Finding old flood studies

Geoscience Australia has flood study database that includes many of the flood studies undertaken in Australia. Using a web-based search it is possible to find flood studies in a particular area. Steps are as follows:

  1. Go to http://www.ga.gov.au/flood-study-web.
  2. Zoom into an area of interest e.g. Gippsland.
  3. Click on a blue dot to bring up information about a flood study (Figure 1).
Figure 1: Screen shot showing flood search

Figure 1: Screen shot showing an example of a map-based flood study search

4. Click on the link “Show more information about this study”
5. Click on “Resources” in the panel to the left of screen (Figure 2)
6. A window will open where you can download the flood study report.

Window displaying more information about a flood study

Figure 2: Window displaying more information about a flood study

7.  Read the report to discover useful flood information – Enjoy!

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