Bonriki Inundation Vulnerability Assessment - Groundwater Field Investigations - Bonriki Water Reserve, South Tarawa, Kiribati


This report provides a summary of the field investigation activities and data collected ,including borehole monitoring, EM34 and resistivity surveys that was conducted for the Bonriki Inundation Vulnerability (BIVA) project.
The Bonriki Inundation Vulnerability Assessment (BIVA) project aimed to improve understanding of the vulnerability of the Bonriki freshwater reserve to coastal hazards and climate variability and change. Improved knowledge of risks to this freshwater resource will enable better adaptation planning by the Government of Kiribati.

Data Location Details Bonriki , Tarawa, Kiribati
Area or single point? Area
North Latitude 1.3953262864
South Latitude 1.3731706324
East Longitude 173.1286001287
West Longitude 173.1619428416
Projection EPSG:4326

This BIVA project was supported by the Pacific-Australia Climate Change Science Adaptation Planning (PACCSAP) programme.

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Credit: Secretariat of the Pacific Community, contributions from Government of Kiribati, including Ministry of Public Works and Utilities Water Engineering Unit and Public Utilities Board


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http://www.pacgeo.org/documents/2778
040104 - Climate Change Processes, 040502 - Chemical Oceanography, 040603 - Hydrogeology, 040105 - Climatology (excl. Climate Change Processes)
http://www.environment.gov.au/climate-change/adaptation/international-climate-change-adaptation-initiative/paccsap, http://gsd.spc.int/biva/
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Collaborating Organisations: Secretariat of the Pacific Community, contributions from Government of Kiribati, including Ministry of Public Works and Utilities Water Engineering Unit and Public Utilities Board. Authors: Peter Sinclair, Amit Singh, Julie Leze, Amandine Bosserelle, Aminisitai Loco, Martin Mataio, Eritateti Bwatio, Sandra Galvis Rodriguez
Sinclair. P., Singh. A., Leze. J., Bosserelle. A., Loco. A., Mataio. M., Bwatio. E., Rodriguez. S. G., (2015): Bonriki Inundation Vulnerability Assessment - Groundwater Field Investigations - Bonriki Water Reserve, South Tarawa, Kiribati. SPC Technical Report SPC00009. Suva, Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
Peter Sinclair, Water Resources Assessment Coordinator, SPC, peters2@spc.int, internationaladaptation@environment.gov.au
2015/04