Water & Atmosphere 25, February 2021

The February 2021 edition of NIWA's flagship publication, Water & Atmosphere.

The February edition of NIWA's flagship publication, Water & Atmosphere.

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In this issue

  • Queen of the critters

    Sadie Mills has come a long way from scaring the inhabitants of Scottish rock pools. Sarah Fraser explains.
  • From sky to server

    A few drops of rain can go a long way. Campbell Gardiner explains.
  • A job for the buoys

    New Zealanders and Pacific Island communities are on their way to having the most advanced tsunami monitoring system in the world.
  • Norse goddess reveals seabed secrets

    A large, orange Scandinavian robot gives NIWA’s marine geologists an in-depth look at changes to the seafloor off Kaikōura.
  • The future shape of water

    How much is too much? Susan Pepperell looks at some of the tough decisions looming around access to freshwater and how science is helping with solutions.
  • Keeping tabs on muddy waters

    Estuaries provide a crucial link between our rivers and our seas. Sam Fraser-Baxter heads out with a NIWA research team keeping a close eye on these vulnerable transition zones.