• Published 2012

Managed coastal realignment in Essex saltmarsh : Monitoring the development of vegetation on former agricultural land following sea-water inundation

@inproceedings{Brooks2012ManagedCR,
  title={Managed coastal realignment in Essex saltmarsh : Monitoring the development of vegetation on former agricultural land following sea-water inundation},
  author={Pauline E Brooks and John Emrys Morgan},
  year={2012}
}
Managed coastal realignment is an integral feature of the UK’s coastal sea defence policy. The approach has potential to compensate for natural loss of salt-marsh, to facilitate compliance with EU demands for creation of habitat, and to be cost-effective as a flood defence strategy. Managed coastal realignment has been undertaken at several sites in south-east England, and in 2002 the largest managed coastal realignment project commenced on the Blackwater estuary, Essex. This paper presents the… CONTINUE READING

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