New Forest District Council has 60 km of coastline, extending from Chewton Bunny, Christchurch Bay in the west to Redbridge, Southampton Water in the east; this also includes approximately 9km of the lower reaches of the Beaulieu and Lymington Rivers within the Western Solent. This stretch of coastline has a wide range of geologically and geomorphologically important features that include soft cliffs, spits and barrier beaches, saltmarshes and mudflats. These dynamically evolving environments are also of international importance for nature conservation.
Bath Spa University Dissertation Data Collection - Cliff Instability at Barton on Sea.
I am a third year geography student at Bath Spa University, working in collaboration with New Forest District Council (NFDC, Steve Cook). This research considers cliff instability at Barton on Sea, as occurring during the 2012-13 winter season. This undergraduate dissertation will explore your perceptions and knowledge of ongoing cliff instability and aspirations for the future management of the frontage. I am inviting you to assist in this investigation by taking part in an introductory questionnaire which is available at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/cliff_instability