Dr Uwe Dornbusch
Prior to joining the Environment Agency in 2009, Uwe spent seven years as a Research Fellow at Sussex University followed by a two-year stint at a coastal engineering consultancy. Over the last 17 years Uwe has accumulated a wide range of field and desk based research experience involving cliffs, shore platforms, mixed beaches and their interaction with engineering structures with particular emphasis on Southeast England. He now works for the Environment Agency in Southeast England as a senior specialist supporting local and national teams in the Environment Agency, the coastal monitoring programme, Local Councils and communities with advice on a wide range of coastal issues focussing on coastal processes and management. Uwe has published over 30 papers.
Present and future challenges of beach management in England
Following a brief description of beach management practices, the presentation will focus on future constraints in continuing with these.