beach erosion

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the erosion of beaches

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The works complement recent coastal protection works undertaken by DELWP between St Leonards pier including a beach renourishment, anchoring timber groyne to capture net sand drift from the beach renourishment, coastal erosion protection works either side of the timber groyne.
More than 60% of the Welsh population currently live on the coast, and the advance of the sea may threaten the homes and livelihoods of more than 220,000 households as they become increasingly susceptible to the risks of flooding and coastal erosion.
This is good news for those affected by flooding and coastal erosion.
Georgiou said coastal erosion at Polis bay urgently needed to be rectified.
People should be prepared for strong winds, large sea surges, some rain -- although this is not expected to be significant -- coastal erosion, road closures and power loss," Gisborne manager emergency management Richard Steele said in a statement.
erosion management plan being prepared as part of the COBSEA project Strengthening the Resilience of Coastal Communities, Ecosystems, and Economies to SeaLevel Rise and Coastal Erosion.
In 2010, the Texas Supreme Court ruled in her favor, saying the property remained private because the beach had been wiped out through an "avulsive" event, like a big storm - rather than "imperceptible" coastal erosion.
A spokesman said: "You can see the effects of the coastal erosion particularly at Rhoose Point, and signs of this just before you enter Porthkerry Park.
It will also be used to study coastal erosion to give organisations a good understanding of where they should build structures that will last.
RISING SEA LEVELS: Higher seas and increased coastal erosion could threaten power plants and other shoreline infrastructure.
On the contrary, this is the same old coastal erosion we have always had and always will have.
Aiming to build what they wanted to name, 'The Great Wall of Lagos', the Chagoury Group - developers and planners of Eko Atlantic, based in Lagos, Nigeria, zealously endeavoured to protect Victoria Island from coastal erosion due to the Atlantic Ocean forces.
A nonprofit environmental group, San Francisco Baykeeper, countered with a lawsuit in November, claiming that the project's environmental impact report didn't properly assess the effects of mining activity, on coastal erosion.
Tidal ranges would be greater and there would be more coastal erosion and flooding.
PROPERTIES and roads around Wirral are at risk from coastal erosion and need urgent work to save them, according to a report.
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