• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Norfolk newspaper

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

East coast homebuyers in flood warning 14:52pm 13th October 2004 Families thinking of buying property on the East Anglian coast should carefully consider the increasing risk posed by the encroaching North Sea, an expert warned today. The warning came as fears grew that one of the East Coast's most popular towns could become an island if sea defences are breached this winter. ...read more.

Middle

"My advice would be if you are looking at buying a house on the coast you should carefully consider the long-term threat posed by coastal erosion," said Miss Rawson. "Contact the local authority and consider what information is on offer. "I would advise looking at the whole picture before buying. We would strongly advise going to your local authority and checking. ...read more.

Conclusion

"The level of defence is different depending on where you are," she said. "In Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, for example, the level of defence may be such that it could cope with a one-in-200-year storm. In a smaller village it may be a one-in-75-year storm. "If, for example, we had storms of the level that East Anglia saw in 1953, if that happened again, there would be flooding. "The Environment Agency's main priority is to reduce the risk to life. We cannot defend against everything. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Physical Geography section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Physical Geography essays

  1. Cliff erosion in East Sussex - the processes, problems and solutions.

    This would affect many different groups or people in very different ways. The council would be the committee making the choice on what is to be done or not done in some cases; although there may be a few outsiders aiding.

  2. Is East Leake A Town Or A Village?

    For example you are not likely to find many high order shops or services in a village but you are more likely to find these services in a town. Whilst we were on the field trip pupils were asked to ask a few people in the village to fill in a questionnaire.

  1. Geography- Whistable Coast Project

    We overcame this problem by doing it twice and getting and average out of the results. This also meant that our pattern of travel may not be accurate also, so we used the same pattern as it described in a text book (the general pattern of travel of LSD).

  2. Global Warming Newspaper

    It was agreed on 11 December 1997 at the 3rd Conference of the Parties intending to participate to the treaty when they met in Kyoto, and entered into force on 16 February 2005. As of November 2007, 175 parties have joined the protocol.

  1. THE COASTAL POLICY IN TURKEY

    Besides these main laws a significant number of laws deal with protection and conservation issues; such as the Environmental Law for policy making on environmental issues, inventories, planning, monitoring and prevention of pollution; by-law on Water Pollution Control for protecting coastal water quality; by-law on Environmental Impact Assessment for protecting

  2. Coastal management.

    But, in the past five years, the pace of change has rapidly increased. Some homes have been abandoned and farmers are seeking compensation for loss of land and buildings. The Humberside trial would submerge a bank of 1.5 million compressed tyres bound with nylon and concrete into a tangle of

  1. Tsunami newspaper

    who had lost large amounts of blood, fractures, head injuries, people in shock and many other injuries associated with such a disaster.

  2. The Norfolk Broads

    Other rivers in Norfolk are The Wensum, The Chet and the Ant and Thurne. There are 42 broads (14 open to boats) that were artificially created by the large peat-diggings that flooded several hundred years ago. The Broads were originally old peat workings from Medieval and Saxon times.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work