Metadata: Annapolis Valley Surficial Geology

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Abstract

This dataset shows the surficial geology of the Annapolis Valley area. The aquifer extends in five watersheds: Annapolis, Cornwallis, Canard, Habitant and Pereau. The Quaternary sediments in the study area consist mostly of tills, ice-contact glaciofluvial sands and gravels, and glaciomarine and/or glaciolacustrine clays of variable thickness.
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TitleAnnapolis Valley Surficial Geology
Date2007-01-01 (register publication)
Date2006-01-01 (register creation)
Edition1
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register principalInvestigator
NameChristine Rivard
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
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AddressDelivery point : 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
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Country : Canada Canada
Email christine.rivard@canada.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543173
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register originator
NameDaniel Paradis
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
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AddressDelivery point : 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
Postal code :
Country : Canada Canada
Email daniel.paradis@canada.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543713
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register custodian
NameFrancois Letourneau
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
Position
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AddressDelivery point : 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
Postal code :
Country : Canada Canada
Email francois.letourneau@canada.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543826
Online Resource
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register pointOfContact
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OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada
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Email nrcan.gsc-geosciencedata-donneesgeoscience-cgc.rncan@canada.ca
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Related publication

  • Rivard, C., Deblonde, C., Boivin, R., Bolduc, A., Paradis, S.J., Paradis, D., Liao, S., Gauthier, M.J., Blackmore, A., Trépanier, S., Castonguay, S., Drage, J., and Michaud, Y. 2007: Canadian groundwater inventory: Hydrogeological atlas of the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5541, 128 p.

Goals

The purpose is to show a unified surficial geology of the study area. This dataset is used to realize other themes.

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Thesaurus
TitleGovernment of Canada Core Subject Thesaurus
Date2004 (register creation)
Date2013-05-11 (register publication)
Edition
Edition date
Citation group
register custodian
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OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Library and Archives Canada
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Typeregister
TermHydrogeology
Spatial representationregister vector
Resolution375000
Languageeng; CAN
Character encodingutf8
Thematic categorygeoscientificInformation
ExtentLocalisation
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Distributor

Contact
register distributor
NameEric Boisvert
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
Position
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AddressDelivery point : 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
Postal code :
Country : Canada Canada
Email eric.boisvert2@canada.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543705
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register pointOfContact
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OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada
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City :
Administrative region :
Postal code :
Country :
Email nrcan.gsc-geosciencedata-donneesgeoscience-cgc.rncan@canada.ca
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Lineage

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Introduction
General process description
Process step Sources
The dataset was extracted from the file surfGeol.shp of the Annapolis project archives folder. The attribute table was modified to add or remove fields. Data regarding units names were found in the Hydrogeological Atlas of the Annapolis Valley produced by the Geological Survey of Canada. Surfical geology unit were reclassified according to Geological Survey of Canada standard surficial geology legend (http://dx.doi.org/10.4095/290144) when it was possible - with the understanding that some units might not perfectly match in the new classification. The original classification is kept in the dataset.
The dataset was extracted from the file surfGeol.shp of the Annapolis project archives folder. The attribute table was modified to add or remove fields. Data regarding units names were found in the Hydrogeological Atlas of the Annapolis Valley produced by the Geological Survey of Canada. Surfical geology unit were reclassified according to Geological Survey of Canada standard surficial geology legend (http://dx.doi.org/10.4095/290144) when it was possible - with the understanding that some units might not perfectly match in the new classification. The original classification is kept in the dataset.


Technical details and constraints

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Languageeng; CAN
Character encodingregister utf8
Hierarchical classificationregister dataset
Date2016-06-10
Metadata standardNorth American Profile of ISO 19115:2003 - Geographic information - Metadata
VersionCAN/CGSB-171.100-2009
Constraints
Update frequencyregister asNeeded

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Geographic Reference System

Reference System codeEPSG:4326
Registerhttp://www.epsg-registry.org/
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Metadata Contact

register author
NameFrancois Letourneau
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
Position
Information
AddressDelivery point : 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
Postal code :
Country : Canada Canada
Email francois.letourneau@canada.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543826
Online Resource
register pointOfContact
Name
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada
Position
Information
AddressDelivery point :
City :
Administrative region :
Postal code :
Country :
Email nrcan.gsc-geosciencedata-donneesgeoscience-cgc.rncan@canada.ca
Telephone
Online Resource