Metadata: Key aquifers of Canada

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Abstract

This map represents the key aquifers in Canada, as defined by the Groundwater Mapping Program of the Geological Survey of Canada. This map illustrates the delineation of known aquifers and aquifers that were studied in the course of the groundwater program, the groundwater potential of the aquifer is indicated. This map was created by integrating various internal and external data sources coming from provincial agencies, watershed agencies and universities.
Status:register completed
TitleKey aquifers of Canada
Date2015-03-31 (register publication)
Date2009-03-16 (register creation)
Edition1
Edition date
Citation group
register custodian
Name
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Earth Sciences Sector; GSC Quebec
Position
Information
AddressDelivery point :
City :
Administrative region :
Postal code :
Country :
Email geoscdata_cgc_qc@rncan.gc.ca
Telephone
Online Resource
Citation group
register editor
NameEric Boisvert
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - Quebec
Position
Information
AddressDelivery point : 490 rue de la Couronne 490 rue de la Couronne
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
Postal code :
Country : Canada Canada
Email eric.boisvert@nrcan-rncan.gc.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543705
telephone
Online Resourcehttp://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php
Citation group
register processor
NameFrancois Letourneau
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - Quebec
Position
Information
AddressDelivery point : 490 rue de la Couronne 490 rue de la Couronne
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
Postal code :
Country : Canada Canada
Email francois.letourneau@nrcan-rncan.gc.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543826
telephone
Online Resourcehttp://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php
Citation group
register custodian
NameFrancois Letourneau
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - Quebec
Position
Information
AddressDelivery point : 490 rue de la Couronne 490 rue de la Couronne
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
Postal code :
Country : Canada Canada
Email francois.letourneau@nrcan-rncan.gc.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543826
telephone
Online Resourcehttp://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php
Presentation formregister Map digital
SeriesData

Related publication

  • Data from NRCan provided by GIN (Groundwater Information Network). Accessed on 10/22/2014 at http://gin.gw-info.net/service/api_ngwds:gin2/en/data/standard.download.html?THEME=1&BBOX=-180,23.00375,1.914531,90.

Goals

This map was created to provide a national framework representing the coverage of the key aquifers of Canada.

Keyword(s)

Thesaurus
TitleGovernment of Canada Core Subject Thesaurus
Date2004 (register creation)
Date2013-05-11 (register revision)
Edition
Edition date
Citation group
register custodian
Name
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Library and Archives Canada
Position
Information
Typeregister
TermHydrogeology
Spatial representationregister vector
Resolution250000
Languageeng; CAN
Languagefra CAN;
Character encodingutf8
Thematic categoryinlandWaters
ExtentLocalisation
-141.00,41.00;-61.00,85.00
Supplemental information

Distribution

Specific information related to data distribution
Format
NameWMS
Version1.3.0
Format
NameHTML
Version5

Distributor

Contact
register custodian
Name
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Earth Sciences Sector; GSC Quebec
Position
Information
AddressDelivery point :
City :
Administrative region :
Postal code :
Country :
Email geoscdata_cgc_qc@rncan.gc.ca
Telephone
Online Resource

Distributor

Contact
register distributor
NameEric Boisvert
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - Quebec
Position
Information
AddressDelivery point : 490 rue de la Couronne 490 rue de la Couronne
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
Postal code :
Country : Canada Canada
Email eric.boisvert@nrcan-rncan.gc.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543705
telephone
Online Resourcehttp://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php

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Quality


Quality description scope :register dataset

Lineage

Message Date lineage
Lineage is the description of the sources and steps used to create the current dataset.


Introduction
Aquifer data on this map comes from the compilation of multiple data sources. The delineation of some aquifers required the digitization or transformation of information from various documents, maps or reports.
Process step Sources


Technical details and constraints

File identifier08680405-6ab0-5d14-4f5d-089afa88c2ba
Languageeng; CAN
Character encodingregister utf8
Hierarchical classificationregister dataset
Date2009-03-16
Metadata standardNorth American Profile of ISO 19115:2003 - Geographic information - Metadata
VersionCAN/CGSB-171.100-2009
Constraints
Update frequencyregister asNeeded

Regionalisation

Metadata are available in those languages (You can use language menu item in the top menu bar to switch language):
Language code Pays Encodage
register Frenchregister Canadaregister utf8

Geographic Reference System

Reference System codeEPSG:4326
Registerhttp://www.epsg-registry.org/
Version6.14

Metadata Contact

register custodian
Name
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Earth Sciences Sector; GSC Quebec
Position
Information
AddressDelivery point :
City :
Administrative region :
Postal code :
Country :
Email geoscdata_cgc_qc@rncan.gc.ca
Telephone
Online Resource
register author
NameEric Boisvert
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - Quebec
Position
Information
AddressDelivery point : 490 rue de la Couronne 490 rue de la Couronne
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
Postal code :
Country : Canada Canada
Email eric.boisvert@nrcan-rncan.gc.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543705
telephone
Online Resourcehttp://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php