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May 14, 2020

Our work in natural disasters means we are often required to investigate coastal storm damage, erosion, and inundation problems.  I joined JBP six months ago as a coastal engineering graduate and was surprised by how frequently our engineers rely on natural materials,...

May 8, 2020

To the uninitiated, construction drawings may appear to be a jumble of lines, numbers, text and arrows, with no real sense of meaning, but what if that information could be presented in such a way that it can be easily understood by anybody?

At JBPacific, we have embrac...

May 1, 2020

JBP is working alongside Australia’s state and local governments to plan for future changes to our coastal environment and way of life in the years to come. Part of this process involves using modelling techniques to determine how the coastline will react to changing w...

April 24, 2020

Many communities on the east coast of Australia are subject to flash flooding. Due to the convective rainfall typical of Eastern Australia, combined with local catchment characteristics, flash flooding can be very intense and occur with little warning....

April 10, 2020

Forecast data is great, but only great if it can be used to its full potential and can be used to confidently provide insight. So how can we do this? For JBPacific, Delft-FEWS is the preferred approach. Delft-FEWS is the same ‘open data handling platform initially deve...

April 6, 2020

JBP project catalogue is expanding into the maritime sector.

JBP have recently showcased a lot of our climate disaster adaptation studies and capabilities including a suite of expertise in cyclone modelling, extreme weather forecasting systems, flood mapping, coastal er...

April 3, 2020

For the last five years, I was working in academia on fluvial geomorphology and river restoration research projects. Following completion of my PhD, I decided to move into the consulting industry, and started this new part of my career at JBPacific in November 2019.

I h...

March 31, 2020

I’m lucky enough to have been working with JBPacific for 6 months on a transfer from our parent company, JBA Consulting, in the UK. I’m usually based in Edinburgh, Scotland but I had a feeling the Scottish winter of 2019 was going to be a grim one so I boarded a plane...

March 18, 2020

Following 12 years’ in local government across two different Council’s, I made the decision to move to JBPacific in November last year.

I had dabbled in a bit of private work from time to time, but after being a long-term local government employee, I definitely had a de...

March 12, 2020

This is a common argument between our fluvial and coastal teams, as both challenge for bragging rights for the most important extreme weather process.  There are good arguments for both, but we will let you decide who has the better argument. 

From the flood team:...

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