One day there is going to be a horrible accident!

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One day there is going to be a horrible accident!

Postby egroeg93 » Tue Sep 28, 2010 6:26 pm

http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/ ... P=twt_ipd#

Is it me or is this getting a little too close for comfort :P :P I cant remember the exact figure, but doesnt the east coast receed by up to 5 metres a year!?

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Re: One day there is going to be a horrible accident!

Postby Lysander » Tue Sep 28, 2010 7:06 pm

......and by 2065 it will become the west coast [honest].
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Postby dman-lewis » Tue Sep 28, 2010 7:28 pm

It does, Its because the sea never used to be there, its basically acting how a river would. As the thames never went though london till the channel flooded.
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Postby stuartp » Tue Sep 28, 2010 8:52 pm

Given that Durham University has a Geoscience Lab at Boulby (where the train is going), I expect it's being monitored.
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Re: One day there is going to be a horrible accident!

Postby Bufferstop » Tue Sep 28, 2010 11:26 pm

It's alright , it'll get deposited further down the coast and we'll have a new beach complete with pre-installed timber and steel breakwaters. Or will it be concrete and steel, can't tell from that photo.
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Postby Bushey Troughs » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:53 am

Bufferstop wrote:It's alright , it'll get deposited further down the coast and we'll have a new beach complete with pre-installed timber and steel breakwaters. Or will it be concrete and steel, can't tell from that photo.

Apparently not, it seems the product of east coast erosion heads across the the North Sea to Holland, mainly Friesland. Groins and breakwaters just move the erosion further along the coast.
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Postby sishades » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:59 am

I live in Norfolk. here is a picture of my wife and I enjoying a pleasant summers afternoon in the garden.

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Postby slackbladder » Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:43 pm

There's something a bit "fishy" about 'er in doors there Si mate.
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Postby cmeonthemove » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:33 pm

sishades wrote:I live in Norfolk. here is a picture of my wife and I enjoying a pleasant summers afternoon in the garden.

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You get the sharks in your part of Norfolk too then.

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Re: One day there is going to be a horrible accident!

Postby rocketman » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:50 pm

I am having a whale of a time in Southampton!
but I do remember well deep sea fishing near Blackmarlin not so long ago, by trawler

and lots of silver darlings from not so very far south of there

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What...? !!!!

You mean that accident has already happened ?

and it was deliberate greed?

One day is already happening. Some people have already sold the future downriver


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Re: One day there is going to be a horrible accident!

Postby egroeg93 » Fri Oct 01, 2010 4:49 pm

Bushey Troughs wrote:
Bufferstop wrote:It's alright , it'll get deposited further down the coast and we'll have a new beach complete with pre-installed timber and steel breakwaters. Or will it be concrete and steel, can't tell from that photo.

Apparently not, it seems the product of east coast erosion heads across the the North Sea to Holland, mainly Friesland. Groins and breakwaters just move the erosion further along the coast.
Oh the joys of long shore drift and coastal erosion.


So the Netherlands is stealing the UK!!

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Postby kennyGWSR » Fri Oct 01, 2010 9:37 pm

So the Netherlands is stealing the UK!![/quote]
the greedy pigs!!
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Re: One day there is going to be a horrible accident!

Postby GunnerBill » Fri Oct 01, 2010 9:50 pm

That doesn't look good!


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Re: One day there is going to be a horrible accident!

Postby Bufferstop » Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:04 am

If I travelled the ECML often I would be asking my MP to put NR on the spot as to what safety measures are in place for that spot. It ought to have, on-line some kind of ground alignment monitor similar to the ones they use to check bridge deflections.
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