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North Naze Review Of Rocks After One Year – Sept 2017

In September 2016 a group of volunteers worked on David Eagle’s plan to defend the very north east part of Naze. One year on how does it look? But first let’s use Google Earth to compare how the Naze and … Continue reading

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Erosion At Seawick Even Worse Where There Are No Groynes

The sea is eroding beach at Seawick near Hutleys. Further south, where there are no groynes, the sea is close to eroding the sea wall. As these images from Google Earth show. 31 December 2000      31 December 2012 … Continue reading

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New Holland Haven Groynes Covered By Super High Tide

High tide at Holland on 22 March 2015 was 4.9m over ½ meter higher than normal and about level predicted in 100 years time. The new groynes were completely covered.   The locations in Tendring where the sea covers the … Continue reading

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Environment Agency And Me – Jan 2014

I was largely unaware of Environment Agency till 2009, then they tried to knock a hole in sea wall about 1/2 mile from my house. I live in Kirby-le-Soken in Essex near the section of sea wall labelled B4a in … Continue reading

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Essex And South Suffolk Shoreline Management Plan 2 – Jan 2014

EA’s SMP2 outlines how EA plan to manage coast till 2105, by destoying sea defences. I will be making several posts about SMP2 so to start with here are the plans. The colour of lines drawn along sea walls have … Continue reading

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Salt Marsh Growing Back Despite Rising Sea Levels A Problem For Coastal Squeeze – Nov 2013

Salt marsh is being eroded by a process called  coastal squeeze  which is caused by rising sea levels according to Natural England and Environment Agency.  The following photographs show salt marsh is growing back, at least in one part of … Continue reading

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