Tag: Floods

Queensland floods: what do history and river hydrology tell us?

Shoalhaven River at Tallowa Dam, Total Annual Flow 1900-2004

In April 2011 I wrote the opinion piece Queensland floods: information, history and knowledge to highlight how the January 2011 floods in South East Queensland had their historical precedents, in the hope of encouraging the better use of historical information

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Queensland floods: information, history and knowledge

Flooded street in Toowoomba, 1906

The coincidence of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry and Information Awareness Month offers the opportunity to explore how well our communities are using information and knowledge in regard to natural disasters. The purpose of Information Awareness Month is to

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