Flood mitigation in Launceston
With a fresh new look, October's Hazard News has the latest research on the economics of flood mitigation, news about PhD completions, a wrap of International Day for Disaster Reduction, and much more.
Hazard Note 40 investigates flood mitigation in Launceston, comparing the benefits through avoided impacts of the flood levee mitigation program, against the cost of construction.
The first round of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC PhD students have graduated and are sharing their research outcomes with the fire and emergency services sector. They’re joined by recent graduates who began their PhD studies with the Bushfire CRC.
If you're a CRC PhD student or early career researcher, you can win a great cash prize through the CRC Association’s Early Career Researcher Showcase, sponsored by CQUniversity.
Research continues after a severe Atlantic hurricane season, with Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researcher Dr Daniel Smith from the Cyclone Testing Station part of an international team investigating the impacts of Hurricane Harvey on Texas.
Sydney to host Australian forum for International Day for Disaster Reduction this Friday 13 October, with speakers covering international, national, state and local perspectives on disaster reduction.
In August this year I presented my research at the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior Scientific Assembly in Portland, Oregon.
I'm finishing up at the CRC, and it has been quite a journey working on ill-defined and sometimes wicked problems that could make a real difference to Australia's disaster resilience.