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  • Federal

    Presence of Humans in Forests - Kilometres of Roads

    Increases in population, urbanisation and the development of the road network have replaced large forested lands and have created pressures on the remaining forests (or woodlands). Three principal Canadian forested regions have been most affected by these events: the Windsor-Québec corridor, the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Number of Forest Fires by Level of Protection, Month, Response Category

    Wildland fire has a major impact on the sustainability of many Canadian forests. Fire policies attempt to balance suppression costs with values at risk while recognizing the natural role of fire in managing the landscape. There are three aspects of wildland fire in Canada: fire regimes, fire...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Area of Forest Land Burned by Level of Protection, Response Category, Product...

    Wildland fire has a major impact on the sustainability of many Canadian forests. Fire policies attempt to balance suppression costs with values at risk while recognizing the natural role of fire in managing the landscape. There are three aspects of wildland fire in Canada: fire regimes, fire...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Area Burned by Level of Protection, Response Category, Month

    Wildland fire has a major impact on the sustainability of many Canadian forests. Fire policies attempt to balance suppression costs with values at risk while recognizing the natural role of fire in managing the landscape. There are three aspects of wildland fire in Canada: fire regimes, fire...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Area of Forest Land Burned by Level of Protection, Response Category, Product...

    Wildland fire has a major impact on the sustainability of many Canadian forests. Fire policies attempt to balance suppression costs with values at risk while recognizing the natural role of fire in managing the landscape. There are three aspects of wildland fire in Canada: fire regimes, fire...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Presence of Humans in Forests - Population Density

    Increases in population, urbanisation and the development of the road network have replaced large forested lands and have created pressures on the remaining forests (or woodlands). Three principal Canadian forested regions have been most affected by these events: the Windsor-Québec corridor, the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Area Burned by Level of Protection, Response Category, Fire Size Class

    Wildland fire has a major impact on the sustainability of many Canadian forests. Fire policies attempt to balance suppression costs with values at risk while recognizing the natural role of fire in managing the landscape. There are three aspects of wildland fire in Canada: fire regimes, fire...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Human Activities in Ecosystems - Productive Forest Land Use

    Forests sustain hundreds of economies across Canada. The forest industry is an active player in the conservation and sustainability of forested ecosystems. Forests are managed from a legal perspective by provincial and territorial legislation. The primary objective of forest management is timber...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Importance of the forest industry to the regional economy

    Many communities in Canada depend to some extent on forestry and the forest sector. The importance of the forest industry to the regional economy can be assessed using the Canadian Forest Ecumene GIS (Geographic Information System) Database. “Ecumene” is a term used by geographers, meaning...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
    • FGDB/GDB
  • Federal

    Sensitivity of communities and regions to forest industry

    Many communities in Canada depend to some extent on forestry and the forest sector. The importance of the forest industry to the regional economy can be assessed using the Canadian Forest Ecumene GIS (Geographic Information System) Database. “Ecumene” is a term used by geographers, meaning...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • SHP
    • WMS
    • FGDB/GDB
    • MXD
    • KML
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