Landslips have caused some homes to be evacuated and others to be demolished altogether. It’s very distressing for the occupants who have often used their life savings to retire by the sea:
This is a great animated site for checking your knowledge of shore processes. You can also play with different types of coastal defence and see what they do:
This link will take you to a document outlining several recent coastal mamgement projects in southeast England:
Here is a useful introduction to some of the problems being tackled on the Sussex coastline.
Here is a great link to a story about a managed retreat project (where the sea is allowed to inundate the land) in Essex, UK:
Here’s how the Wallasea Island project has been implemented:
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