Sands of Time Title
This site provides detailed information on the sand dunes of the Sefton coast in North West England
Home Page
Coastal Change
A History
  Physical Forces
Growth & Erosion
Future Change
Managing Change
Primary Succession
Model of Succession
The Strand Line
Embryo Dunes
Mobile Dunes
Blow Outs
Semi-fixed Dunes
Fixed Dunes
Dune Slacks
Dune Heath
Vegetation/Soil Data
Studying Succession
Pine Plantations
Project Objectives
Project Partners
Project Funding
Related Links
Links to Related Sites
Listed below are a number of links to other Web sites which might be of interest. These sites have been listed to aid further exploration of this topic. However, Liverpool Hope University College cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information held within these linked sites.
The Sand Dune and Shingle Network
Natural England
Sefton Coast Partnership
  North West Coastal Forum  
  The European Union for Coastal Conservation  
  National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside  
  The Coastal Wiki  
If you feel that there are other sites which could be added or if you would like to report any broken links please email
For more information about this project email at Liverpool Hope University.
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Liverpool Hope University worked with English Nature and the
Sefton Coast Partnership to implement the Sands of Time project.