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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.

Abstract

A study conducted on the Gold Coast by the author (Godber, unpublished) examined the flood risks considered to be acceptable by the stakeholders: Local Government, the development industry and floodplain residents.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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ID Code: 478
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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