National Network of Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes


BGS British Geological Survey
BMP Beach Management Plan
BODC British Oceanographic Data Centre
CASI Compact Airborne Spectral Imager
CDS Coastal Defence Strategy
CISCAG Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Coastal Advisory Group
DEFRA Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs
DTM Digital Terrain Model
EA Environment Agency
GIS Geographical information system
GPS Global positioning system
LIDAR Light Detection And Ranging
MCA Maritime and Coastguard Agency
NDASCAG North Devon and Somerset Coastal Advisory Group
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
ODN Ordnance Datum Newlyn
POL Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory
RTK Real-time Kinematic (GPS)
SCOPAC Standing Conference on Problems Associated with the Coast
SCG Southern Coastal Group
SDADCAG South Devon and Dorset Coastal Advisory Group
SECG Southeast Coastal Group,
Severn Estuary Coastal Advisory Group
SMP Shoreline Management Plan
TLS Terrestrial laser scan
UKHO United Kingdom Hydrographic Office