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  • Federal

    All Resource-reliant Communities, 2001

    There are nearly 2000 reliant-communities shown on this map. They represent all the communities that have a substantial economic reliance on activities directly related to one of five resource sectors – agriculture, energy, fisheries, forestry and mining.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Combined Resource-reliant Communities, 2001

    Each of the 84 communities shown on this map has a 30% or higher reliance on two of the resource sectors of agriculture, energy, fisheries, forestry or mining. The large majority of these communities are located in the four western provinces (48) or in Quebec (25). Most are small communities in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • 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

    Profiles of Major Rivers

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the profiles of 17 major rivers together with the positions of important cultural and physical features connected with them. These include hydro-electric power developments (circa 1955) and lakes and a reference...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Variation of monthly river flows

    The plate shows a graph of the maximum and minimum monthly mean flow and mean monthly river flow for 36 selected river gauging stations. Thirty-six gauging stations across Canada were selected to represent a cross section of river types and sizes. Most of the rivers are natural flow; however,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Threats to Ecosystems - Road Density

    Transportation activities have a great impact on the environment because they fracture natural habitats and create pollution. Roads intrude into natural habitats, separating ecosystems and permanently altering the landscape. Road building has undesirable effects on species that require large...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Flood Disasters in Canada

    This database contains summary information on 168 Canadian flood disasters that occurred between 1900 and June 1997. The database is not, by sany means, a complete list of flood events in Canada since the vast majority of the floods did not cause disasters. All mentions of damage costs have not...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Federal

    Snow cover measurement networks

    The map shows the location of the snow course stations and the agencies that operate them. Most Canadian snow courses are operated by the federal Department of Fisheries and the Environment and the provincial government departments concerned with water resources. Though the principles of snow...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    GEM-Diamonds MT; 19 MT/LMT sites (2011); magnetotelluric

    As part of NRCan's GEM (Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals)program, the Diamonds project is designed to study the deep lithosphere beneath the Slave and Churchill provinces of northern Canada. The primary goal of this project is to develop an understanding of the potential for diamonds and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • HTML
    • EDI
  • Federal

    GEM-Diamonds MT; 16 MT/LMT sites (2012); magnetotelluric

    As part of NRCan's GEM (Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals)program, the Diamonds project is designed to study the deep lithosphere beneath the Slave and Churchill provinces of northern Canada. The primary goal of this project is to develop an understanding of the potential for diamonds and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • HTML
    • EDI
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