BDBSA Project Metadata Detail

Survey/Project Number: 467          Total No. of Sites: 148
Survey/Project Name: Prominent Hill (Oxiana) Survey by Ecological Horizons
Abstract: This survey collected baseline vegetation and fauna survey data prior to Prominent Hill mine production commencement. Allowed ground truthing of vegetation mapping. Vegetation data was collected at vegetation photopoints. Fauna trap lines at same vegetation sites localities. Survey was conducted 2005-2006. Data entry not complete.
 
Start Date: 01/01/2005      End Date: 18/10/2006
Survey Type: Vegetation and Vertebrates
   
Study Area Description: Prominent Hill, 80 km south of Coober Pedy and 40 km east of Mt. Eba, some 650 km north north west of Adelaide , about halfway between Roxby Downs and Coober Pedy. Exploration lease areas EL3162, 3056 & 3329.
Objectives
         Vegetation: Collect baseline vegetation survey data prior to Prominent Hill mine production commencement. Allow ground truthing of vegetation mapping
         Fauna: Fauna survey for mining company prior to production commencement
Methodology
         Vegetation: Standard Biological Survey DEH with Jessup transects and Braun - Blanquet cover abundance scores
         Fauna: Standard Biological Survey

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