Existing Mangrove Maps

The following provides a summary of the different mangrove datasets

Location

Data

Remote Sensing Data

Resolution

Year

Reference

Location

Data

Remote Sensing Data

Resolution

Year

Reference

Statewide

Mangrove Extent

Orthophotos

< 1m

Various

 

Location

Data

Remote Sensing Data

Resolution

Year

Reference

Location

Data

Remote Sensing Data

Resolution

Year

Reference

Darwin Harbour

Mangrove Extent

Orthophotos

< 1m

1976 - 1996

Brocklehurst et al., 2019

Northern Coastline

Mangrove Extent

Landsat sensor data

25m

2000

Hay et al., 2005

Kakadu National Park

Mangrove Extent

RapidEye

6m

2010

Lucas et al., 2019

References

Brocklehurst, P, Edmeades, B. and Munns, P. (2019). Mangroves of the Darwin Region: Native Point to Adelaide River, Northern Territory, Technical Report: 3/2017D.

Hay, T., Gribble, N., De Vries, C., Danaher, K., Dunning, M., Hearnden, M., Caley, P., Wright, C., Brown, I., Bailey, S. and Phelan, M., 2005. Methods for monitoring the abundance and habitat of the northern Australian mud crab Scylla serrata. Fishery Report, 80.

Lucas, R., Mueller, N., Siggins, A., Owers, C., Clewley, D., Bunting, P., Kooymans, C., Lewis, B. and Lymburner, L. 2019b. Land Cover Mapping using Digital Earth Australia. Remote Sensing.

Location

Data

Remote Sensing Data

Scale

Year

Reference

Location

Data

Remote Sensing Data

Scale

Year

Reference

Statewide

Mangrove Extent

Orthophotos

1: 5 000

Every 2 years until 2017

 

Moreton Bay Area

Mangrove extent and associated vegetation communities

Orthophotos

1: 5 000

1995, 1997, 2012, 2016 (forthcoming)

 

Gulf of Carpentaria

Mangrove extent and structure

Airborne LIDAR

1: 5 000

2017

 

Location

Data

Remote Sensing Data

Resolution

Year

Reference

Location

Data

Remote Sensing Data

Resolution

Year

Reference

Statewide

Mangrove Extent

Landsat sensor data

25m

 

 

Location

Data

Remote Sensing Data

Resolution

Year

Reference

Location

Data

Remote Sensing Data

Resolution

Year

Reference

Statewide

Mangrove Extent

Landsat sensor data

25m

 

 

Location

Data

Remote Sensing Data

Resolution

Year

Reference

Location

Data

Remote Sensing Data

Resolution

Year

Reference

Kimberly Region - Camden Sound/Lalang garram Marine Park

Mangrove density, extent, change, trends

Landsat

30m

1989 - 2016

 

Kimberly Region - 80 Mile Beach Marine Park

Mangrove density, extent, change, trends

Landsat

30m

1988 - 2015

 

Montebello Islands Marine Park

Mangrove density, extent, change, trends

ALOS AVNIR-2, SPOT6, Sentinel 2

10 m

2006, 2008, 2010, 2014, 2016

DBCA, in draft

Ningaloo, Mangrove Bay

Mangrove density, extent, change, trends

ALOS AVNIR-2, SPOT6, Sentinel 2

10 m

2006, 2008, 2010, 2014, 2016

DBCA, 2017

Shark Bay Marine Park

Mangrove density, extent, change, trends

ALOS AVNIR-2, SPOT6, Sentinel 2

10 m

2007, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2017

DBCA, 2019

Pilbara

Mangrove Presence

SPOT6, SPOT7

5 m

2014

Binks et al., 2018

Bunbury and Abrolhos Islands

Mangrove Presence

Orthophotos

< 1 m

2015, 2016

Binks et al., 2018

State Mangrove (Shark Bay to NT Border)

Mangrove Presence

Landsat sensor data

25 m

2006

 

Shark Bay, Ningaloo, Montebello Islands

High Resolution Mangrove Extent

HR Digital Multispectral Imagery

50 cm

 

 


References

Binks R.M., Byrne, M., McMahon K., Pitt G., Murray K., Evans R. D., 2018. Habitat discontinuities form strong barriers to gene flow among mangrove populations, despite the capacity for long‐distance dispersal, Diversity and Distributions, https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12851

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA), 2017. Ecological monitoring in the Ningaloo marine reserves 2017, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Perth.

DBCA, 2019, Ecological monitoring in the Shark Bay marine reserves 2019. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Perth.

DBCA, (In draft), Ecological monitoring in the Montebello Island Marine Park marine reserves 2017. Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Perth.