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Flashcards in Coastal Management Deck (6)
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1

Hold the line

Existing coastal defences maintained but no new ones put in place

2

Advance the line

New defences are built further out into the sea to reduce stress on current defences

3

Retreat the line

Move people out of danger zones and let nature take control

4

Do nothing

Deal with effects of flooding and erosion as they come. Used in areas with no little people

5

Hard engineering, 3 examples

Sea walls
Groynes
Rock armour

6

Soft engineering , 3 examples

Beach nourishment
Dune regeneration
Managed retreat