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Abbot Point - Caley Valley DIWA nationally important wetland

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Based on wetland mapping version 4.0

Abbot Point - Caley Valley DIWA nationally important wetland wetland area by system 2013
System Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 36.9 100.0% 71.6%
Artificial and highly modified 0.1 0.3% 0.2%
Estuarine 16.1 43.8% 31.4%
Lacustrine 0.1 0.3% 0.2%
Palustrine 20.4 55.3% 39.6%
Riverine 0.1 0.3% 0.2%

There are approximately 6 lacustrine/palustrine wetlands in this region.

Abbot Point - Caley Valley DIWA nationally important wetland wetland area by habitat 2013
Habitat Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 36.9 100.0% 71.6%
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 6.7 18.1% 12.9%
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 9.5 25.7% 18.4%
Coastal and sub-coastal saline swamp 1.2 3.3% 2.4%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain grass sedge and herb swamp 0.1 0.1% 0.1%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 19.1 51.9% 37.2%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain lake 0.1 0.3% 0.2%
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 0.1 0.3% 0.2%
Riverine 0.1 0.3% 0.2%

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

Areas are approximate and calculated using the GDA94 / Australian Albers projection.

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.

Wetland extent changes

Abbot Point - Caley Valley DIWA nationally important wetland wetland extent change by system
System 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
2013/pre-clear
percentage
Total 36.9 36.9 36.9 36.9 99.1%
Artificial and highly modified 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 n/a
Estuarine 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.1 99.8%
Lacustrine 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 n/a
Palustrine 20.4 20.4 20.4 20.4 98.3%
Riverine 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 60.7%
Abbot Point - Caley Valley DIWA nationally important wetland wetland extent change by habitat
Habitat 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
Total 36.9 36.9 36.9 36.9
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5
Coastal and sub-coastal saline swamp 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain grass sedge and herb swamp 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain grass, sedge, herb swamp 19.1 19.1 19.1 19.1
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain lake 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Artificial and highly modified wetlands (dams, ring tanks, irrigation channels) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Riverine 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

Areas are approximate and calculated using the GDA94 / Australian Albers projection.

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.

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This page should be cited as:

Abbot Point - Caley Valley DIWA nationally important wetland — facts and maps, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 7 April 2016, <http://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/diwa-wetland-abbot-point-caley-valley/>.

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