NSW Marine Habitats 2002

An environmental classification developed in conjunction with the NSW Marine Parks Authority Research Committee. The purpose of the mapping was for use in assessments to identify potential locations for marine protected areas in NSW. For more information see: Breen D.A. and R.P. Avery. (2002). Broad-scale biodiversity assessment of the Manning Shelf marine bioregion. Draft final report for the NSW Marine Parks Authority. Copies of the report may be borrowed from the library: Environment Australia, GPO Box 787, Canberra ACT 2601 Australia This coverage is intended for used in regional level marine conservation assessment. It was prepared using very low cost techniques (ie. unrectified API) and should not be relied upon for navigation purposes. THIS DATA IS NOT SUITABLE FOR NAVIGATION PURPOSES. This represents an historic dataset providing transparency on the 2002 marine park systematic planning process. This product is one of three related datasets used in the assessment process: "NSW Ocean Ecosystems 2002", "NSW Estuarine Ecosystems 2002" & "NSW Marine Habitats 2002"

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Data Type Vector
Metadata Date 30/05/2002
Date Created 30/05/2002
Date Revised 30/05/2002
Date Published 11/12/2012
Edition 1
Purpose Strategic spatial assessment - marine
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Update Frequency Frequency of maintenance is not known

Dataset extent

Equivalent Scale 25000
Geospatial Topic Oceans
Language English
Temporal Coverage From 30/05/2002
Datum GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)
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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 2012"