Say goodbye to beachbreaks

For discussion of surf forecasting science and technology, wave science, weather and board mechanics or for any questions about the magicseaweed.com forecasts and software.

Say goodbye to beachbreaks

Postby Black » Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:54 am

Predictions for the future of sandy beaches in relation to climate change doesn't look good.

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/02/world-sandy-beaches-disappearing-due-to-climate-crisis-study
Never growing old together...
User avatar
Black
 
Posts: 5551
Joined: Sun Dec 16, 2007 4:33 pm
Location: Same place as God

Re: Say goodbye to beachbreaks

Postby jam bo » Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:15 am

https://twitter.com/gmasselink/status/1 ... 8227642368

a different viewpoint of the research behind that article...
jam bo
 
Posts: 29
Joined: Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:58 am

Re: Say goodbye to beachbreaks

Postby Black » Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:24 am

Hopefully his take is the more accurate.
Disappearing beaches are the least of our worries tbh.

Just been updating cancelled events due to coronavirus precautions this morning!

Oh I'm full of cheer! :lol:
Never growing old together...
User avatar
Black
 
Posts: 5551
Joined: Sun Dec 16, 2007 4:33 pm
Location: Same place as God

Re: Say goodbye to beachbreaks

Postby Chris F » Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:00 am

jam bo wrote:https://twitter.com/gmasselink/status/1234604578227642368

a different viewpoint of the research behind that article...


"only where beaches are backed by seawalls or steep cliffs will they eventually disappear"

That's Aberdeen screwed then.
Chris F
 
Posts: 7674
Joined: Thu Jan 26, 2006 2:13 pm
Location: Yabberdabberdeen


Return to Surf Science

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests