Significant Species and Habitats Database
Entry ID: Canada_NS_WetlandCoastalHabitat

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Summary
Abstract: The Significant Species and Habitats map and databases provide a mechanism for
recording both location and species of an occurance. It consists of 2 primary
tables:

1. sites.dbf
2. eoccs.dbf (elements occurrances, where element indicates the species)

The database also contains 6 look-up tables and a few code lists for data entry
consistancy.

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Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.0   S: 43.0   E: -59.5   W: -66.3

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, Renewable Resources Branch, Wildlife Division
Dataset Title: Significant Species and Habitats Database
Dataset Release Place: Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, Renewable Resources Branch, Wildlife Division
Online Resource: http://www.gov.ns.ca/natr/wildlife/Thp/disclaim.htm
Access Constraints Required to enter into a license agreement for access to the data. As per Nova
Scotia government policy - Digital Geographic Data Use License. Freely
distributed between provincial departments. ArcView shapefile available free
online, or via distributor.

Access to database given based on individual case consideration only to
regional biologists, land owners, and/or qualified researchers.

Free online viewing. ArcView shapefiles available free online. Contact
distributor for database fee information.
Use Constraints As per license agreement.The Department of Natural Resources makes no claim as
to the accuracy of the data and further stipulates that the user of the data
assumes all risks associated with the use of the data.

A use and distribution policy document is available in Wordperfect 6.1 format
(2.6 MB) located here: http://www.gov.ns.ca/natr/wildlife/doc/sighabs.wpd.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Wildlife Division, Renewable Resources Branch, Natural Resources, Nova Scotia, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.gov.ns.ca/natr/wildlife/

Data Center Personnel
Name: TONY DUKE
Phone: +01-902-679-6148
Fax: +01-902-679-6176
Email: dukeap at gov.ns.ca
Contact Address:
Provincial Building, Floor 3, 136 Exhibition Street
City: Kentville
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B4N 4E5
Country: Canada
Distribution
Fees: Free online viewing. ArcView shapefiles available free online.
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +01-902-679-6148
Fax: +01-902-679-6176
Email: dukeap at gov.ns.ca
Contact Address:
Provincial Building, Floor 3, 136 Exhibition Street
City: Kentville
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B4N 4E5
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-02-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-16
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-03-14
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