Hard engineering management involves using artificial structures, whereas soft engineering management is a more sustainable and natural approach to manage coastal erosion.
What is hard engineering management?
Building artificial structures to control erosion
A natural approach to control erosion
Using technology to monitor erosion rates
What is soft engineering management?
Which hard engineering technique reflects wave energy back to sea?
What are wooden barriers built out to sea known as?
What is an advantage of rock armour?
It looks natural
It is easy to maintain
It provides a walkway for people
Which management strategy redistributes sand on the beach?
What is a disadvantage of dune nourishment?
It is expensive
It only works when wave energy is low
It can be damaged by storm waves
What is an advantage of beach nourishment?
It blends in with the natural beach
It is simple to maintain
It can be used for fishing
Why does Holderness have a high rate of coastal erosion?
It has large beaches with lots of sediment
Its rock type along the coast
There are constructive waves in the area
Which sea defence is present at Mappleton?