Tag Archives: North Sea

Storm tides and coastal protection on the German North Sea shore

Guest post by Michael Palmer The North Sea is the shelf sea between Great Britain in the West and continental Europe in the East and South. It has strong tidal movements, and is prone to storm surges that occur when … Continue reading

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The NAO seafood oscillation

Figure 1A, Changes in Jet Streams due to Negative and Positive North Atlantic Oscillation (Source: http://www.climatewatch.noaa.gov/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/NAO_Schematic.png) ScientificAmerican Headline: Warming Oceans Means Seafood Menu Changes Guest post by Bob Tisdale ScientificAmerican recently published a post on their ClimateWire titled Warming Oceans Means … Continue reading

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Giant 7 megawatt sea fan announced

New from Vestas, the company that gives you roto-splode: …comes this super gnarly giant sea wind turbine. No, not an April fools post. Here’s the details from Vestas:

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