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Great Barrier Reef 2013 wetland habitat extents

Definition of Great Barrier Reef

based on wetland mapping version 6.0 metadata

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2013 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 2,896 704,792 322,290 210 3,172 22,833 469 17,103 750 493 7,283 23,458 8,934 50,369 59,405 779 83 165,122 9,867 137,558 15,509 193,057 233,591 22,422 99 9,954 8,069 12,378 2,032,942
Great Barrier Reef catchments, reef and islands 51,245,150 1,004 259,221 113,479 206 1,057 7,611 156 7,082 750 164 2,428 7,940 2,978 16,854 19,928 260 28 58,379 3,361 51,617 5,170 64,830 78,264 7,475 33 3,322 2,690 4,126 720,413
Paddock to Reef (P2R) report cards 42,291,163 935 214,886 100,180 3 1,057 7,611 156 5,011 164 2,428 7,613 2,978 16,766 19,431 260 28 53,284 3,253 42,995 5,169 63,557 77,666 7,486 33 3,310 2,690 4,126 643,074
Water Quality Improvement Plans 42,632,103 957 230,685 108,631 1,057 7,611 156 5,011 164 2,428 7,905 2,978 16,748 20,046 260 28 53,459 3,253 42,946 5,170 64,670 77,661 7,461 33 3,322 2,690 4,126 669,456

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 2013 wetland habitat extents, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-habitat-2013/great-barrier-reef.html

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