Project data: Taro-Choiseul Survey Data

The Integrated Climate Risk Assessment and Adaptation Plan for Choiseul Bay Township, Solomon Islands project assesses both current and future climate-related risks to the provincial capital of Choiseul Province and a proposed new township site. In partnership with the Choiseul Provincial Government and National Township Committee, the project has produced an adaptation plan and master plan for a safer and more resilient township in the future.

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Data Location Details Taro, Choiseul
Area or single point? Area
North Latitude -6.695771
South Latitude -6.721154
East Longitude 156.439292
West Longitude 156.390604
Projection Longitude Latitude WGS84

This dataset was produced under the Pacific-Australia Climate Change Science Adaptation Planning (PACCSAP) programme as part of the Climate Change Adaptation Planning for the Choiseul Bay Township project.

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Metadata_Taro-Choiseul Survey
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Detailed Descriptions
040604 - Natural Hazards, 040104 - Climate Change Processes, 091507 - Risk Engineering (excl. Earthquake Engineering), 090505 - Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management, 120504 - Land Use and Environmental Planning;
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Attributions and Constraints
© Commonwealth of Australia, 2015. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence. Although the associated metadata is public, the data has not been approved for general release. Please phone or email the contact person for this data collection to discuss access. Proprietary and licensed software used to establish some data and generate models.
Contributors: Dr Philip Haines Collaborating Organisations: BMT WBM Pty Ltd, University of Queensland Lead Researcher: Prof. Tom Baldock We would like to thank the Solomon Islands Government (SIG), Choiseul Provincial Government (CPG), community members of Choiseul Bay and the Choiseul Integrated Climate Change Adaptation Program (CHICCHAP) partners for their invaluable contributions to this study. Credit University of Queensland
BMT WBM Pty Ltd. (2015): Project data: Taro-Choiseul Survey Data database. Database produced for the Australian Government Department of the Environment, Canberra.
Dr Philip Haines - BMT WBM,;