BioBanking assessment tools
The main assessment tool is the BioBanking Credit Calculator. It is used in the assessment of development sites and biobank sites under the BioBanking Scheme. The calculator is a software program that applies the Biobanking Assessmenty Methodology and calculates the number and type of credits required at a development site or created at a biobank site. The operational manual provides detailed guidelines on how to apply the assessment methodology and use the calculator.
Three databases are accessed by the Credit Calculator:
Vegetation Types Database contains approximately 1600 vegetation types for NSW
- Vegetation Benchmarks Database identifies the range of quantitative measures that represent the benchmark condition for the vegetation type
Threatened Species Profile Database contains information for all listed threatened species, populations and communities.
There are a range of other resources available to assist in the assessment of development and biobank sites under the BioBanking Scheme.
Page last updated: 09 March 2011