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  • Potential Impacts: Coastal Sensitivity to Sea-Level Rise

    Sensitivity of the coastlines of Canada to the expected rise in sea level is shown on the map. Sensitivity here means the degree to which a coastline may experience physical changes such as flooding, erosion, beach migration, and coastal dune destabilization. Climate warming is expected to cause...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Atlas of Canada National Scale Data 1:1,000,000 - Coasts and Coastal Islands

    The Atlas of Canada National Scale Data 1:1,000,000 Series consists of boundary, coast, island, place name, railway, river, road, road ferry and waterbody data sets that were compiled to be used for atlas large scale (1:1,000,000 to 1:4,000,000) mapping. These data sets have been integrated so...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • ZIP
  • Borderlands - Arctic Physiographic Regions

    This map shows the location of the Arctic physiographic regions which include the Innuitian Region, the Arctic Lowlands and the Arctic Coastal Plains.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Freeze-up of Sea Ice

    Typical advance of sea ice over from late summer to late winter is shown on this map. Sea ice is any form of ice that is found at sea and has originated from the freezing of seawater. Formation of sea ice begins in mid-September in the Canadian Arctic and advances southward through the onset of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Storm Surge

    Storm surges occur in coastal areas when strong onshore winds and low atmospheric pressure during passing storms raise water levels along the shore above predicted levels. Storm surges occur on all four Canadian coasts (Pacific, Arctic, Atlantic and Great Lakes). The most severe known surges in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Depth, duration, and frequency of point rainfall - ratios of 6-hour, 48-hour,...

    The plate contains four maps. The first map shows the location of recording rain gauges used in the map and their number of years of record. The three other maps show the ratio 6-hour/24-hour rainfall extremes, the ratio 48-hour/24-hour rainfall extremes and the ratio 72-hour/24-hour rainfall...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • The Circumpolar North

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada Poster Map Series, is a poster which has been adapted from The Atlas of Canada's Northern Circumpolar Region map, MCR0001. It also contains a Modis satellite image showing the same northern area as the map (composite from July to September 2007) produced by...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Atlas of Canada National Scale Data 1:15,000,000 - ARCHIVED

    This collection is a legacy product that is no longer maintained. Users of Atlas of Canada National Scale Data 1:15,000,000 (release of May 2017) should plan to make the transition towards the new CanVec product. The Atlas of Canada National Scale Data 1:15,000,000 Series consists of boundary,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
    • PDF
  • Mean July daily temperature

    The map shows the mean daily temperatures based on the 30-year period 1941-1970 for the warmest month in Canada. Although, the most direct and the most intense incoming solar radiation occurs in June, there is a lag in the warming of the Earth’s surface. As a result the warmest month in Canada is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Earthquakes, Magnetism and Tides

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows maps of earthquakes, magnetism and tides across Canada. The two larger upper maps on this plate show geomagnetism. Since the North Magnetic Pole is in a different position from the Geographical North Pole, and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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