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  • 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
  • Canadian Geochronology Knowledgebase

    The compilation represents publicly available reports of geochronological information for Canada. This includes federal, provincial and territorial government publications and reports, university theses, books and journals. Current coverage is limited to those areas that have been the target of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • WMS
  • 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 Level, 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 depth is measured on the field, using a water level meters. The depth is then subtracted from the elevation of the measurement site to...
    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
  • 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
  • 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
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