Landform & Stability Maps

This module provides detailed coastal landform and landform sensitivity mapping for the entire continental Australian coastline, using a line map format for which the project team has coined the term ‘Smartline’. The smartline incorporates elements of the Australian Beach Safety & Management Program (ABSAMP) beach database which provides information on every beach in Australia. More introduction on Smartlines or ABSAMP


Smartline maps

Coastal Landform Stability Class Search; Simple and Advanced Smartline Geomorphic Search Coastal Landform Stability Class Search; Simple and Advanced Smartline Geomorphic Search

Conduct a search on an extensive range of geomorphological and geological qualifiers and find coastal regions that meet the criteria you select; make a line-map in which each line segment includes multiple attribute fields that describe important aspects of the geomorphology; make a line-map of the sensitivity of the coast to the potential impacts of climate change and sea level rise, including shoreline erosion.


Reports and data

Reports and data
The Australian Coastal Smartline Geomorphic and Stability Map Version 1.1: Manual and Data Dictionary (3.0MB)
The Australian Coastal Smartline Geomorphic and Stability Map Version 1: Project Report (901KB)
Smartline Data Sources
ABSAMP publication List

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