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Mr Lyall Cairns, Havant Borough Council

Mr Stuart Terry, Borough of Poole

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Dr Samantha Cope, Havant Borough Council

SCOPAC Publications

Published November 2010

SCOPAC provided a £10,000 contribution towards development of the updated Beach Management Manual, and hosted the launch event in Southampton in October 2010.

The Beach Management Manual can be freely downloaded in pdf format by those registered at the CIRIA website

A paperback copy (£330) and a CD-ROM (£150) is also available to purchase online from the CIRIA website.

CIRIA Beach Management

(2nd Edition)

Delivering Sustainable Coastal Risk Management: How the EA and LAs are working together in South-East England (PDF, 400Kb)

Delivering Sustainable Coastal Risk Management: How the EA and LAs are working together in South-East England (PDF, 400Kb)

Assessing and Monitoring Coastal & Climate Change (PDF, 55Kb)

Assessing and Monitoring Coastal & Climate Change (PDF, 55Kb)

Implementing Coastal Risk Management (PDF, 25Kb)

Implementing Coastal Risk Management (PDF, 25Kb)

Launched at the House of Commons on 22nd April 2009

The eighty page guide was written by Professor Robin McInnes OBE, Chairman of SCOPAC’s Technical Officer Group 1995-2009, and updates an earlier version by the same author, first published in 2004.

The new guide was launched to an invited audience of coastal MPs and coastal professionals by Cllr Roger Elkins from Arun District Council, current Chairman of SCOPAC, Andrew Turner MP and Robin McInnes.

SCOPAC Non-Technical Guide to Coastal Risk Management

(2nd Edition)

Left to right: Cllr Roger Elkins, Chairman of SCOPAC; Andrew Turner MP and Professor Robin McInnes at the House of Commons, April 2009

The Coastal Handbook: a guide to all those working on the coast (EA, June 2010 - PDF, 2Mb)

The Coastal Handbook: a guide to all those working on the coast (EA, June 2010 - PDF, 2Mb)

Other Publications

Read the Executive Summary

Launched November 2011

Work carried out by Coastal and Geotechnical Services, Halcrow and the Channel Coastal Observatory (CCO) addresses the need for more refined assessments of the methodologies currently applied in Shoreline Management Plans and Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategies to ascertain coastal erosion risk and identify and value the assets at risk, looking ahead over the next one hundred years.

The ACCESS project report has been published and is freely available to download (right).


ACCESS 'Adapting to Coastal Change along England's Southern Shorelines'

Download the report (pdf, 5.5Mb)

Download the report (pdf, 5.5Mb)

To request a hard copy please email sam.cope@havant.gov.uk

SCOPAC Papers