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Theme:ProcessesProject Status: Completed
Project No: FD1923 Proposal ID:  N/A
Project Title: Impacts of permeability on beach performance
Description: PROJECT CLOSING STATEMENT
The Technical Report includes an extensive review of the current state of understanding of mixed beach processes, the method of prediction of the cliffing problem, and preliminary advice on good practices in relation to beach recharge programmes

SUMMARY OBJECTIVE
Produce a review of existing knowledge and current practice relating to beach recharge. Produce, justify and prioritise a costed framework of field and/or laboratory investigations (possibly linked with demonstration schemes) to advance knowledge of the processes involve and hence provide better-founded guidance for design and management of recharged beaches.

KEY CUSTOMER PURPOSE
Improve design methodology for shingle and mixed beach recharge with respect to material mixing, grading specification and construction method.
Start Date: 15/02/2005
End Date:14/02/2006
Project Cost: £48,374
Contractor: University - Brighton
Keywords: Coastal Defence , Environmental Protection , Flood and Coastal Defence , Land , Processes
 

Documents

Type: Final Report
Title: Influence of permeability on the performance of shingle and mixed beaches
Desc: Final Report
Publication Date: 30/07/2008  
DocumentRef: FD1923_7404_FRP.pdf Download   (795k)
Type: Technical Report
Title: Influence of permeability on the performance of shingle and mixed beaches
Desc: Technical Report
Publication Date: 30/07/2008  
DocumentRef: FD1923_7402_TRP.pdf Download   (5059k)
Type: Technical Summary
Title: Influence of permeability on the performance of shingle and mixed beaches
Desc: Technical Summary
Publication Date: 30/07/2008  
DocumentRef: FD1923_7403_TSM.pdf Download   (165k)