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SYD Dryland Diffuse Groundwater Recharge v01


The dataset was derived by the Bioregional Assessment Programme from multiple source datasets. The source datasets are 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.

This dataset contains four rasters of groundwater recharge over the Sydney Basin. There is a deterministic "best" estimate of the recharge and there are 3 percentiles (5th, 50th and 95th) from a probabilistic estimate of the recharge over the Sydney Basin.


This dataset was created as an input into the numerical groundwater modelling.

Dataset History

This dataset was created using regression equations developed from the point estimates of recharge using the chloride mass balance. The regression equations were created from a relationship between the annual average rainfall and average annual recharge for different surface geology groupings.

Dataset Citation

Bioregional Assessment Programme (XXXX) SYD Dryland Diffuse Groundwater Recharge v01. Bioregional Assessment Derived Dataset. Viewed 22 June 2018, http://data.bioregionalassessments.gov.au/dataset/c73b2181-b2eb-4272-939c-98823f4e7ce1.

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Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Title SYD Dryland Diffuse Groundwater Recharge v01
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) 2014, (c) Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) 2012, (c) CSIRO, (c) State of New South Wales (Office of Water), (c) Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) 2014, (c) Office of Environment and Heritage NSW, (c) Commonwealth of Australia 2013, (c) State of Victoria
Data Status active
Update Frequency never
Landing Page https://data.gov.au/data/dataset/05a88070-cd41-4cef-a46f-eccebf8b679c
Date Published 2017-10-09
Date Updated 2022-04-13
Contact Point
Bioregional Assessment Program
Temporal Coverage 2017-10-09 00:00:00
Geospatial Coverage POLYGON ((0 0, 0 0, 0 0, 0 0))
Jurisdiction New South Wales
Data Portal data.gov.au
Publisher/Agency Bioregional Assessment Program