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May 23rd, 2011
Making Waves – Mapping the Changes from Sea-level Rises

The quad bike she uses to survey NSW beaches has sophisticated GPS technology that can communicate with more than 10 satellites to pinpoint her position to within two centimetres – less than the depth of a footprint in the sand. Ms Mole, a PhD student at the University of NSW, rode up and down Narrabeen-Collaroy beach this week, mapping its fine structure at ground level, other researchers flew overhead, scanning the 3.6 kilometre stretch of sand from the sky. The research is part of a new project to forecast how changes in wave patterns and rising sea levels will affect beach erosion around the world. Read More