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Description

Where the coastline is soft and the sea is rough, severe coastal erosion occurs. A cliff-top resident describes the coastal erosion threatening his home and explains why he is demolishing his 100-year-old house. The resident describes how different wind, tide and weather patterns combine to affect the rates of erosion; he also explains how he is being forced to demolish his house through public liability responsibilities.
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First broadcast:
16 March 2006

Classroom Ideas

Can be used to get the pupils to explain what processes are operating at a coastline like this and why the geology of the coastline has a huge impact on the rate of erosion taking place (discussion or written explanation).

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