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The Ocean Tide and the Port of Liverpool

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The Ocean Tide and the Port of Liverpool

Saturday 11 May 2019

A meeting at the Merseyside Maritime Museum open to anyone interested in the tides and the port of Liverpool.

This meeting is organised by the National Oceanography Centre and the University of Liverpool, in association with the Centre for Port and Maritime History (University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University and Merseyside Maritime Museum) and the Liverpool Institute for Sustainable Coasts and Oceans (National Oceanography Centre, University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University).

This meeting marks the 100th anniversary of the world-famous Liverpool Tidal Institute, founded at Liverpool University in 1919 before moving to Bidston Observatory on the Wirral.

Most of the speakers below come from the National Oceanography Centre and Liverpool University and are some of the world experts on these topics.

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10.00 Introduction and Welcome by Philip Woodworth and brief history of the Liverpool Tidal Institute

10.30 The science behind the ocean tide Presenter David Pugh

11.00 Opportunities for the UK in tidal energy Presenter Judith Wolf

11.30 Break (coffee provided)

11.45 The tides and the oceanography of our neighbouring seas Presenter Jonathan Sharples

12.15 The large Mersey tides and the Port of Liverpool Presenter Simon Holgate

12.45 Tides and the Earth’s climate Presenter Chris Hughes

13.15 The tides and the banks of the Mersey Presenter Andy Plater

For further informnation visit https://conference.noc.ac.uk/ocean-tide-and-port-liverpool

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