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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/105695
Description: 8 page(s)
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 040100 Atmospheric Sciences
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/23529
Description: The coupled climate models used in the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are evaluated. The evaluation is focused on 12 regions of Australia for the daily simul ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/23514
Description: Volcanic events comprising multiple eruptive stages are common in the historical and geological record and display activity of variable intensity ranging, in some cases, through to several centuries. ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/23534
Description: 2 page(s)
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/23504
Description: Hazard maps are considered essential tools in the communication of volcanic risk between scientists, the local authorities and the public. This study investigates the efficacy of such maps for the vol ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: 040400 Geophysics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/20273
Description: Having a reliable site classification scheme is vital for the development of robust strong-motion attenuation models. We discuss a promising empirical site- classification scheme based on strong-motio ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/106949
Description: Political decision-making often takes place in a soup of risk, uncertainty and conflicting expert opinion and inadequate information. This is not because of political failure but because of the inhere ... More
Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: 040400 Geophysics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/20268
Description: A spectral acceleration attenuation model for Japan is presented in the present study. The data set includes a very large number of strong ground-motion records up to the 2003 Off Tokach main and afte ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/107125
Description: In current ground motion models, the uncertainty in predicted ground motion is modelled with a lognormal distribution. One consequence of this is that predicted ground motions do not have an upper lim ... More
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/106974
Description: 1 page(s)
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/20278
Description: The film 'The Day After Tomorrow' depicts the abrupt and catastrophic transformation of the Earth’s climate into a new ice age, playing upon the uncertainty surrounding a possible North Atlantic therm ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/15958
Description: Here we quantify Australian coastal population at a spatial resolution of 1 km and do this as a function of distance to shoreline and elevation above mean sea level. We also report comprehensive valid ... More
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Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: flood | flood-prone | risk assessment
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/106955
Description: Because flood studies and floodplain management studies are generally commissioned by Local Government Authorities and there is no central national repository for the studies, or the data contained th ... More
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/106977
Description: 1 page(s)
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/106944
Description: There is ongoing debate both between and within climate scientists and the insurance industry as to whether climate change is responsible for increasing weather-related disasters. The argument against ... More