Description: Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia 6
Short Name: ibra_merged
Metadata contact organization: DSEWPaC
Organisation role: custodian
Metadata date: 2010-07
Reference date: 2005
Resource constraints:
Licence notes: keep record of derivative products
Type: Contextual (polygonal)
Classification: Biodiversity ⇒ Region
Units: region
Data language: eng
Scope:
Notes: The map of Australias 85 bioregions is derived from the work of state and territory agencies who map vegetation communities and land systems. The fundamental bioregional map is further refined to map Australias 403 subregions. By combining the IBRA region with information on protected areas, the level of protection of Australias various landscapes can be measured.
Keywords: bioregion, ecoregion, system
More information: http://www.environment.gov.au/parks/nrs/science/bioregion-framework/ibra/index.html
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