Special issue - conservation and management of sea cliffs

Doody, Pat and Rooney, Paul (2015) Special issue - conservation and management of sea cliffs. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 19 (6). pp. 757-760. ISSN 1400-0350

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Coastal cliffs occur as a marked break in slope between the land and the sea. They may have sloping to vertical faces and form when slippage and/or coastal erosion take place. They have a range of geomorohological features depending on their resilience, structure and exposure to weathering and the action of the sea. In the 1970s and 1980s, the Nature Conservancy and later the Nature Conservancy Council (Governmental Agencies) began work to establish the status of sea cliff habitats around the United Kingdom. This special issue seeks to raise
the profile of this important but neglected habitat in Europe.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information and Comments: The final publication is available at link.springer.com/10.1007/s11852-015-0420-x
Keywords: Conservation, management, sea cliffs
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Science > Geography and Environmental Science
Depositing User: Paul ROONEY
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2016 11:58
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2017 19:00
URI: https://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/996

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