Publications archive - Biodiversity
Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.
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Australia: State of the Environment Technical Paper Series
G.M. Clarke, S. Grosse, M. Matthews, P.C. Catling, B. Baker, C.L. Hewitt, D. Crowther & S.R. Saddlier
Department of the Environment and Heritage, September 2000
This report is also available in sections:
This report is one of several commissioned by the State of the Environment Reporting Unit. The indicators covered by this report are derived from selected recommendations on inland waters, land, and estuaries and the sea.
The indicators covered by this report are:
A total of 54 species (including 6 indigenous species) are included. For each species the following information has been provided:
Data has been sourced from both the published and grey literature and following consultation with relevant experts. All relevant data sources are provided. Following consultation with the SOE Reporting Unit and the Environmental Resources Information Network (ERIN) it was agreed that geographic coverage for species would be by IBRA (Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia) region for terrestrial species, IMCRA (Interim Marine and Coastal Regionalisation of Australia) region for marine species, and Australian Water Resources Commission Drainage Basins for freshwater species.