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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

    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

    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

    National Network of Short Rotation Woody Crop Research, Development and Demon...

    This data depicts the locations of Short Rotation Woody Crop (SRWC) research, development and demonstration sites established across Canada by the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre, its partners and/or private land owners. Short Rotation Woody Crops represent enormous potential with respect to future...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
    • PDF
  • 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
  • Federal

    Location of mill facilities

    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
    • KML
    • MXD
  • Federal

    The Canadian Forest Ecumene GIS (Geographic Information System) Database

    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
  • Federal

    Vector Digital Topographic Map - VMap1, 1945 -1996

    The VMap1 collection is a legacy product that is no longer supported. It may not meet current government standards. VMap1 is a vector digital topographic reference product developed by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and The Department of National Defence (DND). VMap1 complies with...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
    • VPF
    • PNG
    • PDF
    • KMZ
  • Federal

    Short Rotation Woody Crop Site Suitability: Willow

    This data depicts site suitability for the establishment of area-based Short Rotation Woody Crops (SRWC) of willow on lands eligible (i.e. non-forested) for afforestation across Canada. Determining the feasibility of a large-scale afforestation program is one approach being investigated by the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • TIFF
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