Water & Atmosphere 7, June 2013

The June 2013 edition of NIWA's flagship publication, Water & Atmosphere.

A PDF copy is also available, and can be downloaded by clicking on the link below.

Water & Atmosphere 7, June 2013 (PDF 9.6 MB) 


In brief: Dry run

Over the three summer months, most of New Zealand sweltered under record or near-record sunshine, while much of the North Island, Canterbury and Westland got less than half their normal seasonal rainfall.

Down on the farm

Clean and green? Or a noxious blight on our coasts? A sustainable way to feed the world? Or just another example of fishing down the food chain? Opprobrium towards fish farms, finds Marieke Hilhorst, is sometimes based on perceptions either outdated or just plain wrong.