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