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Water Quality Improvement Plan area 2017 wetland system extents

Definition of Water Quality Improvement Plan area

based on wetland mapping version 6.0 metadata

Display areas in
2017 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 42,620,332 163,509 400,164 3,576 17,479 19,231 253,670 63,345 684,426 1,605,400
Burnett Mary 5,302,218 28,466 22,890 17 13 1,907 27,643 1,100 71,237 153,273
Eastern Cape York 4,547,968 817 97,378 5,422 28 74,275 57 49,650 227,626
Fitzroy 15,610,532 63,492 126,582 922 6,827 11,068 42,372 41,451 168,829 461,542
Burdekin 14,045,826 51,039 61,671 2,363 4,940 5,821 56,356 15,854 341,554 539,597
Mackay Whitsunday 904,077 9,661 45,378 84 15 104 15,493 3,376 13,595 87,706
Wet Tropics 2,209,711 10,034 46,265 191 261 304 37,532 1,507 39,562 135,656

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 2017 wetland system extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-extent-2017/wqip-area.html

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