- Yes (2)
Conservation status in Australia
- Endangered (1)
Conservation status in NSW
- Endangered (1)
Site Page: Species names – Atlas of Living Australia
Learn more about: What is a ‘species name’? How is a species name determined? Can a species name have more than one meaning? Why does a species have more than one name? Where does the ALA get its species names? What is the problem with common names? Why doesn’t the ALA list all the common names for a species? How does the ALA resolve species names, noting that they change over time? How does the ALA treat manuscript or phrase names? What is a ‘species name’? A species (or ‘scientific’) name...
Posted on 26th February 2018 Trevor Booth uses the ALA to study where particular tree species can grow in Australia and overseas, under both current and future climatic conditions. In this article, Trevor describes some of his work and provides some useful tips for anyone using the ALA’s mapping and analysis features to study plant or animal distributions...
Posted on 26th November 2018 By Michael Kearney, Physiological Ecologist, School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne Michael Kearney with a Stumpy Tailed Lizard near Ouyen, Victoria. I grew up in a bushy outer suburb of Melbourne and spent most of my spare time looking for animals in my backyard and down at the local creek. As my travels grew wider, I began to find the geographic distributions of species fascinating...
Site Page: Classify – Atlas of Living Australia
Posted on 31st January 2012 ALOC (short for Allocation) is a highly efficient yet simple classification method from the PATN package (http://www.patn.com.au) designed to classify large volumes of data. Think of ALOC as combining multiple layers of environmental data (e.g. mean annual temperature, slope, and precipitation) into one new layer that captures the essence of all chosen layers...
Posted on 29th October 2019 At the PULiiMA 2019 Indigenous Languages & Technology Conference in Darwin in September, Senior Knowledge holders from the Kamilaroi community, Bernadette Duncan and Rhonda Ashby, together with the ALA’s Nat Raisbeck-Brown, demonstrated how Indigenous language names can be presented in the ALA...
Support article: Finding Pinot Noir – an example of how to use the Atlas
November 29, 2012 By Lee Belbin I like good wine. Fortunately these days, Australia has a huge number of excellent value wines. After many years enjoying Australia’s wonderful Shiraz, I’ve transitioned through Cabernets to Pinot Noir. However, finding good Pinot Noir is a lot harder than finding good Shiraz. So that brings me to the point of this article...
Posted on 29th November 2012 I like good wine. Fortunately these days, Australia has a huge number of excellent value wines. After many years enjoying Australia’s wonderful Shiraz, I’ve transitioned through Cabernets to Pinot Noir. However, finding good Pinot Noir is a lot harder than finding good Shiraz. So that brings me to the point of this article. Maybe you want […] By Lee Belbin I like good wine. Fortunately these days, Australia has a huge number of excellent value wines...
Support article: Wind, wind-farms, birds and bats
Insights and predictions from the Atlas of Living Australia Authors: Eric Woehler and Lee Belbin Dr Eric Woehler Lee Belbin Wind is a significant and growing alternative energy source for Australia and other countries, with areas in southern Australia identified as suitable sites for wind farms...