News tagged with high water

Shell clusters reveal Pilbara's cyclone past

Evidence showing tsunamis or other waves caused by cyclones have previously reached more than 10m above sea level in WA, has raised questions about the capacity of coastal infrastructure according to a study ...

dateAug 05, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Recycling farm plastics gains momentum

(Phys.org) —On today's farms, plastic is as ubiquitous as dirt. From plastic film that wraps silage to leftover pesticide containers to the thin trays that hold seedlings, plastic plays an important role. ...

dateMay 31, 2013 in Materials Science
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Sneaking up on the glassy transition of water

Rapid cooling of ordinary water or compression of ordinary ice: either of these can transform normal H2O into an exotic substance that resembles glass in its transparency, brittleness, hardness, and luster. Unlike everyday ...

dateSep 26, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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Marine reserves 'must adapt to climate change'

Australia can be a world leader in designing marine reserves that keep pace with changes in the climate and human activity and still successfully protect their sea life, a leading marine scientist said today.

dateNov 27, 2012 in Environment
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