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IBRA bioregion 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages

Definition of IBRA bioregion

based on a comparison of 2017 metadata and pre-clear metadata regional ecosystem mapping

2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentage by IBRA bioregion metadata
Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation (e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).
Areas exclude artificial and highly modified wetlands.
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IBRA bioregion Wetland extent percentage 2017/pre-clear by system Total percentage
estuarine lacustrine palustrine riverine
All 96.0% 99.7% 95.5% 91.8% 94.6%
Brigalow Belt North (BBN) 86.4% 76.7% 83.7% 80.7% 83.2%
Brigalow Belt South (BBS) 84.9% 88.7% 38.0% 74.6% 72.3%
Cape York Peninsula (CYP) 99.9% 99.2% 99.2% 99.8% 99.5%
Central Mackay Coast (CMC) 96.7% - 74.6% 83.2% 88.7%
Channel Country (CHC) - 100.0% 100.0% 99.7% 99.9%
Coral Sea (COS) - - - - -
Darling Riverine Plains (DRP) - 8.1% 48.8% 101.9% 90.1%
Desert Uplands (DEU) - 100.0% 93.2% 93.3% 94.0%
Einasleigh Uplands (EIU) - 99.6% 96.8% 98.5% 98.2%
Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU) - - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Gulf Plains (GUP) 100.0% 99.1% 99.6% 99.2% 99.6%
Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD) - 100.0% 99.8% 98.3% 98.7%
Mount Isa Inlier (MII) - - 100.0% 99.2% 99.2%
Mulga Lands (MUL) - 100.0% 94.9% 88.0% 94.0%
Nandewar (NAN) - - - 34.7% 34.7%
New England Tablelands (NET) - - 83.4% 48.1% 49.5%
Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD) - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
South Eastern Queensland (SEQ) 88.4% 99.8% 55.5% 63.1% 63.7%
Wet Tropics (WET) 93.3% 103.1% 46.5% 61.7% 66.2%

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) IBRA bioregion 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages, WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 May 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-pre-clear-percent/ibra-bioregion.html

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