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Scientists develop tool which can predict coastal erosion and recovery in extreme storms

Erosion, News
Oct
11

The damage caused to beaches by extreme storms on exposed energetic coastlines and the rate at which they recover can now be accurately predicted thanks to new research led by the University of Plymouth.

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In warmer climates, Greenlandic deltas have grown

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen has shown that deltas in Greenland, unlike most other deltas in the world, are growing.

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An Unlikely Corner of New York

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Oct
5

Nestled under the crook of Brooklyn, Jamaica Bay is a place as different from New York City as you can find.

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Irma builds bridge between Hatteras Point and Shelly Island

News
Sep
23

Rough surf from Hurricane Irma brought more than just great waves to the popular Shelly Island sandbar. It also brought some dramatic changes to the long formation off of Cape Point.

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Zeebrugge, Belgium

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Aug
23

This Belgian town has just 4,000 inhabitants, but it takes 11,000 people to operate the port.

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Mackenzie Meets Beaufort

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Aug
14

The Mackenzie River is the leading source of freshwater flowing into the Arctic Ocean. It’s also a leading source of sediment flowing into that basin.

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“I never thought I’d see it again”: the Irish beach that came back

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Aug
6

In 1984, a beach on Ireland’s Achill Island vanished. This year it reappeared overnight. How are locals handling the sand?

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23 of the cleanest beaches to visit in Cornwall this summer, UK

Celebrate, Inform
Jul
31

Cornwall has more miles of coastline and more Blue Flag beaches than anywhere else in the UK, plus hundreds of hidden coves that are simply beautiful.

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When the Land Stains the Sea

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Jul
29

Where Pakistan’s coast meets the Arabian Sea, arid terrain contrasts sharply with the open waters beyond it. Sometimes the two overlap, and the land bleeds into the water.

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