Temperate Highland Peat Swamps on Sandstone (THPSS) spatial distribution maps - VIS_IDs 4480 to 4485

Temperate Highland Peat Swamps on Sandstone (THPSS) vegetation maps. THPSS is a Threatened Ecological Community (TEC). Using a 25 m Digital Elevation Modal (DEM) coupled with orthorectified aerial photography, the THPSS of the Sydney Basin were mapped in ArcGIS. Only valley-bottom swamps were mapped. Hanging swamps or hillslope drapes were excluded. In ArcGIS, the physical attributes of the swamps were attributed and measured. This included swamp area, elevation above sea level, swamp slope, catchment area, swamp and catchment elongation ratio, swamp length and distance to coast. Further information on the enforceable undertaking and the terms of the THPSS Research Program can be found at Attribution to: Macquarie University, K Fryirs & G Hose 2016, THPSS mapping layer. 6 maps showing the spatial distribution of THPSS were produced for the following areas: Blue Mountains - VIS_ID 4480 Budderoo - VIS_ID 4481 Gosford - VIS_ID 4482 Newnes - VIS_ID 4483 Woronora - VIS_ID 4484 Penrose - VIS_ID 4485

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Language English
Alternative Title BlueMountains_THPSS_E_4480; Budderoo_THPSS_E_4481; Gosford_THPSS_E_4482; Newnes_THPSS_E_4483; Woronora_THPSS_E_4484; Penrose_THPSS_E_4485
Edition 1
Purpose Provides an essential physical (geomorphological) template atop which a range of other biophysical information on swamp structure, function and condition can be collated and interpreted.
Frequency of change Unknown
Keywords BOUNDARIES-Biophysical,ECOLOGY-Landscape,FLORA-Native,WATER-Wetlands,VEGETATION
Metadata Date 2016-04-12
Date of Asset Creation 2016-12-05
Date of Asset Publication 2016-12-15
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
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Record 1
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Geospatial Topic Biota
NSW Place Name Blue Mountains, Budderoo, Gosford, Newnes, Penrose, Woronora

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Temporal Coverage From 2016-05-12
Datum GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)
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