Erosion of coastlines and beaches is a problem that can impact any settlement or city located near a body of water. In both the long and short run, coastal erosion can have enormous detrimental impacts on an area, in terms of both geography and economics. This issue is important the world over, as more than half the world's population lives within two hundred kilometers of a coastline (Committee). As a result, there are more
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provide a valuable insight into what Toronto might need to do to limit the ill effects of erosion.
Committee on Coastal Erosion Management. Managing Coastal Erosion. National Research Council, 1990. New York.
&lt;http://www.eurosion.org/&gt; - A European initiative for sustainable coastal erosion management
Pilkey, Orrin. Coastal Erosion: Has Retreat Sounded? Heldref Publications, 1994. New York.
Waugh, David Geography: An Integrated Approach. Nelson Thornes, 2002. Cheltenham.