BDBSA Project Metadata Detail

Survey/Project Number: 286          Total No. of Sites: 0
Survey/Project Name: Aerial Survey of Middle Cooper Creek and Associated Wetlands (Feral species)
Abstract: An aerial survey of key river systems and associated floodouts and lakes in the far north east of South Australia was conducted in November as part of the Lake Eyre Basin Parkinsonia Project. The primary purpose of the survey was to map the distribution and abundance of Parkinsonia (Parkinsonia aculeata), however other pest plants such as Noogoora burr and animals such as pigs, donkeys and brumbies were also mapped when observed.
 
Start Date: 01/11/2001      End Date: 01/11/2011
Survey Type: Vegetation and Vertebrates
   
Study Area Description: *** No study area description recorded
Objectives
         Vegetation: Aerial survey counting of Parkinsonia with associated documentation of other pest plants and animals. Logging of locations taken from systematic GPS recordings along programmed flight transects
         Fauna: *** No fauna survey objectives recorded
Methodology
         Vegetation: *** No vegetation methodology recorded
         Fauna: *** No vertebrate methodology recorded

Data Distribution Rules: Public
Project Basis: Vegetation : Unclassified - pending reassessment.
Information Authority: Department for Environment and Heritage (BDBSA:Outback) - Regional Ecologist - Deserts