Posts

Managed Retreat from the Floodplain - Lessons from USA case studies and what it might mean for Australia?

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What dos over 100 years of 30 managed retreat from the floodplain in the USA tell us? Nichols Pinter from Unibersity of California, Davis takes us on a guided historic tour of what has been possible - with both the good and the poor highlighted.

Evaluating flood risk and climate change impacts - Dr Hans de Moel

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An excellent presentation from Dr Hans de Moel provides examples of various evaluation of flood risk adaptation and mitigation measures.

Resilient Urban Deltas and Floodplains Summit - 4th November 2016

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Recent collaboartion between the Dutch and Queensland-Australian parties has been on ongoing since the 2011 state-wide Queensland floods and this Water Summit further consolidates the ongoing desire to share and learn from each other. The full program with a wonderful start with a Dutch Royal visit to the QUT Cube saw 60 participants explore and share their insights in what can make resilient urban deltas and floodplains work.

Integrating flood issues into other programs - 27 October 2015

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How do we best integrate flood risk management into resource management, regional land use and infrastructure programmes?

Workshop - October 29, 2014

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Breaching the barriers to effective flood risk management

Dealing with uncertainty in hydrological studies - September 9, 2014

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Dealing with uncertainty in hydrologic studies and its application to the Brisbane River Catchment Flood Studies

Flood information - July 23, 2014

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Astute use of flood information - ways to access, analyse and present flood information as a component of Flood Risk Management

Role of levees - May 15, 2014

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Levee Management - Regulatory needs, international practices and the role of levees in an integrated approach to flood risk management.