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  • Open Data

    Peak Season Leaf Area Index of Canada from Medium Resolution Satellite Imagery

    Leaf area index (LAI) quantified the density of vegetation irrespective of land cover. LAI quantifies the total foliage surface area per groud surface area. LAI has been identified by the Global Climate Observing System as an essential climate variable required for ecosystem,weather and climate...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WCS
    • GeoTIF
    • HTML
    • WMS
  • Open Data

    Peak Season Fraction of Vegetation Cover of Canada from Medium Resolution Sat...

    FCOVER corresponds to the amount of the ground surface that is covered by vegetation, including the understory, when viewed vertically (from nadir). FCOVER is an indicator of the spatial extent of vegetation independent of land cover class. It is a dimensionless quantity that varies from 0 to 1,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • WCS
    • GeoTIF
    • WMS
  • Open Data

    Canada Wide Vegetation Biophysical Parameters from Medium Resolution Satellit...

    Vegetation biophysical parameters correspond to physical properties of vegetation structure (e.g. density, height, biomass), biochemistry (e.g. chlorophyll and water content) or eneregy exchange (e.g. albedo, temperature). The Canada wide products are derived from systematically acquired...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
  • Open Data

    Federal Marine Bioregions

    The spatial planning framework for Canada's national network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) is comprised of 13 ecologically defined bioregions that cover Canada's oceans and the Great Lakes. Note that the geographic boundaries for the bioregions are fuzzy and may change based on ecosystemic...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • FGDB/GDB
    • ESRI REST
  • Open Data

    Oceans Act Areas of Interest

    The selection of an Area of Interest (AOI) marks the beginning of the Oceans Act Marine Protected Area (MPA) establishment process led by Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The process includes completing detailed ecological and socioeconomic assessments, setting conservation objectives, determining...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
  • Open Data

    Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas

    Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas (EBSAs) are areas within Canada's oceans that have been identified through formal scientific assessments as having special biological or ecological significance when compared with the surrounding marine ecosystem. Failure to define an area as an...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
    • ESRI REST
  • Open Data

    Acquisition plans of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission

    The RADARSAT Constellation is the evolution of the RADARSAT Program with the objective of ensuring data continuity, improved operational use of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and improved system reliability. The three-satellite configuration provides daily revisits of Canada's vast territory and...
    Organization:
    Canadian Space Agency
    Resource Formats:
    • FGDB/GDB
    • WMS
    • ESRI REST
    • CSV
    • KML
    • SHP
    • PDF
    • MXD
  • Open Data

    The World

    This cartographic digital product is derived from the Atlas of Canada's wall map "The World" (MCR 0046) and "Le monde" (MCR 0046F) published in 2021. The World is a general reference political map focused on the names and international boundaries of sovereign and non-sovereign countries. The...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • MXD
    • PDF
    • HTML
  • Open Data

    Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures

    This dataset contains area-based management measures that have been recognized as 'other effective area-based conservation measures' (OECMs). It also contains basic information about OECMs, specifically their names, size, objectives, associated prohibitions, and DFO region.  Spatial data for...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • FGDB/GDB
    • PDF
    • WMS
    • SHP
    • KML
    • ESRI REST
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