سال انتشار: ۱۳۸۱

محل انتشار: سمینار کاهش اثرات و پیشگیری از سیل

تعداد صفحات: ۱۹

نویسنده(ها):

stephen lees – executive officer upper parramatta river catchment trust sydney australia

چکیده:

This paper outlines current urban floodplain management practice in Australia. It focuses on practices in the state of new wouth wales NSW the most populous state and the state where floodplain manage ment is most advanced on a worldwide scale, australia ranks with southern africa as haveing the greatest hydrologic variaility with marked and often rapid swings in weather from severe drought to floods.australia is particularly vulnerable to destructive floods because european settlers in the early to mid 1800s sited most towns and cities beside large rivers that provided a reliable water supply and a convenient means of transport.