CMAR – Coastal Marine Applied Research
Centre for Coastal and Ocean Science and Engineering (CCOSE)
Marine Physics Research Group
COAST Engineering Research Group
- Beach morphodynamics and nearshore sediment transport
- Coastal erosion and storm impacts
- Video monitoring of coastal systems
- Coastal process modelling
- Estuarine processes and evolution
United Kingdom Coastal Research Conference | 4–6 July 2023
The £2.8million ARISE project will enable scientists to better understand the processes impacting communities in the Indian and Pacific Oceans
Conference highlights climate challenges facing coastal communities
The first UK Coastal Research Conference was attended by more than 130 researchers, practitioners and representatives
Sand dunes experience significant erosion due to sea-level rise and extreme storms
Researchers believe the dunes covered in a new study could retreat anywhere between 20 and 75 metres between now and 2100
Enabling North Devon to become the UK’s first World Surfing Reserve
The University of Plymouth has played a key role in the region being recognised for the quality of its waves and its thriving blue economy
Slow progress on buffer zones designed to restrict coastal development
New research shows that since CCMAs were introduced in 2012, only 15% of coastal planning authorities in England have designated one
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Where did the sand go?
In 2013–14 some of the most energetic series of storms ever hit our coastline.
Many beaches across the South West of England have still not fully recovered from the erosion. But where did the sand go?
Watch our animation to find out.