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2016 SoE Land Percentage of total deforestation in each decade by land use as of 2005-06 and land tenure as of 1993

Data showing deforestation trends between 1972 and 2014 by (a) land use (as of 2005-06) and (b) land tenure (as of 1993).

The analysed data has been provided by Megan Evans (University of Queensland). Data inputs included in this analysis include: the Australian National Greenhouse Accounts: Australian Land use, land use changes and forestry emissions projections to 2030, Australian Government (2013); Land use of Australia, version 4, 2005/2006. ABARES, Dept of Agriculture; & Australian land tenure 1993, Geoscience Australia.

For more background information see: Evans, M.C. (2016) 'Deforestation in Australia: drivers, trends and policy responses' in Pacific Conservation Biology, 2016, 22, 130-150 (http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/PC15052.htm)

This data has been used by the Department of Environment and Energy to produce graph at Figure LAN28 in the Land theme of the Australia State of the Environment 2016, available at https://soe.environment.gov.au/theme/land/topic/2016/vegetation-0#land-figure-LAN28a

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Title 2016 SoE Land Percentage of total deforestation in each decade by land use as of 2005-06 and land tenure as of 1993
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Data Status active
Update Frequency never
Landing Page http://data.gov.au/dataset/63f19b74-f79c-48e3-836b-35bc46e80f73
Date Published 2016-08-24
Date Updated 2017-06-15
Contact Point
State of the Environment
http://www.environment.gov.au/
Temporal Coverage 1972-01-01 - 2014-12-31
Geospatial Coverage SA0003560: Australia
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Data Portal data.gov.au
Publisher/Agency State of the Environment
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