Urban Floodplain Land-use on the Gold Coast – Acceptable Risk?
Godber, Allison M. (2004) Urban Floodplain Land-use on the Gold Coast – Acceptable Risk? In Geopinion: Royal Geographical Society of Queensland, July, Brisbane, Australia.
A study conducted on the Gold Coast by the author (Godber, unpublished) examined the flood risks considered to be acceptable by the stakeholders: Local Government, the development industry and floodplain residents. The study has raised a number of interesting issues concerning floodplain land-use planning and risk management.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||floods, risk assessment, risk perception, research|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (160400)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > QUT Carseldine - Humanities & Human Services|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2004 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||15 Oct 2004|
|Last Modified:||02 Feb 2012 19:41|
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