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New managed realignment completed by RSPB Scotland and performing well

01/03/2019

On 3 October 2018, RSBP Scotland completed a new realignment project at their Skinflats nature reserve on the Firth of Forth. The final stage of this work involved excavating a 25m-wide breach in the seawall.

ABPmer joins PIANC 'beneficial use of sediment' Working Group

31/01/2019

Coastal restoration specialist, Colin Scott, is in Brussels today to discuss beneficial use of sediment.

Two-way wetland restoration knowledge sharing: China and UK

13/12/2018

In October 2018, ABPmer was delighted to present at the 2nd International Symposium on Coastal Resources and Environment (CORE 2018), hosted by Hohai University in Nanjing. 

UKCP18 – Five key points from a coastal perspective

28/11/2018

Earlier this week the Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced the publication of the UK Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18). UKCP18 represents the most up-to-date assessment of how the climate of the UK may change over the 21st century and the first major update of UK climate projections in nearly 10 years.

The Pagham Harbour Inlet - changes and challenges on a dynamic shoreline

14/09/2018

We have created an online story-map describing coastal change along the Pagham (West Sussex) shoreline. Specialists in our Data Team have used ArcGIS Online mapping software to integrate text, pictures, videos and maps in a way that allows the story to unfold.

Boundaries of all completed UK coastal habitat creation schemes added OMREG

13/09/2018

We are pleased to announce an update to our OMREG database that outlines all existing managed realignment and regulated tidal exchange schemes in the UK.

Predicting Extreme Waves and Water Levels Where Land Meets Water

10/09/2018

Flooding and infrastructure damage caused by extreme waves and water levels are of growing concern around the UK coastline. Projects to improve coastal defences in response to sea level rise are reliant on predictions of these extreme waves and water levels, for both the present day and future epochs.

Final Phase of Wallasea restoration underway – and it’s breaking new ground!

15/06/2018

We are delighted to report that work has now started on the final phase of the RSPB’s major coastal wetland restoration initiative on Wallasea Island (Essex).

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