Roger Trend, retired university earth scientist lecturer, has written several books and given many a talk on the features of the Sid Valley – including:
Here he is writing about the River Sid in 2018:
Storms, floods, droughts, landslides and river blockages are not new to Sidmouth: records go back for centuries. What causes these natural events? Will they become more extreme or frequent in the future? What can we learn about them by looking at the landscape around us?
Roger Trend’s new book Sidmouth’s River tells the story of the River Sid.