CVA Creekwatch Local Site Surveys (Point) 2014-15

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Creekwatch is aimed at involving the local community with their local environment. Creekwatch activities include regular (i.e. monthly) macroinvertebrate surveys, fish and fauna surveys and water quality testing. The Creekwatch program is operated by Conservation Volunteers Australia and is supported by the Townsville City Council with additional support from NQ Water and the Burdekin Dry Tropics NRM. This dataset contains Creekwatch data from 2014 - 2015, created on a joint project with James Cook University (JCU) Townsville Campus Connected Urban Tropics group.

Conservation Volunteers Australia is Australasia's leading conservation volunteer organisation, founded in 1982. They offer conservation programs across Australia which enable volunteers to protect, preserve and restore the Australian environment. Projects take place in urban, regional and remote areas, and include tree planting, seed collection, weed control, flora and fauna surveys, building tracks and trails, fencing, and heritage restoration.

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Last Updated June 28, 2023, 07:59 (UTC)
Created June 28, 2023, 07:59 (UTC)
ADP ID datasource-CVA-UoM_AURIN_DB:cva_creekwatch_2014_2015
Access Level Open Access
Aggregation Level NA
Attribute List % Coverage of Aquatic Weeds, Air Temp (Degrees C), Aparatus, Bird Diversity, Birds Abundance, Catch effort Invasive fish, Catch effort native fish, Comments (description of weeds and impacts), Conductivity (uS/cm) YSI, Conductivity (uS/cm) handheld, Conductivity YSIPROPLUS, Coverage of Terrestrial Weeds, DO (%Sat) FCK, DO (%Sat) YSI, DO YSIPROPLUS, Flow rate, Geometry Field, Impacts, Invasive Fish Y/N, Lat, Long, Macro Diversity, Sample Date, SampleID, Signal 2, Turbidity (NTU), Unique Identifier, Volunteers, Water Level, Water Temp (C), Water Temp YSI ( C), Water Temp YSIPROPLUS, Weeds Y/N, pH FCK, pH YSI, pH YSIPROPLUS2
Attribution Conservation Volunteers Australia, (2017): CVA Creekwatch Local Site Surveys (Point) 2014-15; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © Conservation Volunteers Australia 2017
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key ogc_fid
Type dataset
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