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NT Remote Communities Storm Tide Study and Inundation Mapping

Details:

Title

NT Remote Communities Storm Tide Study and Inundation Mapping

Creator

Systems Engineering Australia Pty Ltd

Issued by

Northern Territory. Department of Land Resource Management

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; J1507-PR001B

Date

2016-07-01

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; 'This report documents tropical cyclone (TC) storm tide hazard analyses that will provide the basis for reliable risk analyses of major remote towns and indigenous communities on the West Coast, Arnhem Land and Tiwi Islands.' - Introduction

Notes

This Storm Surge Study Report was produced with funding provided by the Northern Territory and Australian Governments through the Natural Disaster Resilience Program. 'Numerical Modelling and Risk Assessment' - on cover.; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Table of contents

Executive summary -- Introduction -- The study localities -- Methodology to assess the storm tide hazard -- Simulation model results -- Conclusion -- References -- List of Appendices A-C.

Language

English

Subject

Storm surges; Storm surges; Cyclones; Maps; Mathematical models

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Palmerston

Series

J1507-PR001B

Format

vi, 62, 4,3,8 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/267238

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/443309

Page content

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This Storm Surge Study Report was produced with funding provided by the Northern Territory and Australian Governments through the Natural Disaster Resilience Program. The Study utilises synthetic tropical cyclone tracks supplied under sub-contract from Luciano Mason, Mossman, with peer review and mapping services provided by GHD Pty Ltd, Brisbane (Ross Fryar and Daniel Boitshoko respectively). Assistance and cooperation from NT Department of Land Resource Management (DLRM) officers Lakshman Rajaratnam and Jerome Paiva are gratefully acknowledged, as well as the Bureau of Meteorology National Tidal Unit and the Australian Hydrographic Office in the provision of relevant data. LIMITATIONS OF THE REPORT The information contained in this publication is based on the application of conceptual computer models of atmospheric and ocean hazards and provides an estimate only of the likely impacts of such events. The analyses have been undertaken in accordance with generally accepted consulting practice and no other warranty, expressed or implied, is made as to the accuracy of the data and professional advice provided herein. The results should be interpreted by qualified professionals familiar with the relevant meteorological, oceanographic and statistical concepts. Systems Engineering Australia Pty Ltd (SEA) has taken all reasonable steps and due care to ensure that the information contained herein is correct at the time of publication. SEA expressly excludes all liability for errors or omissions, whether made negligently or otherwise, for loss, damage or other consequences that may result from the application of advice given in this publication. Liability Limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation. TABLE OF REVISIONS Version Description Date Prepared by Approved by A Draft 24/06/2016 B. A. Harper BE PhD CPEng NER RPEQ B.A. Harper B Final 22/07/2016 B.A. Harper Northern Territory of Australia The Northern Territory of Australia does not warrant that the product or any part of it is correct or complete and will not be liable for any loss damage or injury suffered by any person as a result of its inaccuracy or incompleteness.