Leeson House Field Studies Centre

Downloadable Resources


2016 UK National Flood Resilience Review

Acrobatnational-flood-resilience-review.pdf

Our customers in 2015

Use this kml file to open a google earth page showing where all of our customers came from last year.
leeson-house-schools-2015.kml

Boscombe West Ward Profile 2015

Acrobatboscombe-west-ward-profile-2015.pdf

Purbeck Local Plan 2012

Acrobatpurbeck-local-plan-2012.pdf

Glaciated Landscapes and Change / Systems 1

Acrobatjmt-quinag-management-plan.pdf
Acrobatsnh-inchnadamph-geomorph.pdf
Acrobatnwhighlands.pdf

Cliff stabilisation work beneath the Pines Hotel winter 2015 to 2016

Acrobatpines-hotel-plans-oct-2015.pdf

Barton On Sea and Naish Farm Cliffs 1995 coastal engineers report.

A detailed report from the 1990's with a lot of excellent background information about this fascinating stretch of coast and the ongoing attempts to control the erosion. Produced by the New Forest District Council.
Acrobat1995-coastal-engineers-report-barton-on-sea-and-naish-farm-cliffs.pdf

Using Geowessex to obtain high quality and large scale maps for fieldwork purposes.

This is a superb GIS, maintained by Dorset County Council, which enables students to obtain good quality mapping for their fieldwork.
PowerPointusing-geowessex-to-obtain-high-quality-and-large.ppt

The growth of Bournemouth as a seaside resort

A guide to estimating the age of buildings in Bournemouth.
PowerPointthe-growth-of-bournemouth-as-a-seaside-town.ppt
PowerPointswanage-hydrographs.ppt

Swanbrook December 2012

Photographs of the Swanage Flood Alleviation Scheme in action
PowerPointswanbrook-december-2012.ppt

Flood Alleviation in Swanage

An excellent YouTube video about the Swanage Floods in 1990.
A good summary and some photos is also available from the RGS.

Devon County Council Napoli Presentation

Response to the Napoli - the local authority story. By Richard Horne, Emergency Planning Manager for Devon County Council.
PowerPointkimo-presentation-4-june-2009.ppt

Napoli Final Inquiry Report

Full report of the inquiry into the MSC Napoli disaster by Professor Ian Mercer
Acrobatnapoli-report10final2.pdf

Population Trends in Bournemouth 2012

Acrobatpopulation-trends-in-bournemouth-2012.pdf

Encams Beach User Study 2005

Acrobatencamsbeachusersurvey2005.pdf

Lyme Regis Community Plan 2007 to 2027

Acrobatlyme-regis-community-plan-2007-to-2027.pdf

Jurassic Coast 2009 Economic Impact Study

Acrobatjurassic-coast-economic-impact-study-2009.pdf

Boscombe Regeration Partnership Statement 2015 to 2020

Acrobatboscombe-2015-to-2020-plan.pdf

The Leeson House Youtube Channel

We are currently developing our new Leeson House Youtube Channel.

We plan to upload a variety of videos to the channel:-
to demonstrate fieldwork techniques, showcase the fieldwork opportunities in Purbeck and to demonstrate simple, practical classroom activities to help understanding before fieldwork sessions.

Swanage Beach Photos

2 powerpoint presentations of Swanage Beach and Bay with photos taken on 28th November 2012 and August 2013.
PowerPointswanage-beach1.ppt
PowerPointswanage-beach-august-2013.ppt

Swanage Bay - active landslides - 22 December

A short article from the Bournemouth Echo detailing a landslide that occured above some of the beach huts in Swanage Bay on 22nd December 12.
Further details and photographs are also available on the Swanage Coastguard Blog
One section of Swanage Bay suffered a large landslide between the 26th and 27th December 2012. Some before and after photo's (courtesy of Swanage Coastguards) are here.
Acrobatswanage-bay-landslide-december-2012.pdf
Views of the landslide beneath The Pines Hotel and The Ballard Estate - taken on the 11th and 26th January 2013.
Acrobatswanage-bay-january-2013.pdf

Excel spreadsheet for plotting beach profiles

An excel spreadsheet for plotting a beach profile from clinometer readings.
Excelbeach-profile.xls

Field locations used by Leeson House

Use this link to open GOOGLE EARTH with all our field study sites marked onto it.
field-study-locations-used-by-leeson-house.kml

An excel spreadsheet for plotting simple river channel cross sections

A basic spreadsheet that can be used to plot simple river channel cross sections when you have taken 10 equally spaced depth readings across the channel. Enter data in the yellow boxes.
Excelchannel-cross-section-spreadsheet.xls

The history and future of beach replenishment in Swanage Bay.

A powerpoint summarising the history and the future of beach replenishment in Swanage Bay, including the proposed trial for nearshore replenishment in the next few years.
PowerPointthe-history-and-future-of-beach-replenishment-at-swanage.ppt

Swanage cliff instability and its impacts

A powerpoint highlighting the damage caused by the wet weather between 2012 and 2013 and what has been done short term and long term to mitigate the effects.
PowerPointswanage-cliff-instability-and-its-impacts.ppt

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Contact

Address:
Langton Matravers
Swanage
BH19 3EU
Telephone:
01929 422126
Fax:
01929 427534