Considering the relatively long periods and the regular nature of the ridges, they neither reflect seasonal storminess
nor single extreme storms or tsunamis, but rather a decadal-scale periodicity in large-scale storminess
Natural disturbances associated with storminess
as a result of increased ENSO frequency and coral bleaching has a flow-on effect on mollusc diversity as well as the abundance of other nearshore marine species living in coral habitats.
And such storminess
was immediately evident in a cathedral view with symbolic undertones that was certainly known to Turner.
These relatively shallow environments will be affected through alterations in abiotic variables like temperature and sea level, wind patterns and storminess
, availability of precipitation water and runoff, and modifications in availability of nutrients (Dyer 1985; Emanuel 1987; Wigley and Raper 1987; Bakum 1990; Peterson et al.
At a time of increasing concern about climate change with predicted increased storminess
and more frequent intense weather events resulting in more flooding of all types, insurance industry concerns about further building in the flood risk areas are bound to increase.
In a novel that so firmly announces the Englishness of its setting and idiom, the ordinary dreariness of morning rain is the tonal counterpoint to the gothic storminess
of Catherine's nocturnal vigil at the Abbey (which felicitously arrives after the anticlimactic "thick mizzling rain"  that greets her arrival).
There is some evidence to suggest that storminess
is on the increase but it is not conclusive and not necessarily a trend - it may vary, say, on a ten year timescale.
of the storminess
of her life--the darkness within her clarity.
Matthew's version of the Stilling of the Storm has some striking features that underscore the seriousness of the storminess
in his community.
Mapping regional occurrences of these "overwash" deposits can allow researchers to estimate the storminess
of years past and help improve models of the probability of future storm strikes.
A spokesman said: "The consequences of global warming certainly lead us to predict an increase in rainfall and storminess
With the weather showing signs of increased storminess
it is vital people living in areas at risk of flooding understand the risks that face them, their families and business.