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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

    Human Components of Watersheds

    Apart from a source of drinking water, the water resources in watersheds supply water for irrigation and the production of hydroelectricity, and are a primary mode of transportation. Major water consumers are municipalities, agriculture, mining, manufacturing and thermal power generation. The...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Distribution of Freshwater - Drainage Patterns

    A drainage basin is an area that drains all precipitation received as a runoff or base flow (groundwater sources) into a particular river or set of rivers. Canada’s major drainage regions are the Atlantic Ocean, Hudson Bay, Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico. A lake can be defined as...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Fire Danger Rating, 2009

    Fire danger rating is the process of systematically evaluating and integrating the factors that determine the ease of a fire starting and spreading, the difficulty of control, and the resulting impacts based on an assessment of ignition risk, the fire environment (fuels, weather, and topography)...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Fire Danger Rating, 2009

    Fire danger rating is the process of systematically evaluating and integrating the factors that determine the ease of a fire starting and spreading, the difficulty of control, and the resulting impacts based on an assessment of ignition risk, the fire environment (fuels, weather, and topography)...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Drainage Basins

    This map shows the five ocean drainage areas in Canada, the major river basins, the internal drainage areas and the diverted drainage areas. A drainage basin, sometimes called a watershed, is an area where all surface water shares the same drainage outlet. Surface water consists of the tiny...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • 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
  • Federal

    GEM-Diamonds MT; 25 MT/LMT sites (2010); 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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