New entry "Coastal protection and flood defence" in our Compendium

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published on 06/12/22

Coastal protection and flood defence involves protecting the coast and the coastal regions from ocean flooding, shoreline retreat and erosion, and safeguarding the tidal flats. Only with the construction of dykes did it become possible to establish viable spaces for people to live and work along the coast.

Read more in our Compendium of Urban and Regional Development in the entry "Coastal protection and flood defence" authored by Johannes Oelerich.