Links and Connections

Apr 22, 2020 | Blog

Please find some links to interesting resources and websites all about the Exe. There are so many different ways to look at the Exe Estuary and this is a growing list so please do send us any recommendations.  We are of course not responsible for any content on these websites.
 
Explanation of how currents behave on a big scale whether hot or cold, how they change, descend or ascend in the oceans and how they behave differently depending on salinity.
https://gpm.nasa.gov/education/videos/thermohaline-circulation-great-ocean-conveyor-belt
 
The very useful Exe Estuary Partnership toolkit: State of the Exe Estuary
 
A European funded project in the Exe Estuary running 2011-2014 exploring Living with a Changing Coast

Birds and Moths on the Exe. Amazing to see how much variety there is.
https://gobirdingexmouth.blogspot.com/

Met Office Climate Dashboard with the main research areas being monitored including sea temperature.
https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/hadobs/monitoring/dashboard.html

Foundation set up in memory of Joanna Toole to encourage the protection of the oceans and the creatures that live in them.
https://joannatoolefoundation.org/

Citizan –  a Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network with a regional focus on South Devon’s Rivers

The Sea Around Us, Rachel Carson Community Reading Discussions

The Sea Around Us, Rachel Carson Community Reading Discussions

Book now to discuss your experience of reading The Sea Around Us in an outdoors estuary-side location or an online discussion with other readers, researchers and scientists. Events take place around the estuary and online on 17 September and 20 September, 2020. About...

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What we want to know about…Changing Sea Temperatures

What we want to know about…Changing Sea Temperatures

This image shows the bathymetry (undersea topography) of the North West European Shelf Seas (NWS), the seas around the UK (including the English Channel and the North, Celtic and Irish Seas).The European continental tectonic plate extends below the sea surface over a...

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The Sea Around Us Rachel Carson

The Sea Around Us Rachel Carson

Love a good read? Love the sea? Tidelines invites you to take part in an Exe estuary-wide summer read of Rachel Carson’s book The Sea Around Us working with Devon Libraries and Libraries Unlimited. “Reading it will ensure that you never look at the sea in the same way...

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CITiZAN Tidelines seminar/presentation

CITiZAN Tidelines seminar/presentation

We were invited to present Tidelines as part of the CITiZAN webinar programme. CITiZAN is the Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network, a community archaeology project working in the areas of England exposed at low tide but covered at high tide, areas at...

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My encounters with flora at the tide’s reach. Part 1.

My encounters with flora at the tide’s reach. Part 1.

We invited Heath Nickels a wildlife and wildflower enthusiast to write a blog about flora at the tide's reach after a walk we made between Exton and the mouth of the Clyst. Tidelines is very much about valuing all our experiences and knowledge of the Exe whether you...

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My encounters with flora at the tide’s reach. Part 2.

My encounters with flora at the tide’s reach. Part 2.

Exton to the Mouth of the Clyst We parked bikes at Exton Station, and walked back under the railway line which is passable at most times of the tide other than high tide, out northwards onto the Estuary.  The walled railway embankment exhibited some typical estuarine...

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The Map Room

The Map Room

This is a page to set up a gallery of maps submitted as part of the Mapping the Exe invitation.  Please draw your own and upload them to me and I will put them on the gallery. Maps can be anything. It is about how you experience the Exe estuary or coastline or a...

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The Almanac begins..

The Almanac begins..

Things you notice epic or ordinary can be logged into The Alamanac via the website Almanac page. This a long term project and can grow over a number of years like a diary. It will create a picture of the estuary and how it is changing. You can enter almanac notes from...

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What I would like to know. Our questions

What I would like to know. Our questions

Questions are now being asked! You can find them here. As I explore the estuary and around I find myself with more and more questions about how it all works and I imagine many of us share the same questions. For example I don't know what happens and how it shows when...

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Night Fish

Night Fish

Looking for eels we found fish. Lots! We filmed at twilight on a new moon – eels swim into brooks and rivers at big tides in April which can be around new or full moon.

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