Coastal resilience and preparedness

Dr Tamara van Polanen Petel1, Mr John Downs1, Dr Darren  James1 1Department Of Environment, Land, Water And Planning, Melbourne, Australia, 2CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia Abstract: The coastline of Port Phillip, Victoria, is home to 3.2 million people. The high density of...
  • March 6, 2020
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Prof. Rodger Tomlinson1, Ms Ana Paula Silva1 1Griffith University, Southport, Australia Abstract: Tidal entrances play a vital role in the exchange of water between coastal lakes, lagoons and rivers and the ocean. They also play a major role in the...
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Mr Michael Thomson1, Mr Daniel Rodger1 1JBPacific, Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Coastal sediment transport is a natural phenomenon that is driven by wind, waves, and tidal currents. Understanding and managing sediment transport is a challenging problem for coastal asset managers and...
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Mr Andy Taylor1, Dr Gary Brassington1 1Bureau of Meteorology, Docklands, Australia Abstract: Coastal sea level anomalies are too often associated with solely local weather effects.  However nuisance flooding is often connected to remote forcing.  We describe an approach to reduce...
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Mr Mat Cork1, Mr Sel Sultmann2 1Local Government Association Of Queensland, , Australia, 2Department of Environment and Science, Australia Abstract: Coastal erosion, and storm tide inundation (coastal hazards) pose significant risks to the communities on the Queensland coast. Climate change...
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Ms Verity Rollason1, Mr Geoff Withycombe2 1BMT, Newcastle, Australia, 2BMT, Sydney, Australia Abstract: The international standard Risk Management approach (ISO 31000) has been applied to coastal management in various states throughout Australia for over a decade. The aim of this...
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Mr Mark Rodrigue1 1Parks Victoria, Melbourne, Australia Abstract: Sea Urchins play important roles as grazers in marine ecosystems but when occurring in large numbers they can also become a serious threat. In eastern Victoria a massive increase in numbers of...
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Mr Dan Rodger1, Mr Michael Thomson1 1Jbpacific, Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Many of Australia’s coastlines are under threat of erosion, tidal inundation and flooding, which will be worsened by increased sea levels.  The management response is typically delivered through a Council-led...
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Ms Linda Rijkenberg1, Mrs Astrid Stuer1 1Water Technology, South Brisbane, Australia Abstract: The township of Amity Point is located at the north-eastern point of North Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia. The local Council engaged Water Technology (WT) to conduct a Shoreline...
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Dr Nicole Pelton1, Associate Professor Beverley  Clarke1 1Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia Abstract: Australia’s coastal communities face significant challenges due to the impacts of climate change. While local government has key responsibilities in land use planning and management, local adaptation planning...
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