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  • Federal

    Goose Aquatic Assessment - Wapusk National Park

    Wapusk National Park (WNP), protects a vast landscape of coastal salt marshes, countless ponds, and a diversity of boreal-tundra interface habitats, and serves as staging areas for migrating birds, including the Lesser Snow Goose (LSGO). Over the last few decades LSGO populations have increased...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Lake Hydrology - Wapusk National Park

    Wapusk National Park protects a vast landscape of coastal salt marshes, countless lakes and ponds, and a diversity of boreal-tundra interface habitats, and serves as staging areas for migrating birds, and habitat for a diversity of wildlife. Shallow lakes and ponds are created in part by...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Dune Integrity - Prince Edward Island

    Dune systems are key features in protecting assets, land, and ecosystems behind them from the effects of storm surges, wave action, salt spray, as well as preventing salt water intrusion into coastal waterways and aquifers. The dune integrity measure is comprised of two sub-measures: (1) dune...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Coastal Erosion - Prince Edward Island

    Coastal erosion is the process that removes shoreline material, causing the coastline to retreat inland. The coastal landscape of Prince Edward Island is identified as a region sensitive to sea-level rise. Systematic measurements for coastal erosion were carried out between 2007-2010 using...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Snowpack - Wapusk National Park

    Wapusk National Park is a sub-Arctic protected area covered with snow for over half of the year. Snowpack characteristics can provide important clues to impacts of climate change and park ecological integrity. Snow cover duration and characteristics affect soil and plant and animal components of...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Plant Community - Quttinirpaaq

    Changes to tundra vegetation communities may affect local ecological processes such as nutrient cycling and quality and quantity of animal forage. In Quttinirpaaq National Park, the composition and relative abundance of plant functional groups are monitored using a point frame and the pin-drop...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Wood Frog Occupancy – Kluane

    Amphibians worldwide are facing declines and possible extinction. Wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) are the only amphibian in Kluane National Park and Reserve. They are considered an important component of wetlands and are highly valued by Southern Tutchone peoples. Threats to wood frogs in...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Shrub Extent – Kluane

    Shrubs are projected to move upslope and expand into the alpine tundra with a warming climate in the Kluane region of Yukon. Shrub expansion will create habitat for some species, such as moose, but cause habitat loss for species such as hoary marmot, collared pika and ptarmigan. Parks Canada...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Mountain Goat Survey Count - Kluane

    Mountain goats are a key species in the alpine tundra in Kluane National Park and Reserve. The potential impacts of climate change on snow depth, the frequency of rain-on-snow-events and the position of altitudinal treeline may influence goat foraging, predator dynamics and thus the survival...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • 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
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