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ANUGA - Present Applications and Future Potential, 16-17 September 2008 at Geoscience Australia

ANUGA is a Free and Open Source Software implementation of the Shallow Water Wave equations which has been developed by Geoscience Australia (GA) and the Australian National University (ANU) since 2004 (see ModSim 2005 proceedings). The software can be downloaded online at ANUGA has primarily been used for tsunami inundation modelling (see e.g. AusGeoNews 2006), due to the worldwide interest in tsunamis triggered by the events of Boxing Day 2004. Presently, there is an increasing interest in developing ANUGA into a tool for flood modelling, dam break studies and modelling of coastal processes (see e.g. Rigby).

Workshop objectives

  • Bringing the user community closer together
  • Sharing different case studies where ANUGA is being used to model hydrodynamic systems
  • Discussing and making prioritised recommendations for the future development of ANUGA.
  • Form the ANUGA Special Interest Group (ASIG):


Workshop invitation.


Final programme.


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  • Best Western Garden City Motel (Google Earth), Jerrabomberra Avenue, Narrabundah, (02) 6295 3322.
  • Hotel Heritage (Google Earth), 203 Goyder Street, Narrabundah, 1800 026 346, (02) 6295 2944.
  • Best Western Sundown Motel (Google Earth), Narrabundah Lane, Symonston, (02) 6239 0333.
  • Canberra South Motor Park (Google Earth), Canberra Avenue Symonston ACT, (02) 6280 6176.

Chair and facilitator

  • Miriam Middelmann (Miriam.Middelmann@…)

Presenters and Presentation Abstracts

Special pre workshop presentation




Participants (updated regularly)

  • Nick Bartzis (nick.bartzis@…)
  • Frederic Saint-Cast (frederic.saint-cast@…)
  • James Walker(James.walker@…)
  • Jasvinder Opkar (Jasvinder.Opkar@…)
  • Ole Nielsen (Ole.Nielsen@…)
  • Stephen Roberts (Stephen.Roberts@…)
  • Nils Goseberg (goseberg@…)
  • William Power (W.Power@…)
  • Biljana Lukovic (B.Lukovic@…)
  • Jim Cousins(J.Cousins@…)
  • Jane Sexton (jane.sexton@…)
  • Rudy van Drie (rudy.vandrie@…)
  • Ted Rigby (ted.rigby@…)
  • Geoff O'Loughlin (geoff.oloughlin@…)
  • Andrew Gissing (andrew.gissing@…)
  • Trevor Dhu (trevor.dhu@…)
  • Alison Kohout (a.kohout@…)
  • Miriam Middelmann (Miriam.Middelmann@…)
  • Leharne Fountain (Leharne.Fountain@…), Day 1 only
  • Duncan Gray (Duncan.Gray@…), Day 1 only
  • Kristy Van Putten (Kristy.vanputten@…), Day 1 only
  • Jonathan Griffin (johnathan.griffin@…), Day 1 only
  • Petar Milevski (pmilevski@…), Day 2 only
  • Matthew Apolo (Matthew.apolo@…), Day 2 only
  • Craig Palmer (cpalmer@…), Day 2 only

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