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Flood hazard on the Central Maitland flood plain, Lower Hunter Valley, NSW

Forbes, Beverley A


In the past a major characteristic of human response to floods has been the attempt to control flood flows by the construction of flood mitigation works. This solution when implemented in isolation without adequate reference to other adjustments and social considerations, can lead to an aggrevation of the flood problem by encouraging further invasion onto the floodplain. This impact of flood mitigation works is examined by a case study of the structural works designed to protect...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980-03
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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