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Water resource planning area 2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentages

Definition of water resource planning area

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

2017/pre-clear wetland extent percentage by water resource planning area 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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Water resource planning area Wetland extent percentage 2017/pre-clear by system Total percentage
estuarine lacustrine palustrine riverine
All 98.6% 99.7% 97.0% 93.5% 96.3%
Baffle Creek Basin 99.6% 100.0% 79.2% 88.7% 89.0%
Barron 70.3% 100.0% 34.6% 81.7% 75.8%
Border Rivers and Moonie - 99.8% 29.3% 70.8% 66.4%
Boyne River Basin 64.5% - 25.1% 91.8% 80.9%
Burdekin Basin 86.3% 99.8% 91.0% 92.2% 91.7%
Burnett Basin 88.3% - 54.9% 59.8% 60.6%
Calliope River Basin 88.1% - 11.2% 92.0% 87.5%
Cape York 99.9% 99.2% 99.1% 99.9% 99.4%
Condamine and Balonne - 19.5% 42.6% 67.2% 64.7%
Cooper Creek - 100.0% 99.7% 97.4% 99.1%
Fitzroy Basin 85.1% 87.8% 43.9% 81.5% 77.2%
Georgina and Diamantina - 100.0% 100.0% 99.8% 100.0%
Gold Coast 71.5% - 12.2% 35.8% 27.7%
Great Artesian Basin and Other Regional Aquifers 100.0% 99.7% 99.0% 96.0% 98.3%
Gulf 100.0% 99.4% 99.5% 99.1% 99.4%
Logan Basin 77.1% - 32.0% 55.5% 46.2%
Mary Basin 95.8% 100.0% 61.4% 58.9% 64.0%
Mitchell 100.0% 134.2% 99.6% 99.6% 99.7%
Moreton 71.6% - 31.4% 56.2% 46.9%
Pioneer Valley 87.4% - 18.2% 76.9% 63.8%
Warrego, Paroo, Bulloo and Nebine - 100.0% 97.8% 84.5% 96.0%
Wet Tropics 92.3% 99.2% 51.4% 70.8% 67.6%
Whitsunday 97.8% - 81.6% 101.2% 93.8%

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Water resource planning area 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/water-resource-planning-area.html

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