Landslide Disasters in Canada 1840-1999
Entry ID: Canada_GSC_LandslideDisasterCan

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Summary
Abstract: Landslide Disasters in Canada is a data base of significant landslide disasters
in Canada during the years of 1840-1999, a period of 160 years (Evans, 1997;
1999).

Life loss is adopted as the sole criterion for defining a landslide disaster in
the Canadian context (Evans, 1997). In this initial attempt at a verified list
for Canada, a landslide disaster is defined as a landslide event, or related
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: 42.0   E: -52.0   W: -141.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada, Terrain Sciences Division
Dataset Title: Landslide Disasters in Canada 1840-1999
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/landslides/clp/interactive_maps_e.phpz39.50s...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1840-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-12-31
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Crown copyright
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: ALAIN GRIGNON
Phone: +01-613-947-8773
Fax: +01-613-992-0190
Email: alain.grignon at nrcan-rncan.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: +01-613-947-8773
Fax: +01-613-992-0190
Email: alain.grignon at nrcan-rncan.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: 2012-10-17
Future DIF Review Date: 2006-06-13
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