Australia State of the Environment Report 2001 (Theme Report)
Prepared by: Dr Jann Williams, RMIT University, Authors
Published by CSIRO on behalf of the Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2001
ISBN 0 643 06749 3
- Figure 3 - Major vegetation types in Australia in 1988.
- Figure 4 - Australian terrestrial and marine regions derived from IBRA (version 5) and IMCRA, respectively.
- Figure 5 - Human population density in Australia in 1997 showing the concentration of Australians in coastal, urban areas.
- Figure 6 - Projected change in human population density by IBRA region, between 1997 and 2006. The main increases are expected in the coastal regions of southern and eastern Australia.
- Figure 7 - Extent of land disturbance in Australia.
- Figure 8 - The River Disturbance Index.
- Figure 9 - Salinity and water quality in Australia showing the major areas of concern.
- Figure 10 - Area of native vegetation cleared within the ILZ of Queensland between 1997 and 1999 by subregion.
- Figure 12 - Percentage of native vegetation in land tenures associated with conservative land use practices (indicative map only).
- Figure 13 - Current extent of native vegetation by bioregion (IBRA).
- Figure 14 - Periurban clearing between 1988 and 1997 near Jandakot airfield, WA.
- Figure 15 - Mapping of the degree of native vegetation fragmentation. Indicative map only.
- Figure 16 - Salinity risk to remnant vegetation in south-west Western Australia.
- Figure 17 - Distribution of all water points named on the 1:250 000 and 1:100 000 topographic maps covering mainland Australia.
- Figure 18 - Proportion of IBRA regions >9 km from a watering point.
- Figure 19 - Conservation status of Interim Biogeographic Representation for Australia (IBRA) in 2000 showing the percentage area reserved in each region.
- Figure 20 - Day trip access and range of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area.
- Figure 21 - Types of marine plants authorised for disturbance in Queensland marine bioregions in 1996.
- Figure 22 - Mangrove plant richness around the Australian coastline showing many more species in the wet tropics compared with temperate Australia.
- Figure 28 - Fire-affected areas recorded for Australia between April 1998 to March 2000 derived from NOAA satellite imagery.
- Figure 29 - Fire hotspots recorded for Australia between April 1998 and March 2000 derived from NOAA satellite imagery.
- Figure 30 - Changes in the distribution of the Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor), under various scenarios of climate change
- Figure 35 - National Pollutant Inventory (NPI) reporting facilities.
- Figure 36 - Number of terrestrial non-indigenous vertebrate and invertebrate pest species per IBRA region based on a list of around 30 species considered to have a major impact in Australia (Table 39).
- Figure 37 - Number of freshwater pest species per drainage basin including the endemic Yabbie (Cherax destructor).
- Figure 38 - Number of marine pest species per IMCRA region including the endemic Crown-of-thorns Starfish (Acanthaster planci).
- Figure 39 - Distribution and spread of Cane Toads (Bufo marinus) from 1935 to 2001.
- Figure 40 - Current and potential distribution of Alligator Weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides), a weed of national significance.
- Figure 41 - Current and potential distribution of Parkinsonia (Parkinsonia aculeata), a weed of national significance.
- Figure 44 - Number of nationally rare and threatened species in 2000 per IBRA region.
- Figure 45 - Number of nationally rare and threatened species in 2000 per IMCRA region.
- Figure 46 - Distribution of nesting turtles, for all six species occurring within Australian waters.
- Figure 50 - A map of the distribution of 87 595 bird surveys observed at 12 200 unique locations during the Field Atlas (1977-81).
- Figure 51 - Distribution of the Australian Bustard (Ardeotis australis), during the Field Atlas (1977-1981) and the New Atlas (1998-2000) showing a decrease in range.
- Figure 52 - Distribution, migration and recognised aggregation areas of the Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae).
- Figure 53 - Distribution, migration and recognised aggregation areas of the Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis).
- Figure 56 - Distribution of long-term ecological research and monitoring sites across Australia.