Forest Resources Database of Nova Scotia, Canada
Entry ID: Canada_NS_ForestResourcesData

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Summary
Abstract: The Forest Resources Database contains forest stand descriptions, Crown
ownership information, and an ecological land classification. Interpreted
aerial photography is the primary source for forestry data with roughly
one-tenth of the province captured annually. Satellite imagery is used to
identify harvesting activity between aerial photo re-interpretation cycles.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.0   S: 43.0   E: -59.9   W: -66.3

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, Renewable Resources Branch, Forestry Division
Dataset Title: Forest Resources Database of Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Release Place: Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, Renewable Resources Branch, Forestry Division
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
Access Constraints Required to enter into a license agreement for access to the data. FOIPOP may
apply.

Fee:
Fees apply: $50.00 per 1:10 000 mapsheet. Please contact the distributor for
additional information.
Use Constraints As per license agreement. The data remains the property of the Department of
Natural Resources; requires approval for redistribution. Some attributes are
not available for distribution.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Forestry Division, Renewable Resources Branch, Natural Resources, Nova Scotia, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.gov.ns.ca/natr/forestry/
Dataset ID: Catalog Number: DP FOR003

Data Center Personnel
Name: RICHARD MORASH
Phone: +01-902-893-5657
Fax: +01-902-893-6102
Email: rmorash at gov.ns.ca
Contact Address:
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources
Renewable Resources Branch, Forestry Division
664 Prince Street, P.O. Box 68
City: Truro
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2N 5B8
Country: Canada
Distribution
Fees: Fees apply: $50.00 per 1:10 000 mapsheet.
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +01-902-893-5657
Fax: +01-902-893-6102
Email: rmorash at gov.ns.ca
Contact Address:
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources
Renewable Resources Branch, Forestry Division
664 Prince Street, P.O. Box 68
City: Truro
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2N 5B8
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-07-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-16
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-07-25
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