xviii, 332 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 30 cm
National Land and Water Resources Audit -- Summary -- Preface -- Australian native vegetation assessment 2001 -- In partnership -- Native vegetation management and the Audit -- Australian vegetaion information framework: the need --National Vegetation Information System -- Australia's native vegetation: type, extent and change -- Major vegetation groups -- Pre-European vegetation in Australia -- Native vegetation in Australia -- Cleared native vegetation: what and where? -- Major vegetation groups and their status in each State and Territory -- Fragmentation of Australia's native vegetation: applications -- Nature conservation in Australia -- Guidelines for the interpretation of vegetation mapping products -- Knowledge, data and information gaps -- Ways forward -- Meetin Audit objectives -- Appendices -- Glossary -- References
"This report details major advances made by the Audit and its partners to implement an information system for Australia's vegetation. This system has required the development and agreement to guidelines, data protocols, access arrangements and procedures to compile and keep up to date consistent data about Australia's vegetation"--report summary
"National Land & Water Resources Audit: a program of the Natural Heritage Trust"
"November 2001"--Verso of t.p
"The report details major advances made by the Audit and its partners to implement an information system for Australia's vegetation ... The report demonstrates some of the applications of the National Vegetation Information System. These include providing information for setting priorities for nature conservation, catchment management initiatives and regional vegetation management planning."--p. [iii]