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  • 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
  • Limits of Forest Trees

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada, is a map that shows the northern limits of approximately 40 different tree species in Canada, including an extension into the Northern U.S. Red, green and blue lines delineate the limits of the trees and forests. The map also...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Wetlands and Forests

    Wetlands are areas characterized by relatively shallow water. These areas play an extremely important role in Canada's ecology. Canada has one of the largest areas in the world with wetlands covering more than 1.2 million square kilometres. They occur across most of the country, and their...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Limits of Forest Trees

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the northern limits of approximately 40 different tree species in Canada, including an extension into the Northern U.S. Using green lines the map displays the northern limits of the principal trees found within the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Forests

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the extent of forested regions, using tints of green, in Canada circa 1906. These regions include the Southern forest, Northern forest, and the Cordilleran forest. The map presents general portions of forested...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • The Boreal Forest

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada Poster Map Series, is a poster which shows the location of boreal forest in Canada. The two sided poster graphically depicts the importance of the boreal forest as a dynamic system of shrubs, trees, herbs, mosses, micro-organisms, insects and animals...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Der boreale Nadelwald

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada Poster Map Series, is a German translation of a poster map, MCR 1402, entitled ""The Boreal Forest"". The original map was published in 1996, whereas the German version dates from 1997. The front side of both maps is dominated by a large map of Canada showing...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Forests

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada, is a map that shows the extent of forested regions, using various colouring, in Canada. These regions include the Southern forest, Northern forest, and the Cordilleran forest. The map presents general portions of forested areas...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Human Activities in Ecosystems - Productive Forest Land Use

    Forests sustain hundreds of economies across Canada. The forest industry is an active player in the conservation and sustainability of forested ecosystems. Forests are managed from a legal perspective by provincial and territorial legislation. The primary objective of forest management is timber...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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