National Forestry Database - Silviculture, CanadaEntry ID: Canada_CFS_Silviculture
Abstract: The first national report of silviculture statistics was published by the
Canadian Forestry Service in 1982. It included all silvicultural activities
practiced in Canada by governments and industry from 1975 to 1979. Since 1990,
data have been collected through the annual National Forestry Database Program
Silviculture statistics include historical tables for 1975-1997 with
data on the following topics: harvesting, site preparation, scarification,
direct seeding, planting, stand tending and forest regeneration.To provide the
most recently available authoritative data on silviculture in Canada.
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Before 1990, surveys of silvicultural activities were conducted and reported by
the Northern Forestry Centre (Brace and Golec 1982, Kuhnke and Brace 1986,
Kuhnke 1989, ForCan and CPPA 1990).
It should be noted that the data presented for the Northwest
Territories includes statistical information for Nunavut, which was established
on April 1, 1999.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) (ed.); Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service - Brian D. Haddon (comp.)
Dataset Title: National Forestry Database - Silviculture, Canada
Dataset Release Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dataset Publisher: CCFM, National Forestry Database Program (NFDP)Online Resource: http://nfdp.ccfm.org/
Start Date: 1975-04-01
Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints Copyright - Canadian Council of Forest Ministers 1998. The data used in these
documents have been provided by the National Forestry Database Program,
Canadian Council of Forest Ministers. Reproduction or future utilization is
authorized as long as reference is made to the source.Links from the National
... Forestry Database site to other sites are presented as a convenience to users.
The National Forestry Database Program is not responsible for the information
found at these sites.
Users should also note that the National Forestry Database Program does
not assume any responsibility for the quality of external products or services
listed or described in such sites.
Also, please consult the 'Introduction and Background' web page
(http://nfdp.ccfm.org/compendium/index_e.php) for a statement of precautions in
using the data.
Data Set Progress
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: michael.vasseur at nrcan-rncan.gc.ca
580 Booth Street
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E4
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-09-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-30
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-08-22