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Water Quality Improvement Plan area 2005 wetland system extents

Definition of Water Quality Improvement Plan area

based on wetland mapping version 6.0 metadata

Display areas in
2005 wetland system extent by Water Quality Improvement Plan area metadata
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WQIP area Total area
(ha)
Wetland area by system Total
wetland area
(ha)
artificial and highly modified intertidal (saltmarsh, saltflats, mangroves) (natural) intertidal (saltmarsh, saltflats, mangroves) (slightly modified natural) lacustrine (natural) lacustrine (slightly modified natural) palustrine (natural) palustrine (slightly modified natural) riverine
Total 42,620,332 150,991 400,875 3,544 17,479 18,854 255,034 62,906 686,726 1,596,408
Burnett Mary 5,302,218 27,430 22,907 17 13 1,888 27,920 1,061 71,578 152,814
Eastern Cape York 4,547,968 628 97,366 5,422 47 74,282 57 49,658 227,460
Fitzroy 15,610,532 55,845 127,073 882 6,827 10,876 43,088 41,294 169,793 455,677
Burdekin 14,045,826 48,265 61,948 2,371 4,940 5,658 56,484 15,631 342,353 537,649
Mackay Whitsunday 904,077 8,906 45,343 83 15 90 15,656 3,362 13,787 87,242
Wet Tropics 2,209,711 9,916 46,237 192 261 296 37,605 1,501 39,557 135,565

Note that these totals may be lower than the Queensland totals due to incomplete coverage of Water Quality Improvement Plan areas.

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

All statistics are approximate and generated based on data transformed to a customised Albers equal-area projection, thus allowing wetland extent change for different regions of Queensland to be comparable.

Areas may change over time as mapping approaches improve.

Totals may not match the sum of individually displayed figures due to the rounding of displayed figures.


This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2022) Water Quality Improvement Plan area 2005 wetland system extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-extent-2005/wqip-area.html

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