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human interference

with coasts

Name a case study that showcases both the positive and negative effects of human interference with coasts? Dublin bay
Define dredging scooping mud and sediment from the bottom of something
how many kilometres of coastline does ireland have? 3171km
What are hard structures? are used to prevent erosion. they are usually large structures made from resistant rock or reinforced concrete
Name and describe an example of a hard structure sea walls are an example of a hard structure they are used to protect coastlines from destructive waves. their walls are curved to deflect the breaking waves back onto the nect incoming wave
What are soft structures soft structures are considered to be more enviormentally friendly method of coastal protection
What is sand dune repair sand dunes are protected from erosion by planting marram grass which anchors the sand dune
Created by: Laura_obrien123