Wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain
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Published by Water Authority of Western Australia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Australia,
  • Swan Coastal Plain (W.A.),
  • Wetlands

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7887859M
ISBN 100730937445
ISBN 109780730937449

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Get this from a library! A study of the wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain: being a pilot study of the wetlands of Western Australia, with particular reference to their use by waterfowl. [T L Riggert; Western Australia. Department of Fisheries and Fauna.]. For the last four years the poet has walked the wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain – and she has walked the paths and streets where the wetlands once were. Chinna writes with great poignancy and beauty of our inability to return, and the ways in which we can use the dual practice of writing and walking to reclaim what we have lost. Wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain. [Leederville, W.A.]: Water Authority of Western Australia. MLA Citation. Townley, Lloyd Richard. and Balla, S. A. and Davis, J. A. and Water Authority of Western Australia. Wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain Water Authority of Western Australia [Leederville, W.A.] Australian/Harvard Citation. Shop for Books on Google Play. Browse the world's largest eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader. Go to Google Play Now» A Guide to Wetland Management on the Swan Coastal Plain. Norm Godfrey, Sir Philip Jennings-Clerke, Owen Nichols. Wetlands Conservation Society, - Wetland conservation - pages. 0.

Swan Coastal Plain Volume 2A: Wetland Mapping, Classification and Evaluation (Hill et al. a) and Evaluation of Wetlands on the Southern Swan Coastal Plain (V & C Semeniuk Research Group ). This methodology has been developed by integrating the previous evaluation systems, to form a single. 1 Background The Revised Draft Environmental Protection (Swan Coastal Plain Wetlands) Policy (hereafter referred to as the Policy) seeks to protect wetlands of high ecological value on the Swan Coastal Plain. The Policy establishes the purposes of the Policy, the Policy area and a Wetlands . Source: Wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain Volume 2B: Wetland mapping Classification and Evaluation (Hill et al ). Source: Wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain Volume 2A: Wetland mapping Classification and Evaluation, Main Report (Hill et al ). Booragoon Lake, Bird Lookout. Photo: M. .   The Geomorphic Wetlands Swan Coastal Plain dataset displays the location, boundary, wetland typeand management category of wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain (map KB —does not meet accessibility criteria). Wetlands are mapped at a scale of , Parks and Wildlife is the custodian of this dataset.

wetlands have been drained. Those that remain support a large population of wildlife including many migratory waterbirds which congregate on the Coastal Plain at the end of summer. Because of its pleasant climate and abundant natural resources the Swan Coastal Plain is also the most heavily-settled part of the State. The Geomorphic Wetlands dataset describes the wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain representing two main aspects, physical classification and environmental evaluation. The data set is updated quarterly. If information regarding this data is required please contact DBCA: Principal Coordinator Wetlands: Formally Geomorphic Wetlands, Swan Coastal Plain (DPAW). Swan Coastal Plain (SCP) Overview. The SCP is a combination of sand and sediment that has been washed down from the Darling Scarp or deposited from the ocean, primarily the latter. The Plain in its entirety extends from near Geraldton in the north to Dunsborough in the south. In the near Perth Region, the Swan Coastal Plain’s. Many wetlands (estimated to be about 70%) have been lost in the coastal plain region of southwestern Australia since British settlement (in ), primarily as a result of infilling or drainage to create land for agricultural use or urban development. While further loss is almost universally acknowledged as undesirable, wetland degradation continues with little overt public recognition of the.