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Flood management in a changing climate

Wenger, Caroline Elizabeth Balean

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In 2010-2011 Australia experienced its most expensive floods in history with costs to insurers and state and federal governments exceeding A$10 billion. Climate and population changes are likely to increase future flood threats and economists estimate that by 2050, even without factoring in climate change, Australia’s natural disaster damage bill could reach $33 billion per year. Flood management is thus a key area for improving adaptive capacity. While...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/117237

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