changing with the tides
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In 2016, Talke and his colleagues analysed how storm surge might change in the Cape Fear River estuary along with the changing tides. They calculated that dredging of the ship channel has effectively worsened the potential damage posed by a Category 5 hurricane and raised the highest possible water levels in Wilmington by 1.8m (5.9ft). As we’ve just seen, the Earth's two tidal bulges are aligned with the positions of the moon and the sun. Over time, the positions of these celestial bodies change relative to the Earth’s equator. The changes in their relative positions have a direct effect on daily tidal heights and tidal current intensity. High tide (left) and low tide (right) in the Bay of Fundy in Canada. Image credit: Wikimedia Commons, Tttrung. Photo by Samuel Wantman.
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Engineers have known for at least a century that tides can change locally. In 1899, builders predicted that tides would increase in the river Ems upstream from a weir they planned to construct. (After the weir was built, the tides did increase about as much as they were expecting.) In the open ocean, the tidal force of the moon will appear as bulges of water facing the moon whereas around land mass the water can spread out onto land creating tides. Types of tideschanging with the tides is one of those poetry collections that speaks to those who have always seen softness and strength as synonymous. Shelby's ability to write about emotional trauma with such delicacy is truly remarkable. Her sensitivity comes through in every word—making the reader feel like Shelby isn't only sharing her own personal experiences but is being mindful of the reader's comfort. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is coping with anxiety or looking for some healing words without having to read something heavy. Thank you, Shelby, for striking such a graceful balance with your poetry.” —Marya Layth, author of Driftwood Tides are really all about gravity, and when we're talking about the daily tides, it's the moon's gravity that's causing them. Researchers are also using computer models to analyze how changing tides and rising sea levels might affect other types of coastal flooding. A hurricane’s storm surge, for instance, often responds to the changing landscape much as tides do. In a 2016 study, Talke and Ramin Familkhalili of Portland State analyzed how storm surge might change in the Cape Fear River estuary along with the changing tides.
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On the side of Earth that is directly facing the moon, the moon's gravitational pull is the strongest. The water on that side is pulled strongly in the direction of the moon. I feel my body and mind are disconnected, except when my worries wage against me and I stay up all night concerned over past transgressions and burden with future bad decisions that have not happened yet. When there is a low tide, the Moon faces the Earth at a right angle to the Sun so the gravitational force of the Moon and Sun work against each other. These tides are referred to as neap tides; a low tide or one that is lower than average. A neap tide happens between two spring tides and occurs twice a month when the first and last quarter Moon appears. Spring tidesIn addition to writing, Shelby runs an online poetry community with workshops and edits poetry books. One side of the Earth faces the Moon. On this side the sea is closer to the Moon and the Moon's gravitational pull causes a tidal bulge (the first high tide of the day). Rather, it is people that are changing the tides. Dredging river channels like the Ems or filling in coastal wetlands can trigger shifts. The nature of those shifts is complicated. In some locations the tidal range grows more dramatic, whereas in others it shrinks. Either way, the shifting tides have big implications for hundreds of millions of coastal residents.
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I enjoyed this collection of poetry a lot! It’s an especially nice collection to read a few poems from at a time. It’s soothing and intense but didn’t overwhelm me which... I guess could sometimes be a positive and a negative thing. PDF / EPUB File Name: changing_with_the_tides_-_Shelby_Leigh.pdf, changing_with_the_tides_-_Shelby_Leigh.epub As Earth rotates, the moon's gravity pulls on different parts of our planet. Even though the moon only has about 1/100th the mass of Earth, since it's so close to us, it has enough gravity to move things around. The moon's gravity even pulls on the land, but not enough for anyone to tell (unless they use special, really precise instruments).In 2018, when Category 1 Hurricane Florence slammed into Wilmington, water levels did indeed reach a record 1.1m (3.6ft) above high tide. That’s why understanding changing tides is crucial to preparing for the future, Talke says. People are going to continue to dredge channels and fill in wetlands and otherwise alter our coastal surroundings. Bit by bit, each modification shifts the world in which we live. I stepped cautiously in front of my mirror to find a girl with swollen eyes dressed in armor, protecting her body from the stings of the words I had been throwing at her for years. I didn't realised how much damage i caused until i saw her dented shield down in defeat, in her i saw resilience. A girl patiently waiting for change. changing with the tides is a powerful collection of poetry that uses the expression of realization as its main theme. the book is unique in its structure with its alteration of letters and poems. there is also a progression of discouragement to empowerment within the voicing. i found many of Shelby's words to be very relatable and they pulled on my heart strings. there are many styles of poetry and prose used throughout. a very lovely collection. i honestly can easily picture many of the poems being used as wall art, phone wallpaper, quotes, and tattoos. they are just that stunning. <3