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Water Quality Improvement Plan area 2019 wetland system extents

Definition of Water Quality Improvement Plan area

based on wetland mapping version 6.0 metadata

Display areas in
2019 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 42,620,332 163,682 400,162 3,576 17,478 19,220 253,560 63,338 684,008 1,605,025
Burnett Mary 5,302,218 28,471 22,889 17 13 1,907 27,619 1,100 71,181 153,196
Eastern Cape York 4,547,968 823 97,378 5,422 28 74,275 57 49,650 227,632
Fitzroy 15,610,532 63,525 126,582 922 6,826 11,056 42,332 41,451 168,645 461,338
Burdekin 14,045,826 51,122 61,671 2,363 4,940 5,821 56,337 15,854 341,385 539,492
Mackay Whitsunday 904,077 9,687 45,378 84 15 106 15,484 3,356 13,590 87,698
Wet Tropics 2,209,711 10,055 46,265 191 261 304 37,514 1,520 39,558 135,668

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 2019 wetland system extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-extent/wqip-area.html

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