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Compilation map: Biometric vegetation types of the Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla and Bega Valley local government areas. Version 2.1. VIS_ID 3900

This project collated several vegetation maps (eg; SCIVI VIS_ID 2230) in consultation with end users to produce a composite Biometric vegetation type map for the Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla and Bega Valley local government areas. These vegetation types are used in the NSW Government's assessment tools such as the Property Vegetation Plan (PVP) Developer and the Biobanking vegetation types database.

The project study area is highly vegetated, and encompasses the Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla and Bega Valley LGAs, covering an area of 1,441,942 hectares. Additionally, the Jervis Bay portion of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is included.

This project classified 1,189,363 ha of native vegetation (80.5% of the project study area), including 132 Biometric vegetation types within 11 NSW Formations and 39 NSW Classes. Within these, a total of 22 EECs are represented.

Mapping was undertaken by Office of Environment and Heritage (Regional Operations Division) in close consultation with National Parks and Wildlife, Southern Rivers Catchment Management Authority, and Shoalhaven City Council , Bega Valley Shire Councils and Eurobodalla Shire Councils.

Version 2, with amendments based on field verification and external review.

Version 2.1 is a minor update. Deletion of one attribute field, Cleared_ , and addition of three attribute fields, PCTID, PCTName and PCTPercentCleared, to align with the Bionet Vegetation Map Data Standard, version 1.0 (https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/research-and-publications/publications-search/bionet-vegetation-map-data-standard-version-1). PCTID populated using Biometric Id / PCT Id relationship defined in the archived over-cleared vegetation types data sheet (https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/projects/biometric-dataset.htm) . PCTName populated from Bionet Vegetation Classification database (https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/research/Visclassification.htm). PCTPercentCleared is populated from PCTPercentCleared in Bionet Vegetation Classification Web Service at 20.10.2018 (https://data.bionet.nsw.gov.au/). .

Reference: OEH (2013) Compilation map: Biometric vegetation types and endangered ecological communities of the Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla & Bega Valley local government areas. A living map. Version 2.0. Technical Report. NSW Office of Environment & Heritage, Queanbeyan.

VIS_ID 3900

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Field Value
Metadata template type Vector
Asset Type Asset
Language English
Alternative Title Shoalhaven_Biometric_v2_1_E_3900
Edition 2.1
Purpose To produce a vegetation map to the Biometric vegetation type classification to assist the Shoalhaven City Council, Eurobodalla Shire Council, Bega Valley Shire Council, the Southern Rivers CMA and OEH regulatory groups in making a range of decisions related to these legislation.
Frequency of change As needed
Keywords VEGETATION,FLORA
Metadata Date 2015-08-13
Date of Asset Creation 2015-08-13
Date of Asset Publication 2013-06-19
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Equivalent Scale 100000
Geospatial Topic Biota
Extent

Dataset extent

Temporal Coverage From 2000-01-01 - 2010-01-06
Datum GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)
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Attribution Department of Planning and Environment asserts the right to be attributed as author of the original material in the following manner: "© State Government of NSW and Department of Planning and Environment 2013"