The Griffith Centre for Coastal Management runs a number of events and short courses. Please see below for details of these events.
Coastal Knowledge Hub - Events
Griffith University’s Centre for Coastal Management and the City of Gold Coast in conjunction with Engineers Australia (Gold Coast Regional Group), held a presentation on Coastal Protection Structures on the Gold Coast in March 2014
Attendees were rewarded with an expert overview and insight into the historical challenges, responses, successes and failures associated with the use of coastal protection structures on the Gold Coast. For detailed information please see below:
- Overview (PDF 900kb)
- 1925 to 1969 Reports (PDF 288KB)
- 1970 to 1979 Reports (PDF 1269KB)
- 1980 to 1989 Reports (PDF 1539KB)
- 1990 to 1999 Reports (PDF 1690KB)
- 2000 to 2014 Reports (PDF 6348KB)
- Bibliographical Listing By Author (PDF 981KB)
- Bibliographical Listing By Date (PDF 990KB)
- Instructions on Coastal Knowledge Hub Databases (July 2014) (PDF139KB)
The first presentation of the Coastal Knowledge Hub held in August 2013, presented the objectives and aims of this project. Derek Todd, project leader at the Centre presented 8 months of the initial findings of the review of information on coastal erosion, sediment transport and beach nourishment. Over 500 relevant reports and documents on Gold Coast coastal processes had been identified as part of the project.
The second presentation held on 11 December involved a summary of the findings on sediment transport and the artificial bypasses at the Tweed and Nerang Rivers.
For detailed information please see below:
Coastal Hazards Short Course 2014
For the second year running the Coastal Hazards Management Shortcourse was held at the Ship Inn in Brisbane from 30th April to 1 st May. More information is available on the Coastal Hazards web page.