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Ramsar internationally important wetland 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages

Definition of Ramsar internationally important wetland

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

2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentage by Ramsar internationally important wetland 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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Ramsar wetland Wetland extent percentage 2017/pre-clear by system Total percentage
estuarine lacustrine palustrine riverine
All 99.3% 100.0% 99.7% 99.8% 99.5%
Bowling Green Bay 98.7% - 134.1% 99.0% 99.1%
Currawinya Lakes - 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Great Sandy Strait 99.8% - 98.0% - 99.5%
Moreton Bay 98.9% 100.0% 98.3% 62.2% 98.7%
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area 100.0% - 100.0% 99.9% 100.0%

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Ramsar internationally important wetland 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages, WetlandInfo website, accessed 24 September 2020. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/statistics/wetland-pre-clear-percent/ramsar-wetland.html

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