Coastal management - Soft engineering

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GCSE Geography (Coastal Zone) Mind Map on Coastal management - Soft engineering, created by SEOTP on 01/07/2014.

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Coastal management - Soft engineering
1 Beach nourishment
1.1 Sand reduces wave energy and maintains tourism
1.2 Expensive
1.3 Needs to be replenished constantly as material becomes transported and eroded
2 Managed retreat
2.1 People and activities move inland
2.2 Unpopular with local residents
2.3 Depending on the rate of erosion the movement may have to be more regular
3 Dune regeneration
3.1 Relatively cheap
3.2 People resent having to stay out of replanted areas
4 Marsh creation
4.1 Creates wildlife habitat
4.2 Farmland destroyed and farmers have to be compensated

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