Coastal shingle in Great Britain a preliminary review by Roland E. Randall

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Statementby Roland E. Randall, Pippa Sneddonand Pat Doody.
SeriesContract surveys -- No. 85
ContributionsSneddon, Pippa., Doody, Pat., Nature Conservancy Council.
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The Kingdom by the Sea: A Journey Around the Coast of Great Britain [Theroux, Paul] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Kingdom by the Sea: A Journey Around the Coast of Great Britain/5(61). Shingle beaches occupy extensive stretches of the British coastline.

These sites were reviewed by Fletcher et al (). The best examples are in north-east Scotland such as Culbin, Ferry Links, the Spey mouth and Cuthill Links. "The Coast Road" is a warm-hearted tribute to England's coastline written by a romantic spirit who beautifully captures both the idiosyncrasies of the nation and the euphoria of the open road.

"The Coast Road" was also the recent winner of the British Guild of Travel Writers Best Narrative Travel Book /5(38). Around Great Britain some km of shoreline have an important.

Randall, R.E. shingle component, with almost km of these coasts being pure shingle (Sneddon & Randall ). - Management of coastal vegetated shingle in the United Kingdom - Sediment patterns All shingle coasts contain a mixture of different sized.

Europe such coastal habitats are variously known as galets (France), cascalho (Portugal), playa de. cantos (Spain), stenstrand (Denmark), steinfelder (Germany), klapper stens felt (Sweden).

Four environmental factors are responsible for the growth of a shingle beach. The Irish Sea and Atlantic Margin represent a considerable area spanning a range of distinct coastal environments, from the indented and wave-dominated rocky coast of western Ireland to the.

Coastal vegetated shingle structures. of Great Britain: Appendix 2. Shingle sites in Scotland. Sneddon & R.E. Randall. Girton College. Cambridge. March ©JNCC ISBN 30 6 Full set. ISBN I 15 2 Main report. ISBN 1 16 0 Appendix 1. Wales. ISBN 1 17 9 Appendix 2. Scotland. ISBN 1 18 7 Appendix 3.

England. Accompanying the BBC series, Coast is not only a superbly illustrated celebration of Britain's coastal areas but a practical guide to all that they have to offer. Coastal shingle in Great Britain book The first part of the book is divided into the 12 coastal regions as featured in the programme, with lavish photography, maps and evocative essays/5(22).

Wales were incidentally included. Data source 3 (MAIN DATA SOURCE): Coastal vegetated shingle structures of Great Britain (Sneddon & Randall, a & b). This was a comprehensive survey of most of the shingle structures around the Welsh coastline.

The dataset was used to determine occurrences of shingle vegetation equating to NVC. Shingle beach at Torrisdale Bay, Argyll and Bute, Scotland While this beach landform is most commonly found in Europe, examples are found in Bahrain, North America and in a number of other world regions, such as the east coast of New Zealand 's South Island, where they are associated with the shingle fans of braided rivers.

Coastal vegetated shingle structures of Great Britain: Main Report and Appendices, JNCC, Peterborough. Lineage The report and appendices comprise the final definition of communities encountered on the shingle substrate and their relation to existing communities identified by the National Vegetation Classification.

All major sites containing coastal shingle habitats in Great Britain were covered by this survey. Vegetation was sampled at multiple quadrats within each site; however, for many locations, only a single grid reference is available covering the whole of each site.

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Shingle is the term applied to sediments larger in diameter than sand but smaller than boulders. Around Great Britain there are almost km of pure shingle and vast stretches of rock/shingle, sand/shingle and mud/shingle mixtures.

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2, Chapter: Beaches, spits, barriers and dunes-an introduction, Publisher: Joint Nature. There are many other areas in Britain with coastal shingle that may reward effort, particularly Blakeney Point in north Norfolk, Herne Bay in north Kent and Point of Ayre, Clwyd. These places may be under-recorded, so there are always chances of discovering something new, either at county or national level.

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This dataset comprises data from two vegetation surveys which aimed to provide a complete inventory of coastal shingle habitats in Great Britain. Shingle heathland The Orford Shingles contain the second largest area of acid shingle heath in Britain.

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() Porlock Shingle Ridge: Report to the National Trust, Coastal. Coastal vegetated shingle structures of Great Britain: main report. Peterborough, JNCC. Sneddon, P. & Randall, R.E. National survey of vegetated shingle Coastal vegetated shingle structures of Great Britain: Appendix 3.

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