'Water view' from cyberspace : building resilient communities by identifying water risks

Cradduck, Lucy (2014) 'Water view' from cyberspace : building resilient communities by identifying water risks. In 20th Annual Pacific-Rim Real Estate Society Conference, Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zealand, pp. 1-8.

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Abstract

The perceived desirability of water views continues to lead to increasing numbers relocating to coastal regions. Proximity to coastal water brings with it unique risks from rising sea levels; however, water can present a risk in any area, whether or not you have water views. Recent Australian and international disasters show that even inland populations not located in traditional flood areas are not immune from water risks. The author examines the nature of these risks and shows how the internet can be used as a tool in identifying risk areas. The author also highlights the need to ensure accuracy of the data for valuation and planning purposes and identifies flaws in the current data provision.

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ID Code: 66719
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: broadband, access, flood, storm surge, sea level rises, propeorty development
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000) > COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES (100500) > Broadband and Modem Technology (100502)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law not elsewhere classified (180199)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Please consult the author
Deposited On: 29 Jan 2014 03:37
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2014 17:02

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