Hornsby Local Government Area Threatened Ecological Communities, 2008. VIS_ID 4470

Updated mapping of Threatened Ecological Communities (TECs). The native vegetation communities of Hornsby Shire were originally identified and mapped in 1990-1993. The present study updates the classification and mapping of 30 communities, with the updated mapping provided in digital form for inclusion in the council's GIS. The survey area included all of the Hornsby LGA, from Eastwood to Brooklyn to Wisemans Ferry, excluding Marramarra NP, Muogamarra NR, Long Island NR, and Ku-ring-gai Chase NP east of the Sydney-Newcastle Freeway.

In the initial study, the classification of the plant communities was based on the floristic composition of the tallest vegetation layer (usually the tree species composition). The assessment was subjective but based on species data from a total of 404 sample sites. An additional 209 sites were examined for the updated study. The classification has been refined to include 8 EECs, two rainforest communities (instead of one in the original classification), and recognition of the distinctive vegetation of Dangar Island as a separate community. VIS_ID 4470

Please note the related datasets: 1. Hornsby Local Government Area Vegetation Communities, 2008. VIS_ID 4471 2. Hornsby Local Government Area Remnant Trees, 2008. VIS_ID 4472

Data and Resources

Metadata Summary What is metadata?

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Alternative Title HornsbyLGA_TEC_E_4470
Metadata Date 28/09/2016
Date Created 29/09/2016
Edition 1
Purpose Map TECs in Hornsby LGA
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Update Frequency Frequency of maintenance is not known
Keywords Flora,Threatened Ecological Communities,environment,VEGETATION,Vegetation Map
Geospatial Topic Environment,Biodiversity
Language English
NSW Place Name Hornsby LGA
Temporal Coverage From 01/01/2006 - 30/09/2008
Datum GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)
Landing page https://datasets.seed.nsw.gov.au/dataset/hornsby-local-government-area-threatened-ecological-communities-2008-vis_id-4470
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Attribution Hornsby Shire Council asserts the right to be attributed as author of the original material in the following manner: "© Hornsby Shire Council 2016"

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