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Catchment stories

To effectively manage a catchment it is important to have a collective understanding of how the catchment works. Map journals and videos provide a mechanism for integrating spatial information, photographs and animations with an informative narrative to demonstrate the features of the catchment.

The information in the ‘catchment stories’ was compiled with experts using the ‘walking the landscape’ process, where experts systematically worked through a catchment in a facilitated workshop, to incorporate diverse knowledge on the landscape.

The stories describe the location, extent and values of the catchments as well as demonstrate the key features which influence water flow, including geology, topography, rainfall and run-off, natural features, human modifications and land uses.

The Pumicestone catchment animation was developed using the Walking the Landscape process but was presented in a video format and also provides a picture of water movement within the catchment.

 

Please note that map journal performance may vary depending on your hardware. Please take time to allow information to download and display. Thank you for your patience.

 

Terrain (Wet Tropics) Natural Resource Management Group

Terrain has also developed catchment profiles.

Additional information

Catchment transcripts


Last updated: 25 July 2017

This page should be cited as:

Catchment stories, WetlandInfo 2015, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 12 September 2017, <https://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/processes-systems/water/catchment-stories/>.

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