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Comparative study of coastal protection against flooding Between management alignment, seawall and breakwater design
Engineering and Construction
Pages 20 (5020 words)
Comparative study of coastal protection against flooding Between management alignment, seawall And breakwater design Supervised by: Indira Chauhan Name: Bakary Jobe Student number: 21141048 Submission date: 16/12/2011 University Of West London Table of Contents ABSTRACT 2 BEACH MORPHOLOGY 3 INTRODUCTION TO FLOOD AND COASTAL DEFENSE 4 THE ADMINISTRATIVE FRAMEWORK FOR FLOOD AND COASTAL DEFENCE IN ENGLAND AND WALES 6 PROBLEMS WITH FLOOD AND COASTAL DEFENCE POLICIES 10 Analysis of the flood Zones in England and Wales 14 COASTAL FLOOD DEFENSE IN UNITED KINGDOM AND WALES 14 Disastrous flood of 1953 16 TYPES OF FLOOD DEFENCE 16 MANAGED REALIGNMENT CONCEPT AND DESIGN 16 SEAWALL CONCEPT AND DESIGN 21
The ministry of Agriculture, fisheries and food has estimated that if there were no defence in England and Wales, the annual average value of damage from flooding and coastal erosion would be of the order of nearly ?3 billion, with the existence defence, damage still occur but is of the order of an average ?600 million a year (Maff, 2000) which is still a lot of money. The method that this project is going to be written on will be base on not only one aspect but three, which are economic, environmental and technical issues. Generally the management of flood and coastal defense within a strategic framework encourages practices that avoid disruption to natural processes and which are sustainable in the long term (including adapting to climate change). ...
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