Copyright © MMXVII SCOPAC Sediment Transport Study. All Rights Reserved
Chairperson Councillor Mrs M Penfold MBE, West Dorset District Council.
Vice-Chair Councillor Jackie Branson, Havant Borough Council.
Technical assistance provided to Councillors by Mr Lyall Cairns (Southern Coastal Group Chair) and Dr Samantha Cope (SCOPAC Research Chair).
Introduction & Acknowledgements
Map Design, Symbols & Reliability
The 2012 update of the SCOPAC Sediment Transport Study (STS) was funded by the Environment Agency under FDGiA, grant number LDW 41230, with additional contributions from SCOPAC.
It is referenced as: New Forest District Council (2017). 2012 Update of Carter, D., Bray, M., & Hooke, J., 2004 SCOPAC Sediment Transport Study, www.scopac.org.uk/sts.
The map below illustrates sediment type, direction, volume, transport mechanism and reliability of information.
The arrows on the map, when clicked, will take you through to supporting information. The supporting information is based on a review of literature from the SCOPAC Bibliographic Database and Regional Coastal Monitoring Programme data analysis up to December 2012.
The available photographs are represented by red, numbered dots which, when clicked, will take you through to the appropriate image, with detailed description, in the gallery.
Wave buoys are represented by a yellow & black circle and link through to a directional wave rose (DWR).
Start Point to Berry Head
Berry Head to Hope's Nose (Tor Bay)
Hope's Nose, Torquay to Holcombe
Holcombe to Straight Point (including Exe Estuary)
Straight Point to Otterton Ledge
Otterton Ledge to Beer Head
Beer Head to Lyme Regis
Lyme Regis to West Bay
West Bay to Portland Bill
Isle of Portland and Weymouth Bay
Redcliff Point to Durlston Head (Purbeck)
Durlston Head to Handfast Point
Handfast Point to South Haven Point (Studland Bay)
Poole Harbour Entrance to Hengistbury Head (Poole Bay)
Hengistbury Head to Hurst Spit (Christchurch Bay)
Quaternary History of the Solent
Hurst Spit to Calshot Spit (Western Solent Mainland)
River Hamble to Portsmouth Harbour Entrance
Portsmouth, Langstone and Chichester Harbours
Portsmouth Harbour Entrance to Chichester Harbour Entrance
North West Isle of Wight
North East Isle of Wight
South West Isle of Wight
South East Isle of Wight
East Head to Pagham, West Sussex
Pagham to Littlehampton
Littlehampton to Shoreham-by-Sea
Shoreham-By-Sea to Newhaven
Newhaven to Beachy Head