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Chairman

Mr Neil Watson, Environment Agency

Vice-Chair

Mr Dave Robson, Borough of Poole

Research Chair

Dr Samantha Cope, Havant Borough Council

Current Research

SurgeWatch: a user-friendly database of coastal flooding for the UK

SCOPAC Contaminated Land Study

Scanning of historical aerial photography

Beach response in front of structures in open coast

Poole Bay Nearshore Replenishment Trial

Reducing regional flood and erosion risk from wave action on the Channel Coast

Maintenance of coastal structures - Phase 1: Timber groynes

Completed Research

Bradbury’s Bursary: investigating the physical and geotechnical properties of the substrate in the lee of Hurst Spit

SCOPAC Sediment Transport Study update 2012

Offshore to onshore transport across distinct landforms at Church Norton Spit

Coastal sediment budget project: Minor Funds Contribution

Seabed Mapping Selsey to Eastoke: Minor Funds Contribution 2013-2015

Sediment Tracer Study Phase II: Minor Funds Contributions 2011-2013

Non-Standard Rock Groynes: Minor Funds Contributions 2011-2013

Sediment Tracer Study Phase I: Minor Funds Contributions 2010-2011

ACCESS Project

Extreme Wave Conditions within the SCOPAC region

Strategic Regional Coastal Monitoring

RESPONSE European Project

SCOPAC Sediment Transport Study 2004

SCOPAC Sediment Transport Bibliographic Database v6, 2012

Evolution of the Solent River animation

Evolution of Lyme Bay animation

Preparing for the Impacts of Climate Change

2001.  Halcrow Maritime, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, University of Portsmouth and the Meteorological Office.

A Strategy for Long Term Planning and Management of the Shoreline in the Context of Climate Change Predictions.

The key aims of the research project were to:

A two-stage approach was taken. The first involved identification of future climate scenarios and their likely physical impacts on the coast, and the second assessed the implications of these for assets and coastal risk management.

 Download the Summary Report (PDF, 220kb)

Preparing for the Impacts of Climate Change

Download the Summary Report (PDF, 220kb)