The Southern Coastal Group (SCG)
Councillor Mrs M Penfold MBE, West Dorset District Council
Councillor H Mason, Portsmouth City Council
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 sharing information.
SCOPAC is chaired by Councillor Roger Elkins of Arun District Council.
Vice-chair is Councillor Mrs Mary Penfold MBE of West Dorset District Council. Technical assistance is provided to the councillors by Professor Andy Bradbury of the New Forest District (Chairman of the Southern Coastal Group officers).
Standing Conference on Problems Associated with the Coastline
|Coastal Cliff Instability Workshop, January 2014|
|Lyme Regis Field Trip, June 2013|
|Sediment Renourishment of Beaches Workshop, February 2013|
|Hurst Spit Field Trip, June 2012|
|Sediment Recycling Workshop, February 2012|
|Toe Structure Workshop, December 2011|
|ACCESS Project Launch, November 2011|
|Planning for the Impacts of Coastal Change Workshop, September 2011|
|Old Portsmouth Field Trip, June 2011|
|Preparing a Business Case Workshop, May 2011|
|Rock Groyne Workshop, January 2011|
|CIRIA Beach Management Manual Launch, October 2010|
|Hengistbury Head Field Trip, June 2010|
|Timber Groyne Workshop, March 2010|
|Tracer Study Phase II (Minor Funds Contribution)|
|Evolution of Coastal Sediment Stores & Sinks Study|
|Tracer Study Phase I (Minor Funds Contribution)|
|Non-Standard Rock Groynes (Minor Funds Contribution)|
|Extreme Wave Conditions within the SCOPAC region|
|Strategic Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes|
|RESPONSE European Project|
|SCOPAC Sediment Transport Bibliographic Database|
|SCOPAC Sediment Transport Study|
|Evolution of the Solent River - animation|
|Evolution of Lyme Bay - animation|
|Preparing for the Impacts of Climate Change|
|RESPONSE European Project - maps|
|Grant Aid Funding for Coastal Schemes - downloads|