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  • Federal

    Watersheds

    A watershed is an area that drains all precipitation received as a runoff or base flow (groundwater sources) into a particular river or set of rivers. The easiest way to describe the network of rivers and lakes on a small-scale map is to show the watersheds. In Canada, there is a detailed...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Physical Components of Watersheds

    The physical components of a watershed are rivers, lakes, ponds and reservoirs, groundwater aquifers, snowpacks, glaciers, ice fields, wetlands and precipitation. This map shows the different hydrological components of a watershed, some physical components that affect watersheds and some...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Discover Canada's Watersheds

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada Poster Map Series, is a map depicting the 5 main watersheds in Canada. Building Canadian Water Connections initiative and the Canadian Wildlife Federation have collaborated to produce this map that promotes the importance of watersheds through education....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • 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

    North America Watersheds

    Contained within the Atlas of Canada 8.5x11 series maps is a map which was created as a joint effort by The Atlas of Canada, The National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Informatics, Mexico and the National Atlas of the United States under the sponsorship of the commission for...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    AAFC Watershed Project - 2013

    The Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) Watersheds Project level series supplies a number of watershed and watershed related datasets for the Prairie Provinces. The levels are greater or smaller assemblages of hydrometric areas, or the components defining them. The Project is organized by...
    Organization:
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • FGDB/GDB
    • GML
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
  • Federal

    The Turkey Lakes Watershed Study

    The Turkey Lakes Watershed (TLW) Study was initiated in 1980 by Environment Canada, Natural Resources Canada and Fisheries and Oceans Canada to evaluate anthropogenic perturbation of Canadian Shield ecosystems. Originally, the Study focused on the aquatic and terrestrial effects of acid rain,...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
  • Federal

    Lake Study: Turkey Lakes Watershed Study

    The Turkey Lakes Watershed (TLW) is 1 of 5 hydrologically "calibrated" basins in eastern Canada that were originally devoted to process-oriented research into "acid rain" effects. They were selected to cover a wide range of climatic and hydrological conditions, deposition magnitudes, and terrain...
    Organization:
    Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • PDF
    • HTML
  • Federal

    Effective Drainage Area of the AAFC Watersheds Project - 2013

    The "Effective Drainage Area of the AAFC Watersheds Project - 2013" dataset is a geospatial data layer containing polygon features representing the areas of the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's (AAFC) Watersheds Project that could, for the entire project areas, be expected to contribute to...
    Organization:
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • FGDB/GDB
    • GML
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
  • Federal

    Major Drainage Systems of the Watersheds Project - 2013

    The “Major Drainage Systems of the AAFC Watersheds Project - 2013” dataset is a geospatial data layer containing polygon features representing the three (3) major drainage system basins of the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Watersheds Project. The Project area has been split according...
    Organization:
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • FGDB/GDB
    • GML
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
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