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  • Federal

    Lake water quality - Elk Island

    The Elk Island National Park monitors the lake water quality annually in two lakes by measuring parameters such as: nutrients, heavy metals, major ions, physical characteristics, and pollutants/contaminants.
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Moose Abundance - Cape Breton Highlands

    What? An aerial wildlife population survey is used in Cape Breton Highlands National Park to estimate moose (Alces alces) population density. When? Monitoring frequency for this measure occurs every two to three years. Surveys take place in early March when there is snowpack present, the weather...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Forest stands - Forillon

    This dataset focuses on the status of forest stands and is used to monitor changes in this ecosystem, which makes up 95% of the Park. Considering the area’s history of logging, this monitoring is particularly important. The dominance of species, the internal structure of the stands and the rate...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Trends in coastal dynamics - Forillon

    This dataset covers the monitoring of changes in coastal dynamics in Forillon National Park. This measure consists of three field measurements: the rate and extent of shoreline displacement, monitored annually using benchmarks; the rate of change in the area of the various coastal types,...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Situation of the commercial lobster fishery - Forillon

    This dataset covers the status of the commercial lobster (Homarus americanus) fishery. Commercial lobster fishing activities within the administrative boundaries of Forillon National Park inevitably have impacts on this invertebrate population. Through annual stock status monitoring, it is...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Carnivore situation - Forillon

    This dataset covers the status of carnivores. It is known that some carnivores, such as the American marten (Martes americana), fisher (Pekania pennanti) and Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis), are affected by forest habitat fragmentation and human presence. In addition, the American marten and fisher...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Amphibians - Banff

    We surveyed the presence of four native amphibian species in wetlands throughout the eastern section of Banff National Park. This dataset represents detection or non-detection for each of the four species. We performed auditory and visual surveys of 60 pre-determined breeding sites . We surveyed...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Alpine and Sub-Alpine Birds - Banff

    Birds are the most diverse of land vertebrates and are an important indicator of ecosystem health. Large protected areas, such as Banff National Park, provide important habitat for a wide range of bird species. Data collected can provide a number of ecological indices; for example, used to assess...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Forest_stands - Forillon

    This dataset focuses on the status of forest stands and is used to monitor changes in this ecosystem, which makes up 95% of the Park. Considering the area’s history of logging, this monitoring is particularly important. The dominance of species, the internal structure of the stands and the rate...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Plant_phenology - Forillon

    This dataset focuses on monitoring plant phenology. It serves to verify the variation in time of flowering and leafing dates of different species and to measure the impact of climate change on the Park’s forest ecosystem. The degrees of advancement of the flowering criteria are established in...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
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