SCOPAC Papers & Publications
The importance of working together
Launched March 2019
This document has been developed to showcase the work of SCOPAC and the SCG and to illustrate why now, more than ever, the continuation and reinvigoration of the groups is paramount to ensure we continue to work together effectively to face these new challenges.
Download the SCOPAC & SCG Booklet (PDF, 7Mb).
SCOPAC Non-Technical Guide to Coastal Risk Management (2nd edition)
Launched at the House of Commons, April 2009
The eighty page guide was written by Professor Robin McInnes OBE, Chairman of SCOPAC’s Technical Officer Group 1995-2009, and updates an earlier version by the same author, first published in 2004.
Published November 2010
SCOPAC provided a £10,000 contribution towards development of the updated Beach Management Manual.
A launch event was hosted by SCOPAC in October 2010.
A PDF copy is available to order online by CIRIA Members.
A paperback copy is also available to purchase at the CIRIA website.
ACCESS Study Project Report
Adapting to Coastal Change along England’s Southern Shorelines
Launched November 2011
This project addressed the need for more refined assessments of the methodologies currently applied in Shoreline Management Plans and Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategies to ascertain coastal erosion risk and identify and value the assets at risk, looking ahead over the next one hundred years.
Download the ACCESS project report (PDF, 5Mb).
Summary Report 2001
SCOPAC commissioned this research study in the belief that “the question of climate change impacts is probably the most important issue to be faced by coastal local authorities and communities they represent, alongside other organisations, in the coastal zone.”