Adaptation pathways and opportunities for infrastructure

Moran, Catherine, and Turton, Stephen M. (2014) Adaptation pathways and opportunities for infrastructure. In: Moran, Catherine, Turton, Stephen M., and Hill, Rosemary, (eds.) Adaptation Pathways and Opportunities for the Wet Tropics NRM Cluster Region: volume 2: infrastructure, industry, indigenous peoples, social adaptation, emerging planning frameworks, evolving methodologies and climate adaptation planning in practice. James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia, pp. 108-127.

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Abstract

[Extract] This chapter canvasses some of the adaptation options for infrastructure in the Wet Tropics Cluster (WTC) region. Specifically, this chapter considers potential options for adaptation to climate change impacts for water and power supplies, transport networks, buildings including urban development and waste management. This chapter is written for the NRM community and is intended to provide a framework for considering options when developing potential adaptation pathways for the WTC region.

Item ID: 38716
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-0-9941500-2-8
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© Copyright in this report is owned by James Cook University. This report has been generated jointly by James Cook University and the Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation for the purposes of reporting to the Commonwealth of Australia as part of the NRM Fund program.

Date Deposited: 04 May 2015 00:56
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050209 Natural Resource Management @ 50%
05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0501 Ecological Applications > 050101 Ecological Impacts of Climate Change @ 50%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960301 Climate Change Adaptation Measures @ 50%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960311 Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability @ 50%
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