The Atlas of Canada - Glacier Atlas of Canada
Entry ID: Canada_CCRS_NatlAtlasGlacier

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Summary
Abstract: The Canadian Glacier Inventory Project was initiated in the 1960s as
part of Canada's contribution to the International Hydrological Decade
(1965-1974) programme for a world inventory of glaciers (Ommanney, 1980),
sponsored by Unesco. Basic physical data on Canada's estimated 100,000 glaciers
were to be compiled from maps and photographs. This necessitated the adoption
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Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: 41.5   E: -52.0   W: -141.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, GeoAccess Division - Atlas of Canada
Dataset Title: The Atlas of Canada - Glacier Atlas of Canada
Dataset Series Name: Glacier Atlas of Canada
Dataset Release Date: 19720101
Dataset Release Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Government of Canada
Online Resource: http://atlas.gc.ca
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1969-01-01
Stop Date: 1972-12-31
Access Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Atlas of Canada, GeoAccess Division, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, Geomatics Canada, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://atlas.gc.ca/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ATLAS OF CANADA CLIENT SERVICES
Fax: +01-613-947-2410
Email: info at atlas.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canada
Centre for Remote Sensing, GeoAccess Division, The Atlas of Canada
615 Booth Street, Room 650
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E9
Country: Canada
Distribution
Fees: Gratuit-Free
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +01-613-995-4884
Fax: +01-613-947-2410
Email: mcain at atlas.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada,
Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, GeoAccess Division
615 Booth Street, Room 650
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E9
Country: Canada
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Publications/References
References:
Ommanney, C.S.L., 1980. The inventory of Canadian glaciers:
procedures, techniques, progress and applications. IAHS-AISH Publication No.
126, International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 35-44

Ommanney, C.S.L., Clarkson, J. and Strome, M.M., 1973. Information
booklet for the inventory of Canadian glaciers. Glacier inventory Note No. 4,
Glaciology Division, Inland Waters Directorate, Department of the Environment,
revised edition, January, 76 pp.

Roberts, B.B., 1963. Universal decimal classification for use in Polar
libraries. S.P.R.I. Occasional Paper No.2, F.I.D. No.348, Scott Polar Research
Institute, Cambridge, U.K., 185 pp.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-11-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-05-13
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-08-07
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