Boundary Description and Mapping Guidelines (second edition)

Department of the Environment, 2014

Module 1 of the National Guidelines for Ramsar wetlands - Implementing the Ramsar Convention in Australia

Introduction

This document provides background information, options and extensive examples about describing boundaries, generating and managing spatial data and producing maps for Australian Ramsar sites. They are intended to provide guidance to managers of Ramsar wetlands and agencies that have a role in the preparation and approval of documentation for Ramsar wetlands.

This document replaces the Mapping Specifications for Australian Ramsar Wetlands (Version 1) Module 1 of the National Guidelines for Ramsar Wetlands - Implementing the Ramsar Convention in Australia.

The Wetlands and Aquatic Ecosystem Sub Group has prepared Australian National Guidelines for Ramsar Wetlands – Implementing the Ramsar Convention in Australia. These guidelines form part of the national guidelines. The guidelines were endorsed by the Interim National Water Reform Committee in 2014.

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