Sand Dune and Climate Change Studies in the Prairie Provinces in Canada
Entry ID: Canada_GSC_SandDuneClimatChange

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Summary
Abstract: There are over 120 sand dune fields in Alberta, Saskatchewan and
Manitoba occurring throughout the prairie and boreal ecozones. These
dune areas have been less modified by human activities compared to
much of the prairie landscape. Dune areas are not cropped because of
their low soil fertility and low soil moisture holding capacity. They
are also at a high risk of erosion by wind. These same ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: 49.0   E: -88.0   W: -120.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada, Terrain Sciences Division
Dataset Title: Sand Dune and Climate Change Studies in the Prairie Provinces in Canada
Dataset Release Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada, Terrain Sciences Division
Online Resource: http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/climate/sanddune/index_e.php
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-02-05
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Copyright / Permission to Reproduce see: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/notice_e.html
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Terrain Sciences Division,Geological Survey of Canada-Atlantic, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/hydrogeo/orm/index_e.php

Data Center Personnel
Name: STEPHEN WOLFE
Phone: +01-613-992-7670
Email: swolfe at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
601 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Country: Canada
Distribution
Fees: Gratuit-Free
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +01-613-992-7670
Email: swolfe at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
601 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Country: Canada
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-07-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-03-03
Future DIF Review Date: 2006-07-25
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