Month: December 2017

Mr Nick Wynn1,3, Ms Leia Howes2, Ms  Jane Shearer1,4 1Bellarine Bayside Foreshore Committee Of Management, Portarlington, Australia, 2Great Ocean Road Coast Committee of Management, Torquay, Australia, 3Central Coastal Board, Melbourne, Australia, 4Bellarine Catchment Network, Mannerim, Australia Abstract Bellarine Bayside is...
  • December 19, 2017
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Dr Margaret Ayre1, Dr Dermot Symth2, Dr Jackie Gould3 1The University Of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia, 2Smyth & Bardht Consultants, Atherton, Australia, 3Charles Darwin University, Australian Institute of Marine Science, Darwin, Australia Abstract This presentation explores a unique and effective form...
  • December 19, 2017
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Mr Simon Branigan1, Dr Chris Gillies1, Mr Simon  Reeves1, Ms Anita Nedosyko1 1The Nature Conservancy, Ocean Grove, Australia Abstract Restoration of Australia’s shellfish reefs has been a key component of The Nature Conservancy’s Great Southern Seascapes program since its inception...
  • December 19, 2017
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Dr Chris Gillies1, Dr Ian McLeod2 1The Nature Conservancy, Carlton, Australia, Australia, 2TropWATER, James Cook University , Townsville, Australia Abstract We review the status of marine ecosystems formed primarily by bivalves in Australia including identifying habitat-forming species, assessing their historical...
  • December 19, 2017
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Mr Paul Donaldson1, Dr Douglas Bergersen2, Dr Matthew Barnes3, Mr Conor Jones3 1BMT, Newcastle, Australia, 2Acoustic Imaging, Cooroy, Australia, 3BMT, Brisbane, Australia Abstract Solutions for coastal management problems often require information on conditions below the ground, such as the geological/geotechnical...
  • December 19, 2017
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Dr Douglas Bergersen1, Nicole Bergersen 1Acoustic Imaging Pty Ltd, Cooroy, Australia Abstract Swath mapping of marine environments provide essential information for many coastal management efforts. Mapping techniques often include swath bathymetry, sidescan sonar, subbottom profiling and seismic. Accurate and repeatable...
  • December 19, 2017
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Professor Bruce Thom Abstract There are many components to coastal management, but the one that I find most intriguing is the intervention (or non-intervention) of politics. At national, state and local levels of government, political dynamics create situations that can...
  • December 19, 2017
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Mr Tomas Brage1, Dr Paola Leardini1 1University of Queensland School of Architecture, Brisbane, Australia Abstract South East Queensland, in Eastern Australia, is a region naturally prone to flooding.  While this intrinsic hydrologic characteristic of the area was well known to...
  • December 19, 2017
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Mr Viktor Brenners1 1Dept Of Envi. Land, Water & Planning (victoria), East Melbourne, Australia Abstract Viktor has more than 25 years’ experience in the public and private sectors (local and international), specialising in water resource management issues, including water cycle...
  • December 19, 2017
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Mr Ross Stanger1 1Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania, Hobart, Australia Abstract Aboriginal people have lived in Tasmania for at least 40,000 years. Throughout this time Aboriginal people managed and modified the landscape, successfully adapting to significant environmental changes including substantial temperature and...
  • December 19, 2017
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