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GeoGratis
Entry ID: CanadaGeoGratis

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Summary
Abstract: GeoGratis distributes a wide variety of geospatial data, data based on
location, for geographic areas across Canada. The data is available free of
charge, subject to copyright restrictions and disclaimer.

Geospatial data is complex by its very nature and comes in a wide variety of
scales, resolution, projection, spectral resolution and file formats. To
facilitate a wide variety of users, ... View entire text
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Description: The GeoConnections Discovery Portal, formerly the Canadian
Earth Observation Network (CEONet), is where Canadians and
others interested in Canadian geospatial data have been
coming since 1997 to discover, evaluate and access geospatial
data products and services. The GeoConnections Discovery
Portal provides infrastructure tools and services to serve a
wide range of Canadian stakeholders. It is offered free for
any organization or individual to use. Registering and
advertising, having your geospatial data remotely searched,
as well as having access to free software tools and
Internet-accessible services are indeed bonuses. Technical
help and support are also available free of charge. These
are important considerations when looking for a data
discovery solution for your organization. The Discovery
Portal is ideally suited for geospatial data discovery with
it geographic focus, fielded searches and library like
functionality.

Description: GeoConnections will: develop the Canadian Geospatial Data
Infrastructure (CGDI), which will coordinate Canada?s
numerous databases of geographic information and make them
accessible through a common window on the Internet; and
enable partnerships between federal, provincial and
territorial governments, the private sector and the academic
community.
Service Citation
Originators: Government of Canada, Natural Ressources Canada, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, GeoAccess Division
Title: GeoGratis
Provider: Government of Canada, Natural Ressources Canada, CCRS,GeoAccess Division
URL: http://geogratis.cgdi.gc.ca/
Service Keywords
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >ARCHIVING Parameter Definition
METADATA HANDLING >DATA DISCOVERY Parameter Definition
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >DATA DELIVERY Parameter Definition

Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL AQUATIC SCIENCES Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS Parameter Definition
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Quality The Data is provided on an "as is" basis and Canada makes no guarantees,
representations or warranties respecting the Data, either expressed or implied,
arising by law or otherwise, including but not limited to, effectiveness,
completeness, accuracy or fitness for a particular purpose.
Access Constraints GeoGratis provides data to a wide variety of clients. The data
that is available from GeoGratis is primarily oriented to an
audience familiar with geographic information systems (GIS), or
image analysis, or desktop graphics.
Use Constraints NATURAL RESOURCES CANADA
GEOMATICS CANADA, Earth Sciences Sector
Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
GeoAccess Division
USER AGREEMENT FOR DIGITAL DATA

THIS is a legal Agreement between you, the "User" and HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN
RIGHT OF CANADA ("Canada"), represented by the Minister of Natural Resources
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Ancillary Keywords
Free Geospatial Data
Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI)
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Service Provider
CA/NRCAN/ESS/GC/CCMEO > Canada Centre For Mapping And Earth Observation, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://ceonet.cgdi.gc.ca/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: STEVEN SMITH
Phone: 01-613-947-3499
Fax: 01-613-947-2410
Email: stsmith at NRCan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Room 650
615 Booth Street
K1A 0E9
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Country: CANADA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: FTP
Distribution_Size: Varied
Distribution_Format: HDF
Fees: Free
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Personnel
R. BELAIR
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: 01-613-992-9777
Fax: 01-613-947-2410
Email: rebelair at NRCan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Room 650
615 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E9
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date:
SERF Last Revision Date: 2010-12-21
Future SERF Review Date: 2003-07-16
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