BDBSA Project Metadata Detail

Survey/Project Number: 753          Total No. of Sites: 68
Survey/Project Name: Ground Cover Monitoring for Australia (SA component)
Abstract: South Australian component of project collecting fractional ground cover data using SLATS (Statewide Landcover and Tree Study) methodology. The data is then analysed and related to MODIS imagery, captured within one month of the field data collection. Survey started in 2011 and is ongoing.
 
Start Date: 05/05/2011      End Date: 01/01/2020
Survey Type: Vegetation Only
   
Study Area Description: Whole of SA
Objectives
         Vegetation: *** No vegetation survey objectives recorded
         Fauna: *** No fauna survey objectives recorded
Methodology
         Vegetation: SLATS methodology of 3 x 100m transects, collecting data on intercet points at every metre. The full methodology can be found in "Handbook for Fractional Ground Cover Field Observation", Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, M. Schmidt & J. Muir.
         Fauna: *** No vertebrate methodology recorded

Data Distribution Rules: Public
Project Basis: Vegetation : Monitoring - Vegetation/Ecosystem (ie species records - usually re-visited for ongoing monitoring) NOTE:NON Std Svy methodology may have been used.
Information Authority: Department for Environment and Heritage (BDBSA:Adelaide)