Managed realignment

Authors: Luciana, L.S.

Editors: Kennish, M.J.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/22546/

http://www.springer.com/br/book/9789401788007

Publisher: Springer

Place of Publication: Dordrecht

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Authors: Esteves, L.S.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/22546/

Pages: 390-393

DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-8801-4_347

© 2016, Springer Netherlands. All rights reserved. Managed realignment is a soft engineering approach that aims to create intertidal habitat (especially saltmarshes) through the artificial breaching or removal of flood defenses. The creation of intertidal habitats has two main aims: (1) to offset the loss of designated intertidal habitat (due to coastal squeeze and developmental pressures) and (2) to dissipate wave energy to offer sustainable coastal protection. Managed realignment is becoming a popular coastal management approach in northern Europe. As managed realignment is a relatively new approach, there is a need to better understand the short-to long-term effects on (1) local sedimentary processes, (2) inland flood risk and development of intertidal habitats (and associated biota), (3) and wider socioeconomic and environmental implications.

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