Macquarie University, Sydney Macquarie University ResearchOnline

Showing items 1 - 15 of 67.

Add to Quick Collection   All 67 Results

Sort:
 Add All Items to Quick Collection
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1194091
Description: Decision-making concerned with managing the possible increased risk of disasters arising from climate change requires tools to forecast changes in disaster risk with time. These changes will be a func ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1189425
Description: The focus of this study is an analysis of building vulnerability through investigating impacts from the 8 February 2013 flash flood event along the Avenida Venezuela channel in the city of Arequipa, P ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1191420
Description: There has been an increasing research and policy focus internationally on the role of child-centred disaster risk reduction and resilience (CC-DRR), including disaster risk reduction and resilience ed ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1190204
Description: William Dampier, one of England's greatest navigators, named, described, and drew a profile of Long Island, Papua New Guinea in 1700. As this island produced a very large volcanic eruption with a disp ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1190165
Description: This paper presents findings from a gendered analysis of resident responses to the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires (wildfires) in Victoria, Australia. One hundred and seventy-three people lost their liv ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1193354
Description: In the light of the rising cost of natural disasters we review the provision of catastrophe insurance by the public sector in the US, France, New Zealand, Spain, the United Kingdom, and its absence in ... More
Full Text: Full Text
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1188627
Description: Wave climate and Pacific basin coastal behaviour associated with El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is understood at a reconnaissance level, but the coastal response to different central Pacific (CP) ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1151811
Description: Lahars are mass flows containing variable concentrations of water and volcanic debris that can cause catastrophic impacts to life, livelihoods and infrastructure downstream from their volcanic origin. ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1194975
Description: In January 2011, Brisbane, Australia, experienced its first significant flooding in almost four decades. This paper presents the results of a questionnaire conducted in four affected inner western sub ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/344384
Description: This chapter aimed to explore if the impact and recovery from Cyclone Tracy differed for Indigenous and non-Indigenous groups due to inherent sociocultural or political factors or pressures. The chapt ... More
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/344374
Description: This chapter summarizes salient findings from the NCCARF-funded report entitled 'Market-based mechanisms for climate change adaptation' by McAneney et al. (2013). It first examines the mechanisms resp ... More
Date: 2015
Subject Keyword: Disasters | Northeast Australia
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/344368
Description: The Queensland (northeast Australia) wet season and Victorian (southeast Australia) summer of 2010/11 were record-breaking periods. Based on climate models, the IPCC (2012) argues with medium confiden ... More
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/331476
Description: The 2011 Mw 9.0 Tohoku earthquake generated an aftershock sequence that affected a large part of northern Honshu, and has given rise to widely divergent forecasts of changes in earthquake occurrence p ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: Building | Flood | GIS | Hazard | Lahar | Peru | Remote sensing | Risk | Vulnerability
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/323292
Description: Understanding the physical vulnerability of buildings and infrastructure to natural hazards is an essential step in risk assessment for large cities. We have interpreted high spatial resolution images ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/326980
Description: To exclude children and young people from disaster planning processes undermines their safety when a disaster strikes. Moreover, this exclusion ignores the potential communication opportunities for ri ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed