Chris White

Dr Chris White is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Engineering in the School of Engineering and ICT. Has a joint engineering and climate impacts background, covering both science and application. He specialises in understanding natural hazards and risk, climate change, sub-seasonal to seasonal forecasting of extreme events and surface water hydrology. He is Vice-President of ICCLAS – one of the ten commissions of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) – where he is furthering the analysis and prediction of the extreme hydrometeorological events using improved modelling approaches and techniques, ensemble hydrological forecasting and flood / drought prediction.

Looking north along Kingston Beach

Long-term coastal adaptation in Australia

This article presents key findings from two recent studies that guide local governments towards flexible and robust coastal adaptation planning that addresses both social and physical impacts.

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Potential applications of subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) predictions

This article shares the first comprehensive review of sectoral applications of S2S predictions, highlighting the opportunities and challenges facing their uptake.

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Climate Futures for Tasmania

Photo: Angello Failla

Adaptation context

The small island state of Tasmania has some of Australia’s most extensive and best-conserved wilderness areas and pristine...

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