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

Time and Tide Bell – a sculpture, community and climate science project located in different sites around the UK coastline

Climavore On Tidal Zones – The Oyster Table  – A project linking sustainable fishing, aquaculture, community and culture on the Isle of Skye

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Extended: Exe Estuary Box return date 31 March

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Exeter – a tidal city

Exeter – a tidal city

M5 bridge. Andy Thatcher Exeter - a tidal city. The tide sneaks in and out of Exeter. To catch it, you have to be around the Exe between Trew's Weir and the Medieval bridge at Bridge Road, and pay close attention. A high tide can spill amongst the pylons through...

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The Last Salmon Boat

The Last Salmon Boat

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Turf  to Exeter Part 4 of the 7-part Jon Seal Film

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The Map Room

The Map Room

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Tidelines Around the Exe Estuary: A new film in 7 parts

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The Exe Estuary Box

The Exe Estuary Box

  https://youtu.be/ZiG5Fhd2atY Welcome to the Exe Estuary Box! What is it?The Exe estuary box is a place to share thoughts, experiences, ideas and questions on the Exe estuary and coastline, in your own time, from your own home. You could do these activities on...

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More about the Exe Box…

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Exmouth’s Estuary: by local Photographer Danielle Gibson

Exmouth’s Estuary: by local Photographer Danielle Gibson

 In January of this year, I had the opportunity to complete my first ever completely self-directed body of work for my University degree in Photography. No strict themes, no given tasks, no group work, just me and a camera capturing what fascinated me and continued to...

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