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Kopu Wharf Upgrade Report Glosses Over Climate Change Impacts

Sea Link Makes Sense But Land-Based Marine Services May Flood

Thames-Coromandel District Council has received a report on the proposed Kopu Landing Site Upgrade. The preferred option is to build a new slipway and at least a single berth pontoon or wharf, to support an expanded marine service industry for the aquaculture industry in the Firth of Thames. 648 more words

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Haiku ‘Flood’

Great tide. Glass water

melts across the sterile fields,

as land becomes sea.


Note: this Haiku is a spin off concept from the poem ‘Let’s Save The World’ (Menu, Poems, Let’s Save The World). 10 more words


Exploring the influence of bay morphology during coastal barrier retreat

I am excited to present collaborative work with Rice Sedimentology and Rose Palermo at AGU 2018! During sea-level rise, coastal barriers (islands and peninsulas) are  thought to respond by retreating landward. 299 more words


Watch the ice ...

Succinct and direct vid and also illustrates the flow outwards of ice into the North Atlantic. I wld have liked more written text but I assume format precludes, its an intentional brief hit of info. 50 more words

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Today in climate change (7 December 2018)

Please find below links to recent climate change news…

Loss and Damage from Climate Change https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-72026-5

Very Hot and Very Dry Conditions Have Doubled Worldwide, Study Finds… 577 more words

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Groundwater Flooding Case Studies Could Help Thames

In a previous post, I highlighted the Golder Associates comparative international study obtained by Otago Regional Council on high groundwater and flooding issues caused by rising sea levels.   554 more words

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