to the basic geology of beaches.

Case studies

Search terms eg.  Waikiki coastal management OR Nice Beach problems

  • California – Huntington Beach 

Closing surf city in EBSCO Point of view

  • Hawaii – Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach is Totally Man-Made (And Disappearing) 2017https://www.huffpost.com/entry/saving-waikiki-beach-erosion_n_6835424

  • Hopton, Norfolk, England

Coastal Erosion and the Law of Nuisance: Alter Tidal Flow at Your Peril – Environment Journal 2016,  https://environmentjournal.online/articles/coastal-erosion-law-nuisance-alter-tidal-flow-peril

  • Nice, France

Vidal, J 2014, World’s Beaches Being Washed Away Due to Coastal Development, https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/dec/15/worlds-beaches-being-washed-away-coastal-development

Management strategies

Waikiki Beach maintenance, viewed 20 August 2019, < https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/occl/files/2013/08/2012-Waikiki-Beach-Maintenance-Final-Report.pdf

Huntington Beach Water quality management plan https://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/government/departments/public_works/development_Services/water_quality_management_plans.cfm

Photos – Search for eg. Huntington Beach pollution or Huntington Beach problems