Abstract

Shows the vegetation of Australia in the mid-1980s. Areas over 30,000 hectares are shown, plus small areas of significant vegetation such as rainforests and croplands. Attribute information includes: growth form of tallest and lower stratum, foliage cover of tallest stratum and dominant floristic types. Data are captured from 1:5 million source material, suitable for GIS applications. The source map is also available for purchase. Product Specifications: Coverage: Australia Currency: Compiled mid-1980s Coordinates: Geographical Datum: AGD66 Projection: Simple Conic on two standard parallels 18S and 36S (printed map only) Format: ArcInfo Export, ArcView Shapefile and MapInfo mid/mif (data only) Medium: Printed map - Paper (flat and folded); Free online and CD-ROM (fee applies) Forward Program: Under review.
Google map showing geographic bounding box with values North bound -9.0 East bound 154.0 West bound 112.0 South bound -44.0

Product Type/Sub Type

dataset

Constraints

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence

IP Owner

Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

Date (publication)

2003-01-01T00:00:00

Product Type

dataset

Topic Category

geoscientificInformation

GA Catalogue Number

42357 Product http://www.ga.gov.au/metadata-gateway/metadata/record/42357/

Keywords

GIS Dataset
Thematic
GIS
mapping
vegetation
environmental
National dataset
dataset
AU
Earth Sciences

Resource Language

English

Resource Character Set

utf8

Resource Security Classification

unclassified

Geographic Extent

North bound
-9.0
East bound
154.0
West bound
112.0
South bound
-44.0

Lineage

Captured from Geoscience Australia's 'Present Vegetation' 1:5 million scale map.

Digital Transfer Options

onLine

Distributor

Role
distributor
Organisation Name
Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address

Source Description

Source data not available.

Metadata File Identifier

a05f7892-dba5-7506-e044-00144fdd4fa6

Metadata Standard Name

ANZLIC Metadata Profile: An Australian/New Zealand Profile of AS/NZS ISO 19115:2005, Geographic information - Metadata

Metadata Standard Version

1.1

METADATA SECURITY CLASSIFICATION

unclassified

Metadata Contact

Role
pointOfContact
Organisation Name
Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address