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John-Paul Flintoff Wants To Be Known

Tow-surfing: why are the tides turning on us? | The Sunday Times
Geologists believe waves are getting higher, and that rising sea levels pose a devastating threat to shipping and the world’s largest cities
John-Paul Flintoff

Everything in the oceans seems to be rising: wave heights, sea levels, surface temperatures, wind speeds, storm intensities, coastal surges, tsunami risks. “Now is the time to prepare for great floods,” a July 2009 editorial in New Scientist advised. “The future of the UK’s coastal cities is in jeopardy due to rising sea levels,” reported Lloyd’s. Similarly, nine out of the world’s 10 largest cities are located on low-lying coastal land.
It is believed to have been a tsunami, caused by a landslide, that drowned the land connecting Britain to mainland Europe 8,000 years ago.....

John-Paul Flintoff "wants to be popular and interesting and well known, but...felt dismayed: how little there seemed to be"..about him on the web.

Maybe he ought to expand his biographical details - for instance he is rightly proud of his Holland Park Comprehensive education but less forthcoming on his studies at the London College of Printing and University of Bristol as background to him being a leading light in green reporting.

Comments

Good to see you back, Englishman, I was getting a little worried, thought I must have missed the tsunami hitting Wiltshire.

As long as said high tides wipe out Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, New York City and Boston, I'm okay with this cataclysm.

Geologists believe Waves blah blah, don't think we did much oceanography at my Uni' when I studied Geology.
In my experience most Geologists think the AGW scare is just that, a scare, about a scam about a non existent problem.

Who is this kid Flintoff, does he know Fredalo?

What Edward said.

It's been a while since I studied geology and, since the lectures were held on Friday afternoons, I slept through many, but I seems to remember that the behaviour of the oceans was not part of the syllabus.

However, just in case the powers that be cut bits from the Geology for Dummies Engineers course I took, I checked with some of the proper geologists we have lying around here. They confirm that oceanography is notable for many things but one in particular - its absence from the syllabus of geology courses.

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