This dataset and its metadata statement were supplied to the Bioregional Assessment Programme by a third party and are presented here as originally supplied.
Areas of groundwater intake beds for the Great Artesian Basin, including regionally variable local recharge in some places.
Data is available as polygons in Shapefile format.
This GIS data set was produced for the Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Assessment and used in:
Figures 2.2 and 5.29 of Ransley TR and Smerdon BD (Eds) (2012) Hydrostratigraphy, hydrogeology and system conceptualisation of the Great Artesian Basin. A technical report to the Australian Government from the CSIRO Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Assessment. CSIRO Water for a Healthy Country Flagship, Australia.
Figure 1.4 in Smerdon BD, Ransley TR, Radke BM and Kellett JR (2012) Water resource assessment for the Great Artesian Basin. A report to the Australian Government from the CSIRO Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Assessment. CSIRO Water for a Healthy Country Flagship, Australia.
This dataset and associated metadata can be obtained from www.ga.gov.au, using catalogue number 75842.
Polygons were extracted from the following sources:
Habermehl, M. A. and J. E. Lau (1997). Hydrogeology of the Great Artesian Basin Australia (Map at scale 1:2,500,000). Canberra, Australian Geological Survey Organisation. [Available from http://www.ga.gov.au catalogue number 72665]
Mesozoic Geology of the Carpentaria and Laura Basins, Geoscience Australia dataset, 2012.
Surface Geology of Australia 1:1 million scale dataset 2010 edition. Geoscience Australia
Further information can be found at http://www.ga.gov.au/metadata-gateway/metadata/record/gcat_75842
Geoscience Australia (2013) Great Artesian Basin and Laura Basin groundwater recharge areas. Bioregional Assessment Source Dataset. Viewed 12 December 2018, http://data.bioregionalassessments.gov.au/dataset/8c646031-9765-4d7b-97df-a0869d66eabe.