Southern Coastal Group & SCOPAC
Regional Coastal Group for central southern England
Advising & influencing
A source of expertise on matters relating to the coast, for the benefit of Regional Flood and Coastal Committee(s) (RFCC) and other stakeholders
Research & development
Advising upon research and development needs within and beyond the Group boundaries in relation to coastal zone management and monitoring
Aiming to be the natural and chosen forum for coastal practitioners to discuss coastal management problems and share best practice
Portland Bill to Selsey Bill
including the Isle of Wight
The Southern Coastal Group (SCG) & SCOPAC is the Regional Coastal Group for central southern England.
Our primary objective is to be a source of expertise, advice and influence to the Regional Flood and Coastal Committees and other stakeholders on matters relating to the 648 km coastline between Portland Bill in Dorset and Selsey Bill in West Sussex, including the Isle of Wight.
We also play a key role in the successful development and delivery of research in the field of coastal risk management, and the development and oversight of regional Shoreline Management Plans.
SCOPAC Storm Analysis Study
Technical Report (December 2020) now online
Maintenance of coastal structures – Phase 1: Timber groynes
A study incorporated into the CIRIA ‘Groynes in Coastal Engineering‘ Manual, published May 2020
Solent and South Downs RHCP
Annual Review Report 2018 (Final, February 2020) now online