Anticipated positions of Mean High Water Springs per decade, based on a High Emissions Scenario sea level rise projection (RCP8.5, 95th percentile) and 'do nothing' coastal management approach. Shoreline retreat is limited by underlying physical susceptibility model (the UPSM of Fitton et al., 2017) and up to 25m of erosion is premitted at known artificial coastal defences. Further explanation available within Technical Summary WS2, via

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