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Great Barrier Reef 2005 wetland habitat extents

Definition of Great Barrier Reef

based on wetland mapping version 6.0 metadata

Display areas in
2005 wetland habitat extent by Great Barrier Reef metadata
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Great Barrier Reef Total area
(ha)
Wetland area by habitat Total
wetland area
(ha)
INT01a INT01b INT02 LA14 LA15 LC06 LC07 LC08a LC08b LC09 PA10 PA11a PA11c PA12a PA12c PA12d PA13 PC02a PC02b PC02c PC02d PC04a PC04c PC04d PC04e PC05 XX99-P-A XX99-P-C
Total 136,168,416 2,896 704,717 323,471 210 3,172 22,793 469 17,103 750 493 7,390 23,868 8,948 50,378 59,405 779 83 166,332 9,904 137,488 15,492 193,420 233,521 22,465 90 9,924 8,081 12,275 2,035,916
Great Barrier Reef catchments, reef and islands 51,245,150 1,005 259,180 113,885 206 1,057 7,598 156 7,082 750 164 2,463 8,077 2,983 16,858 19,928 260 28 58,782 3,374 51,594 5,164 64,951 78,241 7,489 30 3,312 2,694 4,092 721,400
Paddock to Reef (P2R) report cards 42,291,163 935 214,880 100,549 3 1,057 7,598 156 5,011 164 2,463 7,749 2,983 16,770 19,431 260 28 53,687 3,265 42,972 5,163 63,678 77,642 7,500 30 3,300 2,694 4,092 644,060
Water Quality Improvement Plans 42,632,103 957 230,657 109,037 1,057 7,598 156 5,011 164 2,463 8,042 2,983 16,751 20,046 260 28 53,862 3,265 42,923 5,164 64,791 77,638 7,475 30 3,312 2,694 4,092 670,456

Note that these totals may be lower than the Queensland totals due to incomplete coverage of Great Barrier Reef.

Wetland habitat code descriptions
INT01a Mangroves - Casuarina
INT01b Mangroves - other
INT02 Salt marsh and salt flats
LA14 Arid and semi-arid saline lake
LA15 Arid and semi-arid floodplain lake
LC06 Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain lake
LC07 Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain rock lake
LC08a Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain sand (window) lake
LC08b Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain sand (perched) lake
LC09 Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain soil lake
PA10 Arid and semi-arid saline swamp
PA11a Arid and semi-arid floodplain tree swamp
PA11c Arid and semi-arid floodplain grass, sedge and herb swamp
PA12a Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain tree swamp
PA12c Arid and semi-arid non-floodplain grass, sedge and herb swamp
PA12d Arid and semi-arid other non-floodplain swamp
PA13 Arid and semi-arid Great Artesian Basin fed spring swamp
PC02a Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree (Melaleuca and Eucalypt) swamp
PC02b Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain wet heath swamp
PC02c Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain grass, sedge, and herb swamp
PC02d Coastal and sub-coastal other non-floodplain swamp
PC04a Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree (Melaleuca and Eucalypt) swamp
PC04c Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, and herb swamp
PC04d Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain wet heath swamp
PC04e Coastal and sub-coastal other floodplain swamp
PC05 Coastal and sub-coastal tree (palm) swamp
XX99-P-A Unknown - Swamp - Arid and semi-arid
XX99-P-C Unknown - Swamp - Coastal and sub-coastal

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) Great Barrier Reef 2005 wetland habitat extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-habitat-2005/great-barrier-reef.html

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