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    Chemical Expense Index 2001

    The data represents the relative expense of farm chemicals (herbicides, insecticides and fungicides) in the agricultural area of Alberta. It is an estimate of the degree to which crop production agriculture may contribute to surface or groundwater contamination.Agriculture production that makes...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • HTML
    • KMZ
    • WMS
    • ZIP
  • Provincial

    Manure Production Index 2001

    The data represents the relative amount of manure production in the agricultural area of Alberta. It is an estimate of the degree to which livestock production may contribute to nutrient loading, pathogens and odour. The classes shown on the map are ranked between 0 (lowest) and 1 (highest). This...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • HTML
    • KMZ
    • WMS
    • ZIP
  • Provincial

    Annual Solar Radiation 1971-2000

    The data represents the annual solar radiation in Alberta over the 30-year period from 1971 to 2000. A 30-year period is use to describe the present climate since it is enough time to filter out short-term fluctuation by is not dominated by any long-term trend in the climate. Daily total incoming...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • HTML
    • KML
    • WMS
    • ZIP
  • Provincial

    Organic Soils

    This map displays the distribution of organic soils in the agricultural region of Alberta. Organic soils consist of layers of material with greater than 30 percent organic matter and a total thickness of greater than 40 cm. Organic soils are generally saturated with water for most of the year...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • HTML
    • KMZ
    • WMS
    • ZIP
  • Provincial

    Annual Total Precipitation 1971-2000

    The data represents the annual total precipitation in Alberta over the 30-year period from 1971 to 2000. A 30-year period is used to describe the present climate since it is enough time to filter our short-term fluctuations but is not dominated by any long-term trend in the climate. Annual total...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • HTML
    • KMZ
    • WMS
    • ZIP
  • Provincial

    Soil Erosion Risk

    This map displays an assessment of soil erosion risk for the agricultural area of Alberta. Loss of protective residue cover through cultivation will increase the potential risk of soil erosion. The vulnerability of the soil to erosion combined with the intensity of cultivation determines the...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • HTML
    • KMZ
    • WMS
    • ZIP
  • Provincial

    Organic Matter Content of Cultivated Soils

    This map displays the percentage of organic matter in the surface layer of cultivated soils in the agricultural region of Alberta. Soil organic matter (SOM) is derived primarily from the decomposition of plant biomass. SOM improves both the physical and chemical properties of soil and has...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • HTML
    • KMZ
    • WMS
    • ZIP
  • Provincial

    Cultivation Intensity Index 2001

    The data represents the relative cultivation intensity in the agricultural area of Alberta. Cultivation intensity refers to the frequency of cultivation associated with the following management systems: no till, conventional tillage and summerfallow. It is an estimate of the degree to which...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • HTML
    • KMZ
    • WMS
    • ZIP
  • Provincial

    Air Quality Risk

    The data, created in ArcGIS, represents an assessment of air quality risk for the agricultural area of Alberta in 2005. Agricultural activities that may have some influence on air quality manure production (odour) and cultivation intensity (particulate matter). The airsheds of the agricultural...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • HTML
    • KML
    • WMS
    • ZIP
  • Provincial

    Frost Free Period 1971-2000

    The data represents the frost-free period in Alberta over the 30-year period from 1971 to 2000. A 30-year period is used to describe the present climate since it is enough time to filter out short-term fluctuations but is not dominated by any long-term trend in the climate. The frost-free period...
    Organization:
    Government of Alberta
    Issued by:
    Government of Alberta
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • HTML
    • KMZ
    • WMS
    • ZIP
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