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IBRA bioregion 2009 wetland system extents

Definition of IBRA bioregion

based on wetland mapping version 5.0 metadata

2009 wetland system extent by IBRA bioregion metadata
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IBRA bioregion Total area
(km²)
Wetland area by system Total
wetland area
(km²)
artificial and
highly modified
estuarine lacustrine palustrine riverine
Total 1,729,913.7 3,263.1 11,436.5 5,478.2 31,332.7 24,877.4 76,387.7
Brigalow Belt North (BBN) 136,745.3 937.1 2,079.3 22.3 874.0 2,336.0 6,248.5
Brigalow Belt South (BBS) 215,967.2 539.7 1.5 86.3 279.2 1,279.4 2,186.0
Cape York Peninsula (CYP) 122,564.6 16.3 2,596.8 58.8 2,648.1 894.0 6,214.0
Central Mackay Coast (CMC) 14,642.1 89.3 531.7 2.0 189.8 260.5 1,073.3
Channel Country (CHC) 205,865.3 10.7 0.0 3,748.5 19,077.3 3,747.1 26,583.6
Coral Sea (COS) 171.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Darling Riverine Plains (DRP) 12,866.8 440.1 0.0 24.9 78.7 219.1 762.8
Desert Uplands (DEU) 69,411.0 22.8 0.0 207.1 651.0 765.3 1,646.2
Einasleigh Uplands (EIU) 116,257.3 161.1 0.0 119.0 561.7 3,010.4 3,852.3
Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU) 5,891.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 14.0 99.6 113.6
Gulf Plains (GUP) 218,946.8 54.9 5,056.6 60.1 3,114.5 6,098.1 14,384.1
Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD) 241,625.3 90.8 0.0 15.2 431.4 2,465.9 3,003.3
Mount Isa Inlier (MII) 67,543.8 73.7 0.0 0.0 8.6 1,861.7 1,944.0
Mulga Lands (MUL) 186,065.5 95.6 0.0 320.5 1,793.6 523.9 2,733.5
Nandewar (NAN) 6,291.6 41.2 0.0 0.0 0.7 90.3 132.3
New England Tablelands (NET) 1,451.3 6.6 0.0 0.0 2.2 35.9 44.7
Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD) 26,219.3 0.7 0.0 773.4 132.3 15.0 921.4
South Eastern Queensland (SEQ) 61,496.0 588.0 664.4 37.2 1,145.7 922.7 3,358.0
Wet Tropics (WET) 19,891.1 94.5 506.3 3.1 329.8 252.5 1,186.2

Note that these totals may be lower than the Queensland totals due to incomplete coverage of IBRA bioregions.

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 and Science, Queensland (2015) IBRA bioregion 2009 wetland system extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 May 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-extent-2009/ibra-bioregion.html

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