Managed Realignment: A Cost - Benefit Analysis. . Diane Burgess, Kerry Turner, Emma Coombes, Nina Jackson. Session A: Climate Change and Coastal Management Techniques ”European Conference on Coastal Zone Research: an ELOISE Approach”, Portoroz, Slovenia, November 14 – 18, 2004.
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Diane Burgess, Kerry Turner, Emma Coombes, Nina Jackson.
Session A: Climate Change and Coastal Management Techniques
”European Conference on Coastal Zone Research: an ELOISE Approach”,
Portoroz, Slovenia, November 14 – 18, 2004
http://www.stacey.peak-media.co.uk/NNorfolk/northnorfolk.htm, http://www.ice.org.uk/educationzone/undergraduates/rwce_coastal_marine.asp, http://sites.scran.ac.uk/kestrel3d/flooding/flooding3c.html
Rising maintenance costs
Defining feasible scheme, including ‘do nothing’ option
Determination spatial and temporal scales of the analysis
Identification of the costs and benefits and their monetary values
Determine economic efficiency: do benefits exceed costs?
Sensitivity analysis - assess impact of different values of parameters
Areas suitable for managed realignment for the Business-As-Usual, Policy Targets, Deep Green and Extended Deep Green Scenarios in the Humber.
Value £ (2001-2)
Year of study
Capital costs of realigning defences
Loss of Land
Grade 1 and 2 land
Grade 3 land
Maintenance (realigned defences)
Maintenance (non-realigned defences)
General habitat creation benefits
Carbon sequestration benefits