aqageog1coasts
22 views | +0 today
Follow
aqageog1coasts
resources for geog 1 coasts
Curated by Mrs Gurney
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

Small Island Developing States: Mangroves Lead Battle Against ...

Small Island Developing States: Mangroves Lead Battle Against ... | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
In a bottom-up approach to fighting climate change, the indigenous use of mangroves is now leading local and national plans to stem the destruction of land and communities by coastal flooding and erosion.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

India presents Environment Minister with cheque for Coastal Zone ...

India presents Environment Minister with cheque for Coastal Zone ... | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
India has granted $US31,526.28 for the development of the SAARC Coastal Zone Management Centre (SCZMC) in the Maldives, reports Sun Online. The Indian High Commissioner to the Maldives Dnyaneshwar Mulay today ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

Experts warn of climate change threat to NZ coastal communities - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Experts warn of climate change threat to NZ coastal communities - Xinhua | English.news.cn | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
RT @EnviroEdgeNews: Experts warn of #climatechange threat to NZ coastal communities, storm surge flooding occurs more frequently, http://t.co/77fxCJhW...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

Climate Change Dispatch - Is Sea Level Rise Accelerating?

Climate Change Dispatch - Is Sea Level Rise Accelerating? | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
Combating the alarmist nature of the mainstream media and the climate change zealots who have turned man-made global warming into a profit-driven industry and not a scientific endeavor for answers. We seek to explore the notion that ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

Changing sea levels: The global context and Philippine coastal ...

Changing sea levels: The global context and Philippine coastal ... | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
... will attempt to provide information about the main causes of the change, why they differ with location, how seasons and El Niño affect water levels, and what effect rising sea levels have on the frequency of coastal flooding.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

Kenneth's Geography Blog: Rising Sea Levels Notes and Exercises

Eustatic Change: There are global changes were the global sea level rises or falls, they either rise during the warm climate and fall during the cooler climate. Isostatic Change: These are global changes of the land mass rising ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

Climate Change: Changing our World: Why Groundwater is Another ...

Climate Change: Changing our World: Why Groundwater is Another ... | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
Sea level rise brings to mind the threat of coastal flooding from menacing storm surges, with growing risks to shore-based infrastructure — but a new study indicates there's another sea level rise-related threat that has so far ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

geology facts: Changing sea levels

When the ice advances and more water is held in the ice caps then sea level falls. Eustatic change is also caused by rapid rate of sea floor spreading, causing the MOR to swell with magma. This causes sea level to rise.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

4. The role of the ocean in climate change | jpenhall

4. The role of the ocean in climate change | jpenhall | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
Statements made by the IPCC and its followers talk about “sea-level change” as if this were a simple matter. It is not. For a start, it is necessary to distinguish between eustatic changes, which relate to a notional world-wide ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

Coastal response to climate change: Mediterranean shorelines ...

In the Mediterranean this response is complicated by the geographic proximity of the North Atlantic and the African Monsoon climate systems, by a time and space specific interaction of eustatic and water-load components of ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

Carbon-Based: Sea-level rise poses expensive questions for New ...

Carbon-Based: Sea-level rise poses expensive questions for New ... | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
Because New York City has more than 520 miles of coastline, it is among the top 10 port cities in the world that are most exposed to coastal flooding. Measured in terms of private property subject to damage from more potent ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

Dutch government assists Bangladesh with set up long term flood ...

Dutch government assists Bangladesh with set up long term flood ... | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
At present, Bangladesh has three plans in place with regard to water management: National Water Management Plan, Integrated Coastal Management Plan and the Agricultural Master Plan for Southern Region.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

FloodProBE News - FloodProbe WP4 reflects on Louisiana's draft Coastal Management Plan

FloodProBE News - FloodProbe WP4 reflects on Louisiana's draft Coastal Management Plan | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
FloodProBE Latest News: FloodProbe WP4 reflects on Louisiana's draft Coastal Management Plan http://t.co/i6QErcqt...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

Experts warn of climate change threat to New Zealand coastal ...

Experts warn of climate change threat to New Zealand coastal ... | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
Experts warn of climate change threat to New Zealand coastal communities. Xinhua: New Zealand government scientists warned Tuesday the country needs to plan around the threats of more severe floods as sea levels rise ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

bensozia: Clouds and Climate Change

bensozia: Clouds and Climate Change | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
The problem with this isostatic model is that the global temperature has historically tracked the level of atmospheric CO2 fairly closely: So while clouds may buffer ... Posted by John at 7:31 AM. Labels: climate change, science ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

Words and pictures: The perigee moon of May

Words and pictures: The perigee moon of May | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
It does however make the tides higher and lower, so much so that it can make coastal flooding from a storm worse. It can also make it a mudlarkers' or a beachcomber's dream. last night I watched the moon rise above the ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

photo

I was meant to be revising coastal processes, so I went to the beach.
gracewhitby's photo on Instagram (I was meant to be revising coastal processes, so I went to the beach.)...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

Global warming: the two sides seen through a logical perspective

But when you're discussing what we should call eustatic changes of sea, world-wide changes which are through the formal growth of the ocean, they've not use the melting ice. That is certainly an enormously slow and long ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

Floods becoming more dangerous, more costly, says World Bank - UNISDR

Floods becoming more dangerous, more costly, says World Bank - UNISDR | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
A new guide launched at the WMO HQ this week warns that urban flooding is "becoming more dangerous and more costly to manage because of the sheer size of the population exposed within urban settlements." (RT @unisdr: Many coastal cities exposed to...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mrs Gurney
Scoop.it!

WATCH: Climate Change, Close To Home

WATCH: Climate Change, Close To Home | aqageog1coasts | Scoop.it
Experts predict that the effects of climate change may have the greatest impact on low-lying, and often developing nations, but countries like the United States are not immune.
more...
No comment yet.