Due to popular demand, this is a REPEAT of the Geography Victoria coastal fieldtrip held in November 2022.
Port Phillip is a wonderland of coastal geomorphology, right on Melbourne’s doorstep!
Join RSV President and coastal geomorphologist Rob Gell AM and geologist Dr James Driscoll (Assistant Lecturer, Monash University) to explore the dynamic nature of the bayside environment – looking at evidence of historical changes on the coast, the geological landscapes that shape our foreshores and the bay, the impacts of climate change, storms and sea level rise on the marine and coastal environment, and more…
Our presenters will share the emerging science and practices changing the way the Bay is monitored and managed. This includes the use of cutting-edge technology, engaging citizen science and the use of nature-based methods of coastal protection.
There will be some walking (approximately 2 km).
We will convene at the 1st Beaumaris Sea Scout Boat Shed, Beach Rd, Beaumaris VIC 3193
Street parking is available at Beaumaris (fees apply).
Lunch (BYO) will be along the Beaumaris Bay foreshore.
The afternoon will be spent at the Red Bluff Lookout beach and cliffs, Sandringham (street parking available).
Maps, specific information for the day and fieldtrip notes will be provided following registration. Places are strictly limited.
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