Citation

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Geoscience Australia, 2013. Great Artesian Basin and Laura Basin groundwater recharge areas. Scale 1:6000000. Geoscience Australia, Canberra.

Abstract

Areas of groundwater intake beds for the Great Artesian Basin, including regionally variable local recharge in some places. Data is available as polygons in Shapefile format. This GIS data set was produced for the Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Assessment and used in: Figures 2.2 and 5.29 of Ransley TR and Smerdon BD (eds) (2012) Hydrostratigraphy, hydrogeology and system conceptualisation of the Great Artesian Basin. A technical report to the Australian Government from the CSIRO Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Assessment. CSIRO Water for a Healthy Country Flagship, Australia. Figure 1.4 in Smerdon BD, Ransley TR, Radke BM and Kellett JR (2012) Water resource assessment for the Great Artesian Basin. A report to the Australian Government from the CSIRO Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Assessment. CSIRO Water for a Healthy Country Flagship, Australia. This dataset and associated metadata can be obtained from www.ga.gov.au, using catalogue number 75842.
Google map showing geographic bounding box with values North bound -11.177 East bound 151.796 West bound 131.908 South bound -32.498
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Product Type/Sub Type

dataset - GIS Dataset

Constraints

license
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence

IP Owner

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

Author(s)

Date (publication)

2013

Product Type

dataset

Topic Category

geoscientificInformation

Keywords

GIS Dataset
boundaries
groundwater
Hydrogeology

Resource Language

English

Resource Character Set

utf8

Resource Security Classification

unclassified

Geographic Extent

North bound
-11.177
East bound
151.796
West bound
131.908
South bound
-32.498

Lineage

Polygons were extracted from the following sources: 1. Habermehl, M. A. and J. E. Lau (1997). Hydrogeology of the Great Artesian Basin Australia (Map at scale 1:2,500,000). Canberra, Australian Geological Survey Organisation. [Available from http://www.ga.gov.au catalogue number 72665] 2. Mesozoic Geology of the Carpentaria and Laura Basins, Geoscience Australia dataset, 2012. 3. Surface Geology of Australia 1:1 million scale dataset 2010 edition. Geoscience Australia

Digital Transfer Options

onLine

DISTRIBUTION Format

shp

Distributor

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

Metadata File Identifier

d9838342-57db-09d4-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 Date Stamp

2014-02-14

METADATA SECURITY CLASSIFICATION

unclassified

Metadata Contact

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