The status of wetlands and the predicted effects of global climate change: the situation in Australia

  title={The status of wetlands and the predicted effects of global climate change: the situation in Australia},
  author={Catriona Finlayson and J. Allen Davis and Peter A. Gell and Richard T. Kingsford and Kevin A. Parton},
  journal={Aquatic Sciences},
The condition of many wetlands across Australia has deteriorated due to increased water regulation and the expansion and intensification of agriculture and increased urban and industrial expansion. Despite this situation, a comprehensive overview of the distribution and condition of wetlands across Australia is not available. Regional analyses exist and several exemplary mapping and monitoring exercises have been maintained to complement the more general information sets. It is expected that… CONTINUE READING

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