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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Project Executive : Coastal Policy
Department Engineering Unit
Institution
eThekwini Municipality (
P.O.Box 680 Durban 4000
Address
eThekwini Municipality P.O.Box 680
Durban
KwaZulu-Natal
4000
South Africa
Tel 27315637986
Fax n/a
Email
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree B.Sc (Civil Engineering), Hons. B.Comm. (Business Management), PhD
Job type Decision Making & Policy
Research Area(s) Marine and Coastal Engineering , Marine and Coastal Engineering
Research Region 46, 71
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Andrew MATHER)

Mather, A.A. 2011. Expansion in the Port of Durban: What are the issues for the City of Durban, Shipping and Ocean Engineering (in press).
Mather, A.A. 2011. Sea level rise and its anticipated impacts along the East coast of South Africa. In: Observation on Environmental Change in South Africa.
Palmer, B.J., Van der Elst, R., Mackay, F., Mather, A.A., Smith, A.M., Bundy, S.C., Thackeray, Z., Leuci, R. and Parak, O. 2011. Preliminary coastal vulnerability assessment for KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 64, 1390-1395.
Smith, A., Mather, A.A. and Theron, A.K. 2011. The 2007 KZN coastline erosional response. In: Observation on Environmental Change in South Africa.
Mather, A.A., Stretch, D.D. and Garland, G.G. 2011. Predicting extreme wave run up on natural beaches for coastal planning and management, Coastal Engineering Journal (in press).
Mather, A.A. 2011. Coastal development set back lines, WIOMSA conference, Mauritius.
Mather, A.A. 2010. Extreme wave run up on natural beaches. 32nd International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Shanghai, China.
Mather, A.A. Roberts, D. and Tooley, G.A. 2010. Adaptation in practice: Durban, South Africa. In: Resilient Cities 2010, Springer.
Mather, A.A. 2010. Sea level rise and consequences for coastal management, Ilembe Climate Summit, Ballito, South Africa.
Theron, A.K., Mather, A.A. and de Wet, P. 2010. The Durban beach monitoring program: simple surveys speak volumes, SAEON summit, Cape Town, South Africa.
Smith, A.M. and Mather, A.A. 2010. Coastal erosion in space and time: Climate change and consequences for planning, Proceedings of the South African Planning Institute conference, Durban, South Africa.
Mather, A.A. 2010. Port development and sea level rise. Transnet port conference, Johannesburg, South Africa
Smith, A.M., Mather, A.A., Bundy, S.C., Cooper, J.A.G., Guastella, L.A., Ramsay, P.J. and Theron, A.K. 2010. Contrasting styles of swell-driven coastal erosion: examples from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Geological Magazine, doi:10.1017/S00167568100000361.
Mather, A.A. 2010. Stormy sea ahead: Planning for sea level rise. Proceedings of the South African Planning Institute conference, Durban, South Africa.
Mather, A.A. 2010. Responding to Climate change: Municipal adaptation plans, Proceedings of the International Association of Ville and Ports, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Mather, A.A., Stretch, D.D. and Garland, G.G. 2010. Predicting extreme wave run up on natural beaches for coastal planning and management, Coastal Engineering Journal (in press).
Roberts, D., Tooley, G.A. and Mather, A.A. 2010. Adaptation in practice: Durban case study. 1st World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change, Bonn, Germany.
Mather, A.A. 2009. The impacts of sea level rise on the eThekwini coastline and possible adaptation responses, Durban Climate Change Summit, Durban, South Africa.
Mather, A.A. 2009. The rising of the seas: South African and Kwa-Zulu sea-level rise assessed, KwaZulu-Natal Marine and Coastal Management Research Group Symposium, Durban.
Mather A.A. and Roberts, D. 2009. A Climate smart city. Implications for climate change variability on African Water Resources, Cambridge University, England.
Cilliers, L. and Mather, A.A. 2009. Case study of the KZN storm in 2007. In: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission: Hazard awareness and risk mitigation in ICAM, Manual and Guide No. 50.
Phelp, D., Rossouw, M., Mather, A.A. and Vella, G.F. 2009. Storm damage and rehabilitation of coastal structures on the East coast of South Africa, Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Goschen, W.S., Mather, A.A. and Theron, A.K. 2009. Sea-level rise: trends, impacts and mitigation for South Africa Phase I: Qualitative overview and analysis, In: South African Second National Communication under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC): South Africa Country Report.
Stretch, D.D., Mather, A.A. and Taylor, R. 2009. Region climate change impacts in South Africa: Estuaries and coastal systems. Implications for climate change variability on African Water Resources, Cambridge University, England.
Harris, L., Schoeman, D., Nel, R. and Mather, A. A. 2009. How tight is the coastal squeeze in KZN? Implications of sea-level rise and storms for coastal management, KwaZulu-Natal Marine and Coastal Management Research Group Symposium, Durban.
Guastella, L.A., Smith, A.M., Mather, A.A. and Bundy, S.C. 2008. Post March 2007 Marine Storm erosion of KZN beaches. South African Marine Symposium, Cape Town, South Africa.
Mather, A.A. 2008. The Integrated Coastal Management Act: The new rules, Proceedings of the South African Planning Institute Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Demetriades, N.T., Forbes, A.T., Archibald, C.G.M. and Mather, A.A. 2008. Durban Bay fish kill- System and management responses, South African Marine Symposium, Cape Town, South Africa.
Mather, A.A. 2008. Sea level rise for the eastern coast of Southern Africa, Proceedings of PIANC-COPEDEC VII, Dubai, UAE.
Breetzke, T., Parak, O., Cilliers, L., Mather, A.A. and Colenbrander, D. 2008. Living with coastal erosion: a short term best practice guide, Proceedings of the International Association of Impact Assessors South Africa (Won best paper at this conference).
Mather, A.A. and Reddy, K. 2008. Expansion in the Port of Durban: What are the issues for the City of Durban, Proceedings of PIANC-COPEDEC VII, Dubai, UAE.
Mather, A.A. 2008. Sea Level Rise and its likely financial impacts, Journal of the Institute of Municipal Financial Officers, 2nd quarter 2008.
Mather, A.A. 2008. Coastal erosion and sea level rise: Are municipalities prepared? Journal of the Institute of Municipal Engineers in South Africa, March 2008 (Won third best paper published in this journal in 2008).
Mather, A.A. 2007. Coastal erosion and sea level rise: Are municipalities ready for this?, IMESA conference, Durban, South Africa. (Won best paper at this conference).
Garland, G.G. and Mather, A.A. 2007. Recent Sea level Change in Durban and Implications for management, Proceedings of MEDCOAST, Alexandria, Egypt.
Smith, A.M., Guastella, L.A., Bundy, S.C. and Mather, A.A. 2007. Combined marine storm and Saros spring high tide erosion events along the KwaZulu-Natal coast in March 2007, South African Journal of Science, July/August 2007.
Mather, A.A., Garland, G.G. and Stretch, D.D. 2007. Linear and Nonlinear sea level changes at Durban, South Africa, South African Journal of Science, November/December 2007.
Mather, A.A., Redman, T. and Akkiah, P. 2006. Joint planning for the Port and City of Durban, South Africa, Proceedings of the International Association of Ville and Ports, Sydney, Australia.
McDonald, A., Mather, A.A. and Volgelzang, W. 2004. Communicating flooding issues to the public at large, In: Innovative Modeling of Urban Water systems: Monograph 12 (W. James Editor).
Mather, A.A., Stretch, D.D. and Garland, G.G. 2009. Southern African sea level: corrections, influences and trends. African Journal of Marine Science, 31(2), 145-156.
Mather, A.A. 2008. Geohazards: The risks between our feet: Coastal Erosion, Quest, Volume 4 (2), 2008.

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Created: 2010-09-12 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Andrew MATHER