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Queensland Wetland Classification Database (QWCD)

The Queensland Wetland Classification Database (QWCD) supports the Queensland Wetland Mapping Method and Queensland Wetland Classification Scheme. This database contains information on attribute themes, attributes, level, categories, category tiers, qualifiers, and their descriptions for all classification sub-schemes applied in Queensland Wetland Data. In addition, the QWCD contains information on the naming of fields and values used in Queensland Wetland Data, as well as the data sources used to populate each attribute.

QWCD data tree design example. Image by Queensland Government

Quick facts

There are more than
65 attributes in the QWCD that are used for classifying wetlands in Queensland

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Last updated: 11 October 2023

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2023) Queensland Wetland Classification Database (QWCD), WetlandInfo website, accessed 25 June 2024. Available at:

Queensland Government
WetlandInfo   —   Department of Environment, Science and Innovation