Research Problem

The devastating impact of flood events demonstrates the need for more comprehensive assessments of future flood risk in urban policy. Risk assessments based on future flood projections paired with current urban plans are missing a key characteristic of the hazard – what will urban areas in Aotearoa-NZ look like in 2050 or 2100?


To determine how urban growth models can be utilised to generate alternative long-term scenarios of future urban form for integrating into assessments of future flood risk.


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