Peter Waterman

University of the Sunshine Coast

Peter is a geographer-environmental planner with over 40 years professional experience working for governments, universities and the private sector. He has been actively engaged as a practitioner on adapting to changing climatic conditions since the late 1980’s. This has included: assessing the vulnerability of Naval Port infrastructure to sea level rise and related environmental changes from 1987- 2009; leading the National Coastal Vulnerability Project from 1992-97; being the Coordinator of Climate Change, Coasts and Catchments and leader of the postgraduate program in climate change adaptation at the University of the Sunshine Coast between 2002-2010; and a Member of the inaugural management team for the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility from 2009-2011. His professional work has encompassed: statutory planning, intergovernmental relations, environmental research, public and environmental health and environmental management. Peter has carried out work in the fields of environmental impact assessment and climate change vulnerability and adaptation risk assessments throughout Australia and overseas.

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