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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND COASTAL PLANING IN AUSTRALIA

https://doi.org/10.24057/2071-9388-2015-8-1-79-108

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Abstract

The objective of this paper is to demonstrate the ability of visualization and
simulation techniques to aid and simulate current and future directions in coastal planning.
The process of visualization will interrogate the coastal cities of Portland, Apollo Bay, Anglesea and Hobsons Bay in south-eastern Australian coastal seaboard through a progression of projections and simulated forecasts from 2014 to 2050 to see if a process(s) or methodology could help in planning the future growth of coastal settlements. The analysis uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) associated with planning application software.

About the Authors

Murray Herron
School of Architecture and Built Environment, Deakin University
Australia


Phillip B. Roös
School of Architecture and Built Environment, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia & Jacobs
Russian Federation


Chuck Donley
Donley Systems, Colorado Springs
United States


David Jones
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Australia


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Herron M., Roös P.B., Donley C., Jones D. GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND COASTAL PLANING IN AUSTRALIA. GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY. 2015;8(1):79-108. https://doi.org/10.24057/2071-9388-2015-8-1-79-108

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