Archive for December 1st, 2007

1st December 2007, Saturday

The Mobile Coast II

If any picture sums up the changeable face of the Dungeness Coast (yes I said Dungeness as in the shingle beach) it is this one, taken on the north-east edge of the Dungeness National Nature Reserve today.

Marram Grass on Greatstone Beach

Ten years ago this was vegetated shingle. Over the past ten winters increasing quantities of sand have blown onto the shingle and now marram grass Ammophila arenaria is well established. The dunes are likely to start building upwards quickly if this trend continues, as they have done to the north of the Romney Sands car park.

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