Short Course: Coastal Hazard Management

Griffith University, Gold Coast & Byron Bay, May 2019

  • A professional development course delivered by experts

Over the past five years, Griffith Centre for Coastal Management has run the Coastal Hazard Management short course with more than 200 participants from local government, industry and universities. The course covers coastal hazard management theory and practice relevant to Australia and the Asia/Pacific region.

You will find this course relevant if you are:

  • A council or government officer in charge of coastal hazard management
  • A coastal scientist, engineer or planner in the professional industry
  • A scientist involved in coastal hazard adaptation research
  • A science or engineering student wishing to work in the coastal management field

This is a professional development course designed to improve the understanding of coastal dynamics and impacts on settlements, infrastructure and ecosystems, and to develop skills for coastal hazard and climate change adaptation.

In 2019, two courses will be offered as follows:

Coastal Hazard Management Short Course Level I: Foundations

A two-day course held at the Gold Coast, including a study tour (various Gold Coast locations).

  • Wednesday 8 May to Friday 10 May, 2019
  • Griffith University, Gold Coast campus (8 & 10 May). Study Tour; Gold Coast (9 May)

For more information, refer to the draft Level I Course program.

Coastal Hazard Management Short Course Level II: Advanced Applications

A two-day course based in Byron Bay, including a study tour of the Tweed-Byron Coast (various locations).

  • Monday 13 May to Wednesday 15 May, 2019
  • Byron Bay Surf Lifesaving Club (13 & 15 May). Study Tour; Tweed-Byron Coast (14 May)

For more information, refer to the draft Level II Course program.

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