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dc.contributor.authorLaves, Greg
dc.contributor.editorBurton, Paul
dc.date.accessioned2018-03-27T03:46:06Z
dc.date.available2018-03-27T03:46:06Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.isbn9780643108615en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/169997
dc.description.abstractGlobal warming is intensifying the hydrological cycle and changing the Earth's climate in a manner that will have significant implications for managing the urban water sector. In their technical paper on climate change and water for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Bates et al. (2008, p. 3) report that research provides 'abundant evidence that freshwater resources are vulnerable and have the potential to be strongly impacted by climate change, with wide-ranging consequences for human societies and ecosystems'. However, a review of climate change adaptation literature by Arnell (2010) revealed that, although there is considerable research regarding the potential of specific adaptation measures in the water sector, there are few case studies of how adaptation to climate change is actually being delivered. This chapter will fill that gap by providing a review of the recent adaptation strategies implemented by the South East Queensland (SEQ) water supply sector as an adaptive response to the Millennium Drought (2000-2009).en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherCSIROen_US
dc.publisher.placeAustraliaen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.publish.csiro.au/book/7014en_US
dc.relation.ispartofbooktitleResponding to Climate Change: Lessons from an Australian Hotspoten_US
dc.relation.ispartofchapter12en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom107en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto118en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchLand Use and Environmental Planningen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode120504en_US
dc.titleAdapting the water sector to climate change: lessons from South East Queensland's response to the Millennium Droughten_US
dc.typeBook chapteren_US
dc.type.descriptionB1 - Book Chapters (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeB - Book Chaptersen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Environmenten_US
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