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  • Federal

    Climate moisture index for Canada

    Drought is a deficiency in precipitation over an extended period, usually a season or more, resulting in a water shortage that has adverse impacts on vegetation, animals and/or people. The Climate Moisture Index (CMI) was calculated as the difference between annual precipitation and potential...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • FGDB/GDB
    • TIFF
    • MXD
  • Federal

    Growing Season

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps showing the length of the growing season, the start of the growing season and the end of the growing season for the fertile regions. A fourth map shows the average length in days of the frost-free period for the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Federal

    Agriculture - Selected Characteristics

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of two maps showing for 1960, the total precipitation for April to September and the variation from average precipitation for April to September. Also included on this map plate is a set of graphs showing farmland use and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Federal

    Drift prospecting; geochemistry of eskers and till in permanently frozen terr...

    Geochemical results are reported for a program that compared samples collected from eskers and adjacent till in permanently frozen terrain. Contrasting effects of disturbance on the well- and poorly sorted sediments within the active (seasonally thawed) zone are discussed. Trace element...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Regional, lithological and temporal variation in the abundances of some trace...

    Samples of rocks during reconnaissance geological mapping by Geological Survey of Canada field parties have been used to estimate the average abundance of some trace elements in the surface crystalline rocks of the Canadian Shield. The preferred values are as follows, in ppm: Ni, 19; Cu, 26; Zn,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Federal

    Geology of Tavani map-area (55K), District of Keewatin

    Tavani map-area, situated on the west side of Hudson Bay, is in the Churchill Structural Province. Metamorphosed volcanic and sedimentary rocks of the Kaminak Group, and intrusive plutons are well exposed in the southern half of the area, and in the Rankin Inlet area. They are overlain by...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
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