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18 records found
  • Hydrogeological Units, Groundwater Geoscience Program

    This dataset is designed to capture and represent through maps and succinct table report a set of synthesized information pertaining in general to hydrogeological units. It is considered the main dataset from the Groundwater Geosciences Program point of view. In the particular case of this...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WMS
    • HTML
  • Groundwater Flow, Groundwater Geoscience Program

    Groundwater flow is the movement of water in an aquifer or hydrogeological unit. The dataset shows groundwater flow rate and direction in the hydrogeological unit. Groundwater flow is establish from piezometric surface map. The method used to create the dataset is described in the metadata...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • WMS
  • Key aquifers of Canada

    This map represents the key aquifers in Canada, as defined by the Groundwater Mapping Program of the Geological Survey of Canada. This map illustrates the delineation of known aquifers and aquifers that were studied in the course of the groundwater program, the groundwater potential of the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
    • HTML
    • GML
    • JSON
    • CSV
    • KML
    • DXF
    • WMS
  • Groundwater Samples, Groundwater Geoscience Program

    Groundwater samples have been collected in the hydrogeological unit, for various types of analysis. The dataset is not used to represent a particular phenomenon or observation but rather as a utility dataset to add context and reference to groundwater analysis. It represents a general description...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • WMS
  • Aquifer Vulnerability, Groundwater Geoscience Program

    A measure of the intrinsic susceptibility of an aquifer representing the tendency or likelihood for contaminants to reach a specified position in the groundwater system after introduction at some location above the uppermost aquifer. The method used to create the dataset is described in the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WMS
    • HTML
  • Piezometric Surface, Groundwater Geoscience Program

    Level below which soil or rock is saturated with water, in the well and at the time the level has been measured, expressed in m above the sea level. Groundwater levels measured are interpolated / extrapolated to obtain groundwater level on every cell of the hydrogeological unit raster. Surfer and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WMS
    • HTML
  • Groundwater Usage, Groundwater Geoscience Program

    The amount of groundwater exploited is estimated in m³/year. Groundwater usages are classified in four categories: agricultural, industrial, domestic and energy. Typically, groundwater usage should be represented as a series of sub-polygons or points fitting inside the boundary of the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • WMS
  • Hydraulic Properties, Groundwater Geoscience Program

    Hydraulic properties characterize a hydrogeological unit. The hydraulic properties considered for this dataset are the transmissivity, the hydraulic conductivity, the storage coefficient, the specific storage coefficient and the porosity. Hydraulic properties are estimated by performing aquifer...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • WMS
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