Research and analysis

Porlock Bay: geomorphological investigation and monitoring: gravel barrier breaching and tidal lagoon development

This report explains the physical processes and landform changes that led to, and followed, the 1996 Porlock Bay barrier breaching.

Documents

Porlock Bay: geomorphological investigation and monitoring - gravel barrier breaching and tidal lagoon development

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Porlock Bay: geomorphological investigation and monitoring - gravel barrier breaching and tidal lagoon development

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Detail

A severe storm in 1996 resulted in breaching of the barrier protecting Porlock Bay and the formation of a new intertidal lagoon. This report explains the physical processes and landform changes that led to, and followed, the 1996 barrier breaching.