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180 records found
  • Current Water Levels, 2008

    The map shows 3172 hydrometric stations, 1491 active and 1681 inactive, located on rivers and lakes across the country. All the stations on the map are situated in a drainage area of 200 square kilometres or more. For 1200 stations shown on the map, surface water level measurements are recorded...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • The hydrologic cycle

    Hydrology is the science concerned with the occurrence and distribution of water on and under the earth. Meteorology is the science dealing with the atmosphere and the movement of water, both as vapour and as liquid, in the air. Both sciences are concerned with the hydrologic cycle - the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Major Floods

    Floods are part of the natural hydrological cycle (the seasonal fluctuation of water levels) and occur along rivers and streams somewhere in Canada every year. Flooding is a common natural hazard that has caused 260 known disasters since 1900, resulting in the loss of 235 lives and 8.7 billion...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Flood Disasters in Canada

    This database contains summary information on 168 Canadian flood disasters that occurred between 1900 and June 1997. The database is not, by sany means, a complete list of flood events in Canada since the vast majority of the floods did not cause disasters. All mentions of damage costs have not...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Flood Extent Polygon - Carrot River, Manitoba - 2009-04-27 00:06:28Z

    The flood extent products are derived from satellite imagery with a system developed and operated by the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). This emergency mapping service is activated for large flood events in Canada. Products are generated and distributed in near...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • ZIP
  • Flood Extent Polygon - Red River, Manitoba - 2013-05-15 12:23:00Z

    The flood extent products are derived from satellite imagery with a system developed and operated by the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). This emergency mapping service is activated for large flood events in Canada. Products are generated and distributed in near...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • ZIP
  • Flood Extent Polygon - Red River, Manitoba - 2009-04-09 12:36:00Z

    The flood extent products are derived from satellite imagery with a system developed and operated by the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). This emergency mapping service is activated for large flood events in Canada. Products are generated and distributed in near...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • ZIP
  • Flood Extent Polygon - Fraser River, British Columbia - 2012-06-26 14:25:00Z

    The flood extent products are derived from satellite imagery with a system developed and operated by the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). This emergency mapping service is activated for large flood events in Canada. Products are generated and distributed in near...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • ZIP
  • Flood Extent Polygon - Red River, Manitoba - 2009-05-08 12:40:00Z

    The flood extent products are derived from satellite imagery with a system developed and operated by the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). This emergency mapping service is activated for large flood events in Canada. Products are generated and distributed in near...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • ZIP
  • Flood Extent Polygon - Assiniboine River, Manitoba - 2011-05-13 12:52:00Z

    The flood extent products are derived from satellite imagery with a system developed and operated by the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). This emergency mapping service is activated for large flood events in Canada. Products are generated and distributed in near...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • ZIP
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