The South West Region is characterised by its diverse and intriguing coastline. However with Climate Change inevitable, we must plan to protect the natural and built environment. Planning for this change is often difficult, complex, costly and can be emotionally charged. In this seminar we aim to set out ideas, the latest research and practical examples of how to deal with this climate change driven topic.
Managing changing coasts in England and Wales: Challenges and opportunities This presentation provides an overview of coastal management and key challenges arising in managing a changing coastline, especially in carrying out the non-statutory Shoreline Management Plans. Sally will explore research findings from a series of workshops that took place in 2019 where coastal managers, engineers, scientists and planners discussed the challenges in delivering shoreline management in practice. Dr Sally Brown, Deputy Head of Department for Life and Environmental Sciences at University of Bournemouth
Managing coastal risk in a changing climate in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole A look at how local solutions are developed and being delivered to shoreline management plan policy with a particular focus on the ongoing works of the Poole Bay Beach Management Scheme, and set in the context of the overall FCERM framework for England. Alan Frampton, Strategy and Policy Manager for Flood and Coastal Erosion at BCP Council
Coastal change: an island perspective An examination of the response to climate change and development pressures around the coast of a small island Kevin Pilley, Government of Jersey
This webinar will take place on our new webinar platform - Big Marker