Coastal Erosion In Happisburgh Case Study

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The tide is high Happisburgh Coastal erosion happisburugh Coastal erosion is when the water and/or wind carry out sediments of land; sediment is rocks, dirt and earth. It happens mostly on beaches and shorelines because they had no vegetation or plants to be a natural protection against the water. People believe that it is just the water that erodes the coast, but both the water and wind are main factors that constantly change the boundary between the land and water. The beach can be affected severely or lightly depending on the lunar tides and the difference in water density. Coastal erosion in Happisburgh Happisburgh is to the east of England and in 2001 had a population of 1,372 in 607 households. However the number is rapidly decreasing due to the amount of coastal erosion that North Norfolk is experiencing. The village has a traditional stone church which was built in the 14th century, a manor house, various other buildings and a famous red and white striped lighthouse. Happisburgh is a coastal village, however it has not always been. They used to be some distance between the two. It was separated by the coast by the parish of Whimpwell, which has since then long eroded away. It is said to have lost 250m…show more content…
The local councillor would be in favour for the coastal protection and sea defences. This is because they would like to stand by their town as best as possible and get the best quality resources and protection that it needs in any factor; in this case the shore. Also they are the representative for the town and would prefer to have the top features and successful contributors as they could. For them, they need to use the beach for tourism; so for social and economic sustainability. Furthermore the local councillor would believe that the community needs protecting from further erosion, as the school, shops and public places should be safe from a preventable
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