The data collection is maintained in the Threatened Biodiversity module of BioNet Atlas and is accessible via the BioNet Threatened Biodiversity Profiles web application.
What does BioNet Threatened Biodiversity Profiles include?
The BioNet Threatened Biodiversity Profiles data collection includes the following information:
- Descriptive text and photos:
- Habitat and ecology
- Management actions
- Ecological data relevant to the Biodiversity Assessment Method (BAM) Calculator and management programs:
- Assessment data
- Risk weighting; Serious and Irreversible Impact (SAII) data
- Response to management data
- Plant Community Type (PCT) associations
- Rural Fire Service (RFS) fire detail data.
- Distribution maps including IBRA Sub-region known and predicted distributions for all threatened entities, and sightings records for threatened species, populations and key threatening processes.
Threatened entity data are used widely in biodiversity conservation and assessment schemes, including the Biodiversity Offsets Scheme (BOS), Saving Our Species (SOS) and NPWS management.
Executive custodianship for NSW’s foundation biodiversity datasets, including the NSW BioNet Threatened Biodiversity Profiles data collection, as well as the design, construction and implementation of integrated NSW biodiversity data repositories (BioNet, SEED), is held by the Executive Director Science, Economics and Insights, Department of Planning and Environment.
Access BioNet Threatened Biodiversity data
There are three ways to access BioNet Threatened Biodiversity Profiles data.