BDBSA Project Metadata Detail

Survey/Project Number: 126          Total No. of Sites: 77
Survey/Project Name: Althorpe and Neptune Islands
Abstract: This project aims to conduct a biological survey to record the vegetation on Althorpe Island and South Neptune Island, off the coast of South Australia. All selected sites were chosen to represent the different vegetation communities of the islands.
 
Start Date: 07/07/2000      End Date: 13/11/2001
Survey Type: Vegetation and Vertebrates
   
Study Area Description: Exclusively on Althorpe and South Neptune Island Boundary to include Althorpe and South Neptune Islands. Bound by coast. 6227-02 - Althorpe 1:50 000 mapsheet and 6127-04 Neptune 1:50000 mapsheet.
Objectives
         Vegetation: To record the vegetation on Althorpe and South Neptune Islands.
         Fauna: *** No fauna survey objectives recorded
Methodology
         Vegetation: Complete list of plant species per 30X30 meter quadrat using Braun / Blanquet cover abundance scores. Vouchered specimen collected for each new species for the state herbarium.
         Fauna: *** No vertebrate methodology recorded

Data Distribution Rules: Public
Project Basis: Vegetation : Biological Survey of South Australia - Standard Survey methodology used.
Information Authority: Department for Environment and Heritage (BDBSA:S&C Div) - Biological Survey and Monitoring