Potential Groundwater Dependent Ecosystem (GDE) - Species Tolerance Grid

Potential Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (GDE) are ecosystems identified within the landscape as likely to be at least partly dependent on groundwater.

In 2011-2012 a species tolerance model was developed by Arthur Rylah Institute, collaborating with DPI, to provide a relative measure of sensitivity of those ecosystems to changes in groundwater availability and quality. The output was a species tolerance grid for Victoria.

Each GDE map unit has been assigned a species tolerance value based on the median of it's contributing grid cells.

Refer to the Potential Terrestrial Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems metadata record for each CMA for a full acount of the data product.

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    Potential Groundwater Dependent Ecosystem (GDE) - Species Tolerance Grid

Additional Information

Field Value
Published (Metadata record) 11/05/2016
Last updated 06/04/2020
Organisation Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Data temporal coverage: 01/06/2012 to 01/06/2012
Full metadata URL http://services.land.vic.gov.au/catalogue/metadata?anzlicId=ANZVI0803005171&publicId=guest&extractionProviderId=3