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Chown, D. (2004) Porlock Marsh Bird Surveys, Final Report incorporating results of Year Five: November 2002 to October 2003, Environment Agency
Defra/Environment Agency (2001) Flood and coastal erosion risk management R and D programme: Porlock Bay: geomorphological investigation and monitoring, R and D Technical Report W5B-021/TR
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National Rivers Authority (1992) Porlock Bay Coastal management Study http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2572/OBJ/19000654.pdf
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Coastal Management In Porlock Bay
- 1- How have geomorphological processes shaped the coastal landforms at Porlock Bay?
- 2- How did the Porlock pebble ridge alter the morphology of the coast?
- 3- How did human activity alter the marsh?
- 4- Why has the pebble and shingle ridge at Porlock Bay become progressively more vulnerable to breaching?
- 5-Why did the storm of October 28th and 29th 1996 cause a catastrophic breach in Porlock Ridge?
- 6-How has the geomorphic shoreline system at Porlock Marsh changed since October 1996?
- 7-Who actually determines how coastal environments such as Porlock Bay should be managed in the future?
- 8-Why was a policy of limited intervention adopted following the ridge failure?
- 9-Twenty years on what have the costs and benefits of the limited intervention policy been?
- 10-How has the management of change at Porlock Marsh been affected by its location within the protected landscape of Exmoor National Park?
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