BGS British Geological Survey (BGS) provide geology maps and data.
The Channel Coast Observatory are a data management centre for the Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes with free data downloads. This includes a data catalogue, real time wave data, and public reports.
CIWEM are the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management
Crown Estates manage and enhance the value of our marine assets. This includes issuing licences or leases for aggregates, aquaculture, and cables and pipelines.
English Heritage are the champions of our historic places to ensure they are protected for future generations.
The Environment Agency are responsible for protecting and improving the environment of England and Wales. It also has responsibility for protecting communities from the risk of flooding and managing water resources.
The Environment Agency also provide flood maps.
The Institution of Civil Engineers is a registered charity that strives to promote and progress civil engineering
The InterGovernmental Panel on Climate Change assesses the scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant for the understanding of the risk of human-induced climate change.
Check the Met Office for forecasts and climate observations.
Natural England is the government’s advisor on the natural environment, responsible for enabling UK legislation & conservation of dynamic coasts, and managing European Habitats Directive and International Agreements in the coastal zone.
See the National Tidal and Sea Level Facility for tidal surge predictions.
Free Lidar data (open data).
SCOPAC is a group of local authorities in central southern England who work together to develop a coordinated and sustainable approach to coastal risk management.
Other UK coastal groups
North East Coastal Group
St Abb’s Head to Gibraltar Point
East Anglia Coastal Group
Gibraltar Point to Thames Barrier
Southern Coastal Group
Selsey Bill to Portland Bill
South West Coastal Group
Portland Bill to Hartland Point
North West England & North Wales Coastal Group
Great Orme to Solway Firth
Bristol Channel Strategic Group comprising:
Hartland Point to St Govan’s Head
Severn Estuary Coastal Group
Ynys Enlli to Llandudno Coastal Group
Cardigan Bay Coastal Group