Australian coastal observation network: monitoring and forecasting coastal erosion in a changing climate [ 2010 - 2013 ]

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Researchers Turner A/Prof Ian L; A/Prof Ian D Goodwin; Dr Mark A Davidson; Prof Andrew D Short

Brief description Australia's coastline is one of this country's greatest natural, economic and cultural resources. The asset value of existing beach-front infrastructure is immeasurable. Climate change is driving sea-level rise and changing regional wave climates, resulting in coastal erosion and increasing the threat to coastal sustainability. This research launches a strategic university-industry-government alliance to address the considerable and growing pressure for solutions to observe and forecast accelerating shoreline erosion. The new knowledge, greater cross-sector collaboration and international linkages to be fast-tracked by this project will inform and build the capacity of Australia's coastal managers to confront the challenges of a changing climate.

Funding Amount $340,000

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