Briefing Notes

Briefing Note 360 [December 2017]
Scars left by Australia’s undersea landslides reveal future tsunami potential

Briefing Note 359 [December 2017]
Forecast of Increased Earthquakes due to Slowing of Earth’s Rotation

Briefing Note 358 [November 2017]
Changes in Earthquake Hazard Levels in the draft Geoscience Australia National Seismic Hazard Assessment (NSHA18)

Briefing Note 357 [November 2017]
The Mw 7.1 Puebla, Mexico Earthquake of 19 September 2017 – the anniversary of the Mw 8.0 Michoacan earthquake of 1985.

Briefing Note 356 [October 2017]
It doesn’t always take superstorms to get supersurges

Briefing Note 355 [October 2017]
Have we increased our vulnerability to big floods

Briefing Note 354 [September 2017]
Could Sydney be the next Houston?

Briefing Note 353 [September 2017]
Hurricane Irma Meteorological Information

Briefing Note 352 [July 2017]
Earth’s rotation affects the wide world of sports

Briefing Note 351 [July 2017]
Weather-related Natural Disasters: Should we be concerned about a reversion to the mean?

Briefing Note 350 [July 2017]
‘Astounding’: Shifting storms under climate change to worsen coastal perils

Briefing Note 349 [July 2017]
The country’s flood insurance program is sinking.  Rescuing it won’t be easy.

Briefing Note 348 [July 2017]
The Grenfell Tower fire of June 14 and the role of Composite Sandwich Panel Cladding

Briefing Note 347 [June 2017]
The Great Hawkesbury Flood turns 150 today

Briefing Note 346 [June 2017]
Floodplain manager skillsets are key to effectively growing community engagement practice in disaster resilience

Briefing Note 345 [June 2017]
A new way to detect tsunamis: cargo ships

Briefing Note 344 [May 2017]
Disaster Risk Management: Insights from US Experience

Briefing Note 343 [April 2017] 
When Rising Seas Transform Risk into Certainty

Briefing Note 342 [April 2017]
The 2017 Lismore Flood – Insights from the field

Briefing Note 341 [April 2017]
Damage overview of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie in North Queensland

Briefing Note 340 [April 2017]
Flood Risk Perceptions of Lismore Businesses

Briefing Note 339 [March 2017]
Twitter can predict hurricane damage as well as emergency agencies

Briefing Note 338 [February 2017]
Building evidence for risk-based insurance

Briefing Note 337 [January 2017]
Crowds are wise enough to know when other people will get it wrong

Briefing Note 336 [January 2017]
Solving the Puzzle of Hurricane History

Briefing Note 335 [December 2016]
The Mw 7.8 November 14, 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake: Briefing No. 5

Briefing Note 334 [December 2016]
The Mw 7.9 Taron, PNG Earthquake of 17 December 2016

Briefing Note 333 [December 2016]
Mw 7.8 November 14, 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake, Briefing No.4

Briefing Note 332 [November 2016]
The Mw 7.8 November 14, 2016 Kaikoura Earthquake, Briefing No. 3

Briefing Note 331 [November 2016]
The Mw 7.8 November 14, 2016 Hanmer Springs Earthquake. Briefing No.2

Briefing Note 330 [November 2016] 
The Mw 7.8 14 November Hanmer Springs Earthquake, Briefing No. 1

Briefing Note 329 [October 2016]
The 2016 Central Italy Earthquake Sequence

Briefing Note 328 [October 2016]
Insurance against Extreme Events: Pairing Short-Term Incentives with Long-Term Strategies

Briefing Note 327 [October 2016]
UK National Flood Resilience Review

Briefing Note 326 [September 2016]
China is covering its northern plains with wind turbines

Briefing Note 325 [September 2016]
Flameproof houses – scheme that cost homeowners millions in ruins

Briefing Note 324 [September 2016]
Court orders on Byron Bay’s coastal wars

Briefing Note 323 [August 2016]
Brexit and the power of wishful thinking

Briefing Note 322 [July 2016]
Montserrat’s Unexpected Life

Briefing Note 321 [June 2016]
A Toxic Legacy from Firefighting Foams

Briefing Note 320 [June 2016]
Whew!

Briefing Note 319 [June 2016]
Coastal impacts of the June 2016 East Coast storm for Sydney

Briefing Note 318 [May 2016]
The Mw 6.0 Northern Territory earthquake of 21 May 2016

Briefing Note 317 [May 2016]
New Orleans: 11 years after Katrina

Briefing Note 316 [April 2016]
Implications of changes to El Nino Southern Oscillation for coastal vulnerability in NSW

Briefing Note 315 [April 2016]
Role of Composite Sandwich Panel Cladding in Recent Hi-Rise Building Fires

Briefing Note 314 [March 2016]
Tasmanian Energy Crisis – Resilience Case Study

Briefing Note 313 [March 2016]
Big Data, Big Computers, Big Trouble

Briefing Note 312 [March 2, 2016]
March 2, 2016 Earthquake off Sumatra and Breakup of the Australia-India Plate

Briefing Note 311 [February 2016]
Introducing logic into title-race predicitons

Briefing Note 310 [February 2016]
Gravitational Waves Detected, as Einstein Predicted

Briefing Note 309 [February 2016]
The 5 February 2016 Tainan, Taiwan Earthquake

Briefing Note 308 [February 2016]
World Economic Forum’s 2016 Global Risks Report

Briefing Note 307 [January 2016]
Jakarta Bombing teaches us the importance of crisis communication in a digital age

Briefing Note 306 [December 2015]
Flood evacuation: never fun, sometimes necessary, always problematic