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Cooper Creek and Diamantina River stream gauges

Abstract

The dataset was derived by the Bioregional Assessment Programme from the Bureau's Hydstra Systems dataset. The source datasets is identified in the Lineage field in this metadata statement. The processes undertaken to produce this derived dataset are described in the History field in this metadata statement.

The dataset provides a shapefile of stream gauging stations that include both active and past stream gauges in the Cooper Creek and Diamantina river basins of the Lake Eyre Basin Bioregion. Source data was provided by the Bureau's Hydstra Systems. Majority of these gauges record stage height and discharge. Only a few gauges record water quality parameters (e.g. salinity, turbidity, water temperature) in addition to stage height and discharge.

Purpose

Discharge data were used to estimate mean annual flow and overall flow regime.

Dataset History

This dataset uses locations of gauging stations for which stream flow time-series data were extracted from the Bureau's Hydstra system.

Dataset Citation

Bioregional Assessment Programme (2015) Cooper Creek and Diamantina River stream gauges. Bioregional Assessment Derived Dataset. Viewed 27 November 2017, http://data.bioregionalassessments.gov.au/dataset/54165adb-7d51-4e39-b919-571ddc800362.

Dataset Ancestors

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Title Cooper Creek and Diamantina River stream gauges
Type Dataset
Language eng
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/, (c) Commonwealth of Australia (Bioregional Assessment Programme http://www.bioregionalassessments.gov.au), (c) Commonwealth of Australia (Bureau of Meteorology)
Data Status NONE
Update Frequency NONE
Landing Page https://data.gov.au/data/dataset/19450896-87d5-4725-b9f8-5f114fa28762
Date Published 2017-12-01
Date Updated 2019-11-19
Contact Point
Bioregional Assessment Program
bioregionalassessments@environment.gov.au
Temporal Coverage N/A - N/A
Geospatial Coverage POLYGON ((143.1637 27.1077, 143.1637 -19.58186, 132.4346 -19.58186, 132.4346 27.1077, 143.1637 27.1077))
Jurisdiction Australia
Data Portal data.gov.au
Publisher/Agency Bioregional Assessment Program