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  • Natural Hazards

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada Poster Map Series, is a poster showing natural hazards in Canada. The two-sided poster map provides an overview of Canadian catastrophes over space and time. Major Canadian natural hazards including earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, avalanches, tornadoes and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Significant Earthquakes and Seismic Hazard

    An earthquake is the rapid shaking of the Earth’s surface that follows the sudden release of energy within the Earth. They are most commonly caused by movements along the edges of the plates that make up the Earth’s crust. Each year, more than 3500 mostly small earthquakes are recorded in or near...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Space Weather - Telluric Activity Zones

    The magnetic field of the Earth is influenced by the electromagnetic environment of the solar system. The disturbed interplanetary environment changes the conditions of the natural electromagnetic environment of our planet and affects normal operation of space and ground technological...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Earthquakes in Canada

    Historical earthquakes recorded by Earthquakes Canada. This serie is composed of 4 earthquake datasets. Each dataset contains the earthquakes grouped by decade; 1980-1989, 1990-1999, 2000-2009, 2010-2019. However, the National Earthquake Database makes available seismic bulletin data from 1985...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • FGDB/GDB
  • Earthquakes in Canada 2000-2009

    Historical earthquakes recorded by Earthquakes Canada. This dataset contains the earthquakes recorded in decade 2000. However, the National Earthquake Database makes available seismic bulletin data from 1985 and onward. For a complete listing of current and historical earthquakes, visit...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
    • KML
    • CSV
    • FGDB/GDB
  • Earthquakes in Canada 1990-1999

    Historical earthquakes recorded by Earthquakes Canada. This dataset contains the earthquakes recorded in decade 1990. However, the National Earthquake Database makes available seismic bulletin data from 1985 and onward. For a complete listing of current and historical earthquakes, visit...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
    • KML
    • CSV
    • FGDB/GDB
  • Earthquakes in Canada 1980-1989

    Historical earthquakes recorded by Earthquakes Canada. This dataset contains the earthquakes recorded in decade 1980. However, the National Earthquake Database makes available seismic bulletin data from 1985 and onward. For a complete listing of current and historical earthquakes, visit...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
    • KML
    • CSV
    • FGDB/GDB
  • Earthquakes in Canada 2010-2019

    Historical earthquakes recorded by Earthquakes Canada. This dataset contains the earthquakes recorded in decade 2010. However, the National Earthquake Database makes available seismic bulletin data from 1985 and onward. For a complete listing of current and historical earthquakes, visit...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
    • KML
    • CSV
    • FGDB/GDB
  • 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
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