SCOPAC Research – current projects

The Southern Coastal Group assists in the successful delivery of SCOPAC’s Research programme. Between 1986-2018 SCOPAC and the SCG have worked together to commission approximately £1.3 million worth of valuable research to the benefit of its members.

Healthy Estuaries project 2020

Jo Brooksbank, Natural England

Tracer Pebbles Study, Preston Beach

Dave Picksley, Environment Agency and Sacha Neill, Coastal Partners

The evolution of Kirk Arrow Spit, Selsey

‘Utilisation of RCMP data to understand coastal processes’ initiative. Award for 2019/20

Langstone Harbour entrance coastal process study

Alex Hillawi, Coastal Partners

SurgeWatch: a user-friendly database of coastal flooding for the UK

University of Southampton

Digitising the Poole Harbour tide gauge

Dr Ivan Haigh, University of Southampton

Scanning of historical aerial photography

Environment Agency

Reducing regional flood and erosion risk from wave action on the Channel Coast

Channel Coast Observatory and HR Wallingford