Participatory geographic information systems and public engagement within flood risk management.

  title={Participatory geographic information systems and public engagement within flood risk management.},
  author={I. White and R. Kingston and A. Barker},
  journal={Journal of Flood Risk Management},
In this paper we review the emerging lessons from a recent initiative on utilising Public Participatory Geographic Information Systems within Shoreline Management Planning to help unpack the theoretical and actual role of this approach for developing flood risk management policy options and scenarios. We discuss the benefits and limitations of stakeholder engagement in flood risk management decisions before highlighting some of the technical aspects of developing such an approach. We then… Expand
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