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flood defence
Teign Estuary

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Reeve, D., Horrillo-Caraballo, J. M., Fox, A., Simmonds, D., Kwan, S., Pan, S., & Greaves, D. (2012). COASTAL DEFENCE EVALUATION: AN SPRC APPROACH. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(33), management.37.


In this paper, we show how the methodology based on the Source-Pathway-Receptor-Consequence (SPRC) approach can be used to identify the risks of flooding and erosion. The methodology is applied to the Teign Estuary in Devon, UK to define the linkages between physical loads (waves, tides), sea defences, areas liable to flooding and the impacts of flooding.


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