SCOPAC is an influential network of local authorities and other key organisations
that share an interest in the management of the shoreline of central southern England.
Welcome to SCOPAC
Quick links to our most visited pages
Sediment Transport Study
The SCOPAC area of interest extends from Lyme Bay in the west to Shoreham-by-Sea
in the east and includes the Isle of Wight.
Established in 1986 SCOPAC's role has been to assist members in developing a co-ordinated
and sustainable approach to coastal risk management by commissioning research and
SCOPAC is chaired by Councillor Mrs Mary Penfold MBE of West Dorset District Council.
Vice-chair is Councillor Mr Hugh Mason of Portsmouth City Council.
Technical assistance is provided to the councillors by Professor Andy Bradbury of
the New Forest District Council (Chairman of the Southern Coastal Group officers),
and by Dr Samantha Cope, SCOPAC Research Chair.
Standing Conference on Problems Associated with the Coastline