Land Resources of Auvergne Station
A supplement to the Land Resources of the Victoria River District
Napier, Diane; Edmeades, Bart; Lynch, Brian; McGregor, Robert; Northern Territory. Department of Environment and Natural Resources
E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Jul-18
Auvergne Station; NT Portion 2676; Victoria River Downs; Victoria River District
This report for Auvergne Station is a supplement to Land Resources of the Victoria River District (2012) and completes the land resource assessment of the district which covers 24 properties and approximately 78 760 km² of pastoral land. Land unit mapping at 1:100 000 describes the landforms, soils and vegetation in the district.
Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT)
Table of contents; 1. Introduction; 2. Previous mapping; 3. Survey methodology and data collection; 4. Lithology; 5. Landform; 6. Soil; 7. Soil physical and chemical characteristics; 8. Vegetation; 9. Land evaluation; 10. Soil erosion; 11. Land unit descriptions; 12. References; Appendices 1 - 12.
Soils -- Northern Territory -- Auvergne Station; Land use -- Northern Territory -- Auvergne Station; Geology -- Northern Territory -- Auvergne Station; land resource assessment; land units; soil landscapes; vegetation communities
Northern Territory Government
204 pages ; colour photographs, maps, figures, tables ; 30 cm.
Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)
Northern Territory Government
http://www.ntlis.nt.gov.au/metadata/export_data?type=html&metadata_id=E3F20A909A8123ADE040CD9B21446CC0; http://hdl.handle.net/10070/245323 [Land resources of the Victoria River District]
Land Resources of Auvergne Station A supplement to the Land Resources of the Victoria River District 186 Appendix 8 Explanation of common NT vegetation structures using NVIS classification scheme Type Description Height NVIS Code Cover value Forests Tall closed forest > 30 m T8d foliage cover 70 100% crown cover 80 100% Mid closed forest 10 30 m T7d Low closed forest < 10 m T6d Open forests Tall open forest > 30 m T8c foliage cover 30 70% crown cover 50 - 80% Mid open forest 10 30 m T7c Low open forest < 10 m T6c Woodlands (mid dense cover) Tall woodland > 30 m T8i foliage cover 10 30% crown cover 20 50% Mid Woodland 10 30 m T7i Low woodland < 10 m T6i Open woodlands (open/sparse cover) Tall open woodland > 30 m T8r foliage cover < 10% crown cover*5- 20% Mid open woodland 10 30 m T7r Low open woodland < 10 m T6r Isolated trees (about 50 - 100m apart) Tall isolated/scattered trees / Tall isolated clump of trees > 30 m T8bi/T8b c * < 5% crown cover Mid isolated/scattered trees / Mid isolated clump of trees 10 30 m T7bi/T7b c Low isolated/scattered trees / Mid isolated clump of trees < 10 m T6bi/T6b c Shrubland (mid dense cover) Tall shrubland > 2 m S4c foliage cover 30 70% crown cover 50 - 80% Mid shrubland 1 2 m S3c Low shrubland <0.5 1 m S2c/S1c Open Shrubland (open cover) Tall open shrubland > 2 m S4i foliage cover 10 30% crown cover 20 50% Mid open shrubland 1 2 m S3i Low open shrubland < 0.5 1 m S2i/ S1i Sparse Shrubland (very sparse cover) Tall sparse shrubland > 2 m S4r foliage cover < 10 % crown cover *5- 20% Mid sparse shrubland 1 2 m S3r Low sparse shrubland < 0.5 1 m S2r/S1r Isolated Shrubs (isolated or scattered) (plants about 20 m apart) Tall isolated/scattered shrubs/ Tall isolated clump of shrubs > 2 m S4bi/ S4bc *<5% crown cover Mid scattered shrubs/ Mid isolated clump of shrubs 1 2 m S3bi/ S3bc Low isolated/scattered shrubs/ Low isolated clump of shrubs < 0.5 1 m S2bi/ S2bc S1bi/ S1bc Closed Hummock grassland (spinifex) (dense cover) Tall closed hummock grassland 1 - > 2 m H4d/H3d foliage cover/ground cover 70 100% Mid closed hummock grassland 0.5 1 m H2d Low closed hummock grassland < 0.5 m H1d Hummock grassland (spinifex) (mid dense cover) Tall hummock grassland 1 - > 2 m H4c/H3c foliage cover/ground cover 30 70% Mid hummock grassland 0.5 1 m H2c Low hummock grassland < 0.5 m H1c Open Hummock grassland (spinifex) (open cover) Tall open hummock grassland 1 - > 2 m H4c/H3c foliage cover/ground cover 10 30% Mid open hummock grassland 0.5 1 m H2c Low open hummock grassland < 0.5 m H1c
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