Partial infilling refers to activities that deposit soil and/or rock into a wetland often decreasing wetland extent and/or depth.
Partial infilling – Partial infilling
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Partial infilling of a wetland decreases the extent and/or depth of water in the wetland. In some cases, partial infilling of a lacustrine wetland may decrease wetland extent and/or depth to such a degree that the wetland is converted to a palustrine wetland system. Complete infilling results in the loss of a wetland.
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Last updated: 7 June 2023
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Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2023) Partial infilling – Partial infilling, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/processes-systems/anthropogenic/hydro-concept-mod/part-infilling/partial.html