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  • Permafrost

    The map shows the location of the continuous permafrost zone and the discontinuous permafrost zone including areas of wide spread permafrost, areas of scattered permafrost and permafrost areas in the Cordillera. The map also indicates for six locations (Inuvik, Yellowknife, Thompson, Resolute,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Permafrost

    Permafrost occurs when the ground remains at or below a temperature of 0oC for a minimum period of two years. Permafrost occurs not only at high latitudes but also at high altitudes. Almost all of the soil moisture in permafrost occurs in the form of ground ice, which in turn occurs in several...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Permafrost

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the area covered by permafrost across Canada. Permafrost is a term used to describe the thermal condition of earth materials, such as soil and rock, when their temperature remains below 0 degrees Celsius...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Permafrost

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada has a large that shows the extent of permafrost and abundance of ground ice; mapping units are based on physiographic regions. Point data on map give permafrost temperature and thickness for specific sites. The...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Permafrost, Glaciers and Sea Ice (Nunavut)

    Nunavut’s cold climate makes it a territory consisting of mostly barren land and permafrost. Permafrost is soil or rocks whose temperature remains at or below the freezing point for a long period of time. Glaciers, a mass of snow and ice that does not melt from year to year prevail in the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Permafrost by Ecodistrict

    The National Ecological Framework for Canada's "Permafrost by Ecodistrict” dataset contains tables that provide permafrost information within the ecodistrict framework polygon. It provides permafrost codes and their English and French language descriptions as well as information about the...
    Organization:
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • FGDB/GDB
    • GML
    • ESRI REST
  • Permafrost by Ecoprovince

    The National Ecological Framework for Canada's "Permafrost by Ecoprovince” dataset contains tables that provide permafrost information within the ecoprovince framework polygon. It provides permafrost codes and their English and French language descriptions as well as information about the...
    Organization:
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • FGDB/GDB
    • GML
    • ESRI REST
  • Permafrost by Ecoregion

    The National Ecological Framework for Canada's "Permafrost by Ecoregion” dataset contains tables that provide permafrost information within the ecoregion framework polygon. It provides permafrost codes and their English and French language descriptions as well as information about the percentage...
    Organization:
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • FGDB/GDB
    • GML
    • ESRI REST
  • Permafrost by Ecozone

    The National Ecological Framework for Canada's "Permafrost by Ecozone” dataset contains tables that provide permafrost information within the ecozone framework polygon. It provides permafrost codes and their English and French language descriptions as well as information about the percentage of...
    Organization:
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • FGDB/GDB
    • GML
    • ESRI REST
  • Groundwater observation wells

    The map shows the location of the six hydrogeological regions in Canada and the location of observation wells. The terrain composition is also shown on the map, which includes crystalline rocks, mixed crystalline rocks, folded sedimentary rocks and flat lying sedimentary rocks. The southern limit...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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