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Macrochannels and their significance for flood-risk minimisation: examples from southeast Queensland and New South Wales, Australia

Croke, Jacky; Reinfelds, I.; Thompson, Christopher; Roper, E.

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Understanding the frequency and causes of extreme events is crucial for environmental, social and economic protection and planning. In Australia this was never more apparent than January 2011 when widespread flooding across Queensland, New South Wales (NSW), and Victoria resulted in the loss of human lives and devastating impacts to infrastructure and local economies. However, understanding the interplay between the geomorphology of catchments and their hydrology remains poorly developed in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64733
Source: Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment
DOI: 10.1007/s00477-013-0722-1

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