Canadian National Forest Information System (NFIS)
Entry ID: NFIS_FOREST_INFO_SYSTEM

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Summary
Abstract: The Canadian National Forest Information System (NFIS) data holding is a
collection of natural resource data sets which have been developed by
researchers in the Canadian Forest Service, and by provincial and territorial
forest and environmental agencies. NFIS has implemented a spatial data
warehouse to integrate, distribute and display these holdings in support of
science and policy initiatives which must report on issues such as sustainable
resource management, climate change and biodiversity.To support science and
policy initiatives which must report on issues such as sustainable resource
management, climate change and biodiversity.
Related URL
Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: 42.0   E: -52.0   W: -141.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service
Dataset Title: Canadian National Forest Information System (NFIS)
Dataset Release Date: 19990101
Dataset Release Place: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forestry Centre
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Access Constraints NFIS is a spatial data warehouse housing data from a variety of sources. Access
differs from holding to holding; most data is available to interested parties
upon request.
Use Constraints Spatial data is freely portrayed in GIF format over the Web.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Pacific Forestry Centre, Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.pfc.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/
Dataset ID: http://nfis.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JANE FOSTER
Phone: +01-250-363-0600
Fax: +01-250-363-0775
Email: jfoster at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
506 West Burnside Road
City: Victoria
Province or State: British Columbia
Postal Code: V8Z 1M5
Country: Canada
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +01-250-363-8303
Fax: +01-250-3630775
Email: blow at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
506 West Burnside Road
City: Victoria
Province or State: British Columbia
Postal Code: V8Z 1M5
Country: Canada
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-04-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-05-04
Future DIF Review Date: 2006-06-18
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