Flood Risk in South East Queensland, Australia

  title={Flood Risk in South East Queensland, Australia},
  author={Miriam Middelmann},
Geographical information systems (GIS) have been used to model building flood damage in South East Queensland. The research shows that if a flood with a 1% annual exceedence probability (AEP) occurred simultaneously in all rivers in the region, 47,000 properties would be inundated, with about half of the properties likely to experience overfloor flooding. Ninety percent of affected properties are located in the Brisbane-Bremer River system and the Gold Coast catchment. Eighty-nine percent of… CONTINUE READING