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  • Atlas of Canada National Scale Data 1:1,000,000 - Coasts and Coastal Islands

    The Atlas of Canada National Scale Data 1:1,000,000 Series consists of boundary, coast, island, place name, railway, river, road, road ferry and waterbody data sets that were compiled to be used for atlas large scale (1:1,000,000 to 1:4,000,000) mapping. These data sets have been integrated so...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • ZIP
  • Borderlands - Arctic Physiographic Regions

    This map shows the location of the Arctic physiographic regions which include the Innuitian Region, the Arctic Lowlands and the Arctic Coastal Plains.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Natural Tourist Attractions - UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves are representative terrestrial or coastal ecosystems of the Earth. They are established by UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Program (MAB) to promote biodiversity conservation and are viewed as model areas of sustainable development. Tourism is an important activity in many...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • October Mean Daily Minimum Temperatures

    The map shows the mean daily minimum temperatures for October. In October, longer nights and a return to below-freezing minimum temperatures is evident across most of Canada except for coastal British Columbia, southern Ontario and Quebec and most of the Atlantic Provinces. Normal minimum...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Environment Canada Davis Strait Baffin Bay (DSBB) Wind and Wave Reanalysis

    This dataset contains 21 statistics (including extreme indices) of wind and waves calculated from hourly reanalysis data of historical surface winds and ocean surface waves for the Davis Strait Baffin Bay waters for the period 1979-2015 (each statistic has an annual and 12 monthly values). These...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
    • DOCX
    • PDF
    • HTML
  • Storm Surge

    Storm surges occur in coastal areas when strong onshore winds and low atmospheric pressure during passing storms raise water levels along the shore above predicted levels. Storm surges occur on all four Canadian coasts (Pacific, Arctic, Atlantic and Great Lakes). The most severe known surges in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Depth, duration, and frequency of point rainfall - ratios of 6-hour, 48-hour,...

    The plate contains four maps. The first map shows the location of recording rain gauges used in the map and their number of years of record. The three other maps show the ratio 6-hour/24-hour rainfall extremes, the ratio 48-hour/24-hour rainfall extremes and the ratio 72-hour/24-hour rainfall...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Pacific Great Blue Heron (Ardea Herodias fannini) Potential Area of Occupancy...

    This file includes the spatial boundaries for the Pacific Great Blue Heron Potential Area of Occupancy for its entire Canadian range. The Potential Area of Occupancy is a simple model that highlights the heron's preferred forest habitat at a high level. Potential Area of Occupancy is defined as...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WMS
    • KML
    • JSON
    • WFS
    • SHP
    • HTML
    • CSV
  • April Mean Daily Minimum Temperatures

    The map shows the mean daily minimum temperatures for April. Minimum temperatures in April are below freezing for most of Canada. Minimum temperatures in April are below freezing for most of Canada. Only extreme southern Ontario, extreme southern Nova Scotia and coastal British Columbia have...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • January Mean Daily Maximum Temperatures

    The map shows the mean daily maximum temperatures for January. Weak or no sunshine means there is minimal diurnal variation between the maximum and minimum temperatures in January. The far north remains in an icy grip, with maximum temperatures around -30ºC or colder across parts of Nunavut....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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