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Coastal modelling guidance for Queensland

We are excited to be working with the Douglas Shire Council on this project to review innovative coastal inundation methodologies and to develop new guidance for storm tide mapping in Queensland. A big thank you needs to go to the Queensland Government, who are funding the project through their Innovation and Improvement Fund. See more about it here: https://douglas.qld.gov.au/study-to-better-understand-storm-tide-risk/ I hope that this project will bring an end to the simplistic ‘bath-tub’ modelling that has been used to map storm surges through areas of varying dunes, vegetation and coastal defences. Whilst this approach still lingers in Australia it has a long list of problems that

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