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Local Weather Forecasts

BBC Five-day forecast for Weymouth http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/5day.shtml?id=1738&links

Countryside Seven-day forecast for Dorset. http://www.countrysideonline.co.uk/weather(7)-28.htm

METCHECK forecast for Weymouth. http://www.metcheck.com/V40/UK/FREE/7days.asp

Local Weather Online Data

Online current weather http://www.digital-reality.co.uk/weather/

Online current weather http://www.geoffwebber.co.uk/weather/index1.htm

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council, (2005) Welcome to Weymouth and Portland http://www.weymouth.gov.uk/visitors/visitorshome.asp?svid=7

Sea level rise

Climate Change 2001: Working Group I: The Scientific Basis Mean Sea Level Changes over the Past 100 to 200 Years.  http://www.grida.no/climate/ipcc_tar/wg1/424.htm

Evidence for global sea level rise.  http://www.es.flinders.edu.au/~mattom/regoc/pdffiles/colour/single/20P-climate.pdf

Holgate, S. and Woodworth, P., (2004) 'Evidence for enhanced coastal sea level rise during the 1990s.' Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 31, L07305, doi:10.1029/2004GL019626

National Tidal and Sea Level Facility (2005) Tidal Predictions  http://www.pol.ac.uk/ntslf/tides/datum.html 

Alcock, Spencer and Smith, (1998) Report on the UK National Sea Level Network. Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Bidston Observatory, Birkenhead.

Environment Agency (2001) Flood Forecasting Map  http://maps.environment-agency.gov.uk/wiyby/mapController

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council, (2005) Flooding in Weymouth's Park District. http://www.weymouth.gov.uk/main.asp?svid=137&svaid=268&svapid=245

Seamanship International (2004)The Effect of the Weather on Tides.  http://www.seamanship.co.uk/deck/navigator/TideWiz/effects_of_the_weather_on_tides.htm

National Tidal and Sea Level Facility (2005) Highest and Lowest Tides at Weymouth, Dorset. http://www.pol.ac.uk/ntslf/hilo.php?port=weymouth

Admiralty EasyTide Tidal forecasts for Portland, Dorset. http://easytide.ukho.gov.uk/easytide/EasyTide/index.aspx

New Harbour Defence Wall http://www.dorsetcoast.com/index.jsp?articleid=331647

Global Climate Change

Anon, (2005). 'Tourist Hotter Spots - Global Warming's Impact on Tourism' New Scientist. 21 May, p18

IPCC report (2001) Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis. Contributions of Working Group I to the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Local Climate Change

UK Climate Impacts Programme   http://www.ukcip.org.uk/climate_change/how_uk_change.asp

Environment Agency (2005) The Impact of Climate Change. http://tinyurl.com/d6emy

Effects of Local Climate Change

Anon (2005) Standing Conference on Problems Associated with the Coastline - Weymouth, Isle of Portland and Weymouth Bay http://www.scopac.org.uk/scopac%20sediment%20db/wey/wey.htm

Environment Agency (2002) How UK Weather Will Change. http://tinyurl.com/9ck87

Wilkins, D., and Wright, K., (2004) Review of UK Climate Change Indicators. Contract EPG 1/1/158 Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs.

Brown, P., Climate change doubles Britain's stormy weather. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,3604,1103539.00.html (Accessed 19 June 2005)

Climate Change Effect on Tourism

Anon (2005) Bucket and spade holidays could become a thing of the past.   http://www.nfucountryside.org.uk/newsruraltourism-731.htm

O'Riordan, T., (1998) Climate Change And The Holiday Industry. The UK CSERGE Working Paper PA 98-06 Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment, University of East Anglia and University College London.

Anon (2003) Climate Change and Tourism Conference. NATO Conference Warsaw 6 - 8 November 2003 http://www.icis.unimaas.nl/workshop/nato/papers.html

Viner, D and Agnew, M., (2001) Climate Change and Its Impacts on Tourism Report. Prepared for WWF-UK by the Climatic Research Unit, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK NR4 7TJ

Anon. (2005) 'Swimming pools dry up as the rains fail in Spain.' Mail on Sunday. 12 June p41

Houlder, V., (2005) UK: Climate change 'a threat to beaches'  http.climateark.org/articles/reader.asp?linkid=24483

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