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Wednesday, June 29

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    The main topics have been arranged as a mind map of summary texts. These will be extended with more detail as the project proceeds. The library texts are being assembled as downloads. The information is being gathered in a cross curricular framework entitled 'Lessons from the Sea'. The project is coordinated by the Going Green Directorate.
    Reminiscence of a Lowestoft fisherman transcribed by David Butcher (In 'The Driftermen'; Tops'l Books 1979
    Elsewhere is Everywere
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Wednesday, December 16

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    Following Fish
    {IMAGE0661_2.jpg} Scots 'fisher girls', who followed the fish, cleaning and gutting herring on Yarmouth quay
    Hundred BoundaryBlog at Rumburgh ----http://www.blog.culturalecology.info
    Objective
    To establish an interactive IT network to support education for sustainability, which links communities with a common sea fisheries community heritage
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    Following Fish
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    Objective
    To establish an interactive IT network to support education for sustainability, which links communities with a common sea fisheries community heritage
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Monday, February 6

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    'Following Fish' is began as a national project to stimulate ecological awareness in children of maritime ecomenes whose grandparents were sustained by the belief that fish would always be there for the catching. Modern information technology gives them the power of not only collecting and organising information about their heritage, but also provides powerful tools for predicting the outcome of interactions between cyclic and linear dynamic behaviour. Finally, computers offer schools an unparalleled means of communicating the results of their local deliberations to children everywhere.
    Present state of project development
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    downloads. The projectinformation is being gathered in a cross curricular framework entitled 'Lessons from the Sea'. The project is coordinated by
    Reminiscence of a Lowestoft fisherman transcribed by David Butcher (In 'The Driftermen'; Tops'l Books 1979
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    marketing fish. In the 1930s the amount of fish caught and landed in the United Kingdom ports was 14 times what it is now!
    The North Sea
    {eco_IMAGE697.JPG} The North Sea occupies a basin over which the Rhine and its feeders still flowed in quite recent times. A slight uplift would raise its southern area above the waves. If the sea bottom were raised 300 feet, Northumberland would be connected with Jutland, and if it were elevated 50 feet there would be dry land between Flamborough Head and Heligoland. On the Dogger Bank the film of water does not exceed 130 feet in depth; in fact, over an area of 250 square miles it is less than 65 feet, and in the south and southwest the submarine plateau gradually rises to within 50 feet of the surface. The southern edge of the Bank overlooks an east-to-west trough known as the Silver Pits, which has a depth of between 200 and 300 feet and is thought by certain scholars to be part of the old channel of the Rhine. Fishermen's trawls bring up from the floor of the Bank the bones of continental mammals, which lie scattered among river sand and striated pebbles. Northwards from the Dogger Bank the sea bottom slopes away gently from a depth of 130 feet to one of 200 ; then still more gently from 250 to 300 feet and from 300 to 600 feet. The edge of the shelf is reached off the north coast of Scotland, and there is at this point a steep descent to a depth of 550 fathoms.
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    Accordingly, this implies that conservation is a dynamic system comprising habitats and their species interacting with humankind as a producer of communities, ideas and technical solutions to problems of obtaining food, and shelter .
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    existed with particularlparticular reference to
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    Accordingly, this implies that conservation is a dynamic system comprising habitats and their species interacting with humankind as a producer of communities, ideas and technical solutions to problems of obtaining food, and shelter .
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    sea fisheries of the North Sea as they once existed inwith particularl reference to the United
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    Although tides are scarcely appreciable in the open sea and far from continental margins, they attain to a considerable height and force in shallow waters. As they reach the continental shelf their height increases, and the rising tide swells higher and higher as it meets obstacles on the bottom or shores of the sea.
    The range of the tides, that is, the vertical difference in level between high and low water, increases .towards the inner ends of channels and bays. A normal spring tide, which ranges 16 feet in the relatively open sea around the Scilly Isles, ranges progressively higher as it penetrates into the Bristol Channel. Thus, the range is 271 feet at Lundy, 38 feet at Cardiff, 391 feet at Kingsroad at the mouth of the Bristol Avon, and 41 feet at Sharpness. Spring tides rise 201 feet at London Bridge and 23 feet at King's Lynn on the Wash. In certain circumstances the height of the tide is even greater and exceeds all forecasts; for instance, on February 8th, 1868, the high tide during a storm rose 261 feet at Leith, which was 4 feet 3 inches higher than usual. The same tidal wave advanced from Aberdeen to Hull in 4 hours 29 minutes at a speed of 92 miles an hour.
    FishThe waters
    The marginal seas
    The zone of contact between the influence of the Ocean and that of the land forms the habitat of a fauna rich in fishes. It comprises areas as far apart as the North Sea and Barents Sea on the one hand and Iceland and the Skagerrak on the other. It is inhabited by extraordinarily prolific species, which swarm on the sea bottom and move about in enormous shoals. It is the home of the herring, cod, haddock, plaice, and other species, which are caught in vast numbers. The region is marked by certain hydro-graphic characteristics, namely great seasonal variations in temperature and salinity, with high temperatures in summer; the temperature of the water seldom falls below 32° F. and over wide areas remains above 43° F. Murray and Hjort have named it the Boreal Region, and include within it the open sea off the west coast of Norway, the coastal waters of Norway as far north as the North Cape, the North Sea together with the Skagerrak and Kattegat, and the neighbourhood of the Faeroes and Iceland.
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    Introduction

    The following description refers to the situation at the outbreak of the Second World War. This proved a turning point for the fortunes of the fishing communities bordering the North Sea, particularly those of Grimsby, Yarmouth and Lowerstoft as world leadesr in inventing the technolgies for catching, processing and marketing fish.
    Ecology
    The North Sea
    {eco_IMAGE697.JPG} The North Sea occupies a basin over which the Rhine and its feeders still flowed in quite recent times. A slight uplift would raise its southern area above the waves. If the sea bottom were raised 300 feet, Northumberland would be connected with Jutland, and if it were elevated 50 feet there would be dry land between Flamborough Head and Heligoland. On the Dogger Bank the film of water does not exceed 130 feet in depth; in fact, over an area of 250 square miles it is less than 65 feet, and in the south and southwest the submarine plateau gradually rises to within 50 feet of the surface. The southern edge of the Bank overlooks an east-to-west trough known as the Silver Pits, which has a depth of between 200 and 300 feet and is thought by certain scholars to be part of the old channel of the Rhine. Fishermen's trawls bring up from the floor of the Bank the bones of continental mammals, which lie scattered among river sand and striated pebbles. Northwards from the Dogger Bank the sea bottom slopes away gently from a depth of 130 feet to one of 200 ; then still more gently from 250 to 300 feet and from 300 to 600 feet. The edge of the shelf is reached off the north coast of Scotland, and there is at this point a steep descent to a depth of 550 fathoms.
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