Tagged: poetry

Water news haikus no. 8 - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Jan 15, 2010

How could I forget Events distilled like sake Yes, haikus are back Science Disrupted monsoon A model where mountains rule Not Tibet plateau In the great north lakes Evap now trumps precip in Lake level changes New Zealand Shortfalls of water Enter garden restrictions Zero to xeri International How … Read More

Water news haikus no. 7 - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Dec 11, 2009

More regular than India’s summer monsoon But not quite as wet Science A seismic story Of fluvial erosion Around Gibraltar Minimal model Of monsoonal tipping point Controlled by water Historical links Between war and temp’rature What of climate change? New Zealand ECan’s head in sand: Surface-groundwater exchange … Read More

Haiku news no. 6 - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Dec 07, 2009

Haikus, belated But surely not forgotten, Are all about risks Science Regional flood risk Water storage threshold gauged By the GRACE of god Urban water risks Drought and demand managed with Leases and options Runoff, climate change Predictions with simple model: Budyko-Holland New Zealand Rain spoils cherry crop … Read More

Haiku news no. 5 - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Nov 27, 2009

An abridged coverage Of news this week due to a Conference, and Thriller New Zealand Earthquake cools the pools Rejigged plumbing changes flows Below Southern Alps Manawatu flows Top among polluted list Top cause: nitrogen Drinking water crap In many rural locales One in four at risk … Read More

Water news haikus no. 4 - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Nov 20, 2009

From water cycle Via media cycle To haiku cycle Science Water on the moon Discovery follows probe Evidence clouded Bayes and RCMs Give projections of the Thames Water resources Water and money Modelled for Brazilian farms New method, old news Off to AGU? Geobloggers check this out … Read More

Water news haikus no. 3 - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Nov 13, 2009

The week that just was In water and science news Distilled like sake Science Australian drought Rising temps compound low rain P minus ET Teapot effect: solved Had enough of dribbly spouts? Thin lip, hydrophobe Hyped science backlash Don’t over-sell evidence Keep uncertainties New Zealand Climate change forecast: … Read More

Water news haikus - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Nov 06, 2009

More haikus for you’s Could this be the beginning Of a trend in news? Science Flood risk perceptions Correlate with age, knowledge Lessons from Holland Irrigation’s role In Asia’s summer monsoon Corroborated New Zealand Gerry Brownlee said: “Not the Mokihinui” Loose lips sink dam hopes FedFarmers wants … Read More

Science news haikus - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Oct 30, 2009

In the spirit of the scientific abstract: Science news haikus Science Groundwater recharge How it changes with climate Could be good or bad Virtual water Maps inefficienct usage In SADC New Zealand CRI taskforce Purpose, governance, funding Bring home the bacon Wild rivers campaign Advocating solitions … Read More

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