Species and Elements of Conservation Concern for Alberta, Canada
Entry ID: Canada_ANHIC_ConservationConcrn

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Summary
Abstract: The Alberta Natural Heritage Information Centre (ANHIC) systematically collects
and disseminates information on the location of plants, animals and vegetation
communities of conservation concern in Alberta.

The dataset includes location details for species and elements of
conservation concern (ie. on a tracking list) in the following groups:
amphibians, birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: 49.0   E: -110.0   W: -120.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Alberta Natural Heritage Information Centre, Parks and Protected Areas Division, Alberta Community Development
Dataset Title: Species and Elements of Conservation Concern for Alberta, Canada
Dataset Release Place: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Parks and Protected Areas, Alberta Community Development
Online Resource: http://tpr.alberta.ca/parks/heritageinfocentre/default.aspx
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1825-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Element occurrence (EO) locations are typically plotted manually on 1:50,000
NTS topographical maps (NAD27). Locations are assigned a mapping precision of
based on actual precisio, in meters, or one of four codes (S-within 250 meters,
M-within 2.5km, G-within 8km and U-unmappable). The location's coordinates are
captured in UTM NAD27 coordinates from the map and converted ... View entire text
Access Constraints Sensitive location records may only be released at the discretion of the
appropriate Alberta government biologist.
Use Constraints NoneElement Occurrence Data -
Please remember that the results of a data search by the Alberta Natural
Heritage Information Centre are not intended as a final statement on the
presence, absence, or condition of elements within a given area, or as a
substitute for on-site surveys which may be required for environmental
assessments.

Also, we are asking for your help in keeping our databases as accurate
and up-to-date as possible. If you should discover any new element occurrences
or re-survey existing ones, please let us know. Feel free to notify us of any
inaccuracies or discrepancies you may notice in our data, and give us your
suggestions on how our services could be more useful to you.
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Alberta Parks – Tourism, Government of Alberta, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.albertaparks.ca/albertaparksca/library/environmentally-s...
Dataset ID: Element Occurrence (EO) data.

Data Center Personnel
Name: JOHN RINTOUL
Phone: +01-780-427-6639
Fax: +01-780-427-5980
Email: john.rintoul at gov.ab.ca
Contact Address:
Second Floor, 9820 - 106 Street
City: Edmonton
Province or State: Alberta
Postal Code: T5K 2J6
Country: Canada
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +01-780-427-6639
Fax: +01-780-427-5980
Email: john.rintoul at gov.ab.ca
Contact Address:
Second Floor, 9820 - 106 Street
City: Edmonton
Province or State: Alberta
Postal Code: T5K 2J6
Country: Canada
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-02-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-05-14
Future DIF Review Date: 2006-07-22
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