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Land management within capability monitoring MER 2008: final result map

This ESRI shapefile with attribute table comprises final results for the Land Management within Capability (LMwC) theme from the 2008-2009 NSW Monitoring Evaluation and Reporting program. The LMwC evaluation system provides an indication the extent to which land is being managed within its capability by comparing the land & soil capability (LSC) ratings for each site with a measure of the potential impact of land management actions. It considers eight different land management hazards including sheet erosion, gully erosion, wind erosion, acidification, organic carbon decline, structural decline, salinity/waterlogging and acid sulfate soils. The shapefile gives results for 95 Soil Monitoring Units (SMUs) including (i) the overall LMwC index, (ii) the worst rated hazard and its index, and (iii) the worst rated hazard which is rated poor or worse and therefore of concern. Full results are presented and discussed in the Technical Report: OEH (2014), Soil condition and land management in NSW: final results from the 2008-09 monitoring evaluation and reporting program, http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/research-and-publications/publications-search/soil-condition-and-land-management-in-new-south-wales

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  • Data Quality StatementPDF

    DQS - Land management within capability monitoring MER 2008: final result map

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Metadata Summary What is metadata?

Field Value
Data Type Vector
Metadata Date 20/07/2016
Date Created 30/06/2012
Date Revised 07/08/2015
Date Published 20/07/2016
Edition Version 2 (2012)
Purpose For use by State government and regional catchment bodies for improved soil and land management.
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Update Frequency There are no plans to update the data
Keywords land,soil,LAND-Use,AGRICULTURE
Field of Research Land Capability and Soil Degradation,soil science,Agricultural Land Management,Environmental Monitoring
Geospatial Topic Environment
Language English
Temporal Coverage From 01/04/2008 - 01/07/2009
Datum GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)
Landing page https://datasets.seed.nsw.gov.au/dataset/land-management-within-capability-final-nsw-2008-mer-results
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Attribution Department of Planning, Industry 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, Industry and Environment 2016"