Resilience, vulnerability and adaptive capacity of an inland rural town prone to flooding: a climate change adaptation case study of Charleville, Queensland, Australia

Keogh, D. and Apan, A. and Mushtaq, S. (2010) Resilience, vulnerability and adaptive capacity of an inland rural town prone to flooding: a climate change adaptation case study of Charleville, Queensland, Australia. In: Climate Adaptation Futures: Preparing for the Unavoidable Impacts of Climate Change, 29 Jun-1 Jul 2010, Gold Coast, Australia.

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Abstract

This study is an historical case study of the 2008 flood in Charleville, an inland rural town in Queensland, Australia. Charleville experiences frequent flooding and lies on an extremely vulnerable and extensive flood plain, with no significant elevated areas available for relocation.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Poster)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions preventing deposit.
Depositing User: Dr Shahbaz Mushtaq
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2011 04:52
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:40
Uncontrolled Keywords: Charleville; climate change; adaptation; flooding; flood plain; relocation
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160802 Environmental Sociology
12 Built Environment and Design > 1205 Urban and Regional Planning > 120501 Community Planning
05 Environmental Sciences > 0501 Ecological Applications > 050101 Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960301 Climate Change Adaptation Measures
D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960311 Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/19180

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