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July 29, 2020

JBPacific is partnering with Griffith University WIL program to develop statistical methods for estimating the size of tropical cyclones.

Tropical cyclones are a frequent hazard along the Australian coastline, bringing intense winds, waves, and storm surge to coastal co...

July 22, 2020

In today’s blog, I want to share my recent experience about big data and its application in the coastal engineering field. JBPacific is working on a range of coastal and flood projects throughout Australia and the Indo-pacific region.  Whilst each project has a differe...

July 15, 2020

This week our team has been looking into the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.  This is an international framework that spans fifteen years between 2015-2030 and presents a roadmap to allow communities to become safer and more resilient to natural disasters...

July 7, 2020

The United Nations Environment Programme estimates that if average global temperatures rise to 2°C, developing countries will be the hardest hit – with damages between $70 billion to $100 billion every year until 2050 (Neufeldt 2018). These damages are largely due to i...

June 17, 2020

Understanding the drivers of coastal risk is very important for the community. To assist communities to better understand coastal management issues, to evaluate coastal risks and to make management decisions about the coastal zone, detailed studies are required to dete...

June 10, 2020

With travel restrictions being lifted in Queensland last week I was able to visit the Maroochy Groynes construction site, which are now installing very-large Geotextile Sand Containers (GSCs). 

Over the last four years JBPacific has investigated the local coastal p...

June 5, 2020

As part of the JBA Group we are lucky to have access to one of the largest TUFLOW licence pools in the world along with our world-class data centres to really make the most of HPC computing. What this results in is some REALLY FAST simulations.

With these capabilities w...

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...

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