Evaluating broadscale morphological change in the coastal zone using a logic-based behavioural systems approach

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  • Susan Hanson
  • Jon French
  • Tom Spencer
  • Iain Brown
  • Robert J. Nicholls
  • William J. Sutherland
  • Peter Balson


Publication details

Title of host publicationBroad Scale Coastal Simulation: New Techniques to Understand and Manage Shorelines in the Third Millennium
DatePublished - 26 Aug 2015
Number of pages19
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Original languageEnglish
ISBN (Print)9789400752580, 9789400752573


Climate change will have pervasive effects on the world's coasts, but at broad scales these changes have typically proven difficult to analyse in a quantifi- able manner. Consequently, individual management decisions are often taken without consideration of the wider, regional coastal system with its physical linkages between geomorphological elements.

    Research areas

  • Coastal evolution, Coastal management policy, Likelihood matrix, Outcome-driven modelling, Regional coastal classification, System-based behavioural approach

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