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    The Canadian Ecumene (CanEcumene) 2.0 GIS Database

    “Ecumene” is a term used by geographers, meaning “inhabited lands.” Populated places in the ecumene database are referenced using natural boundaries, as opposed to administrative or census boundaries, and provide a more suitable means for integrating socio-economic data with ecological and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • SHP
    • TIFF
    • WMS
    • MXD
    • KML
    • ESRI REST
    • FGDB/GDB
    • PDF
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    Physiographic Regions of Canada

    Canada’s landmass is very diversified and comprises 7 distinctive areas called physiographic regions, each of which has its own unique topography and geology. Physiographic regions are large areas that share similar relief and landforms shaped by common geomorphic processes and geological...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • FGDB/GDB
    • MXD
    • WMS
    • JP2
    • HTML
  • Open Data

    Indigenous Mining Agreements

    The Indigenous Mining Agreements dataset provides information on the Indigenous communities signatory to agreements, the types of agreements negotiated, exploration projects and producing mines.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • WMS
    • FGDB/GDB
    • MXD
    • ESRI REST
  • Open Data

    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
  • Open Data

    Peak Season Leaf Area Index of Canada from Medium Resolution Satellite Imagery

    Leaf area index (LAI) quantified the density of vegetation irrespective of land cover. LAI quantifies the total foliage surface area per groud surface area. LAI has been identified by the Global Climate Observing System as an essential climate variable required for ecosystem,weather and climate...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WCS
    • GeoTIF
    • HTML
    • WMS
  • Open Data

    Peak Season Fraction of Vegetation Cover of Canada from Medium Resolution Sat...

    FCOVER corresponds to the amount of the ground surface that is covered by vegetation, including the understory, when viewed vertically (from nadir). FCOVER is an indicator of the spatial extent of vegetation independent of land cover class. It is a dimensionless quantity that varies from 0 to 1,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • WCS
    • GeoTIF
    • WMS
  • Open Data

    Spruce budworm: measurement of foliage on balsam fir and white spruce for abs...

    We measured the foliage area, weight and number of buds on young and mature balsam fir and white spruce trees. With these measurements total amounts of foliage per tree and per unit area of forest land can be calculated. These estimates can be used to determine the absolute numbers of insects...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • XLSX
  • Open Data

    The World

    This cartographic digital product is derived from the Atlas of Canada's wall map "The World" (MCR 0046) and "Le monde" (MCR 0046F) published in 2021. The World is a general reference political map focused on the names and international boundaries of sovereign and non-sovereign countries. The...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • MXD
    • PDF
    • HTML
    • JPG
  • Open Data

    Turkey Lakes Watershed Study

    The Turkey Lakes Watershed Study (TLWS) was established in 1979 and is one of the longest running ecosystem studies in Canada. It is 10.5 km2 and is located approximately 60 km north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario at the northern margin of the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence forest region. Researchers...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • PDF
    • WMS
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