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  • Federal

    Water quality of surface waters

    The plate contains four maps showing the Hardness of Surface Water, Total Dissolved Solids of Surface Waters, Turbidity of Surface Waters and the Chemical Quality of Typical Surface Waters of Canada. These water quality maps were based on data collected from 1970 and 1971 at national river...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Water quality networks

    The map shows the locations of water quality network stations operated by the federal Water Quality Branch, Department of Fisheries and the Environment, and the provincial Water Quality Branches of Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia. The federal and provincial monitoring...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Bedrock hydrogeology

    The map shows the location and distribution of bedrock aquifers. The quality is expressed by the total dissolved solids in parts per million and the quantity is expressed in litre per second. Bedrock deposits consist of sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks; Canada possesses all three...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Surficial hydrogeology

    The map shows the quantity and quality of groundwater. The quality is the total dissolved solids in parts per million. The quantity is expressed in litres per second. During the Pleistocene epoch Canada was almost entirely covered by glaciers. Hence, although there are extensive and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    National Hydro Network - NHN - GeoBase Series

    The National Hydro Network (NHN) focuses on providing a quality geometric description and a set of basic attributes describing Canada's inland surface waters. It provides geospatial digital data compliant with the NHN Standard such as lakes, reservoirs, watercourses (rivers and streams), canals,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WMS
    • PDF
    • KMZ
    • SHP
    • FGDB/GDB
    • GML
  • Federal

    Soil Regions

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the areas of principal soil groups which are divided into 48 subgroups. Two graphs are included. One is a bar chart showing the principal soil groups and their distribution by provinces and territories. The other...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Active Floods in Canada

    Flood extent polygons representing active floods (last three days) throughout Canada as monitored by Natural Resources Canada using satellite imagery for emergency response. In response to large flood events, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), for the provision of emergency geomatics...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
    • FGDB/GDB
    • MXD
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Floods in Canada - Current Year

    Flood extent polygons representing current year floods throughout Canada as monitored by Natural Resources Canada using satellite imagery for emergency response. In response to large flood events, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), for the provision of emergency geomatics services, may be...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
    • MXD
    • FGDB/GDB
    • PDF
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