Canadian IBA Polygon layer
Entry ID: Canada_BirdStudiesCan_IBA

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Summary
Abstract: This layer represents *generalized* boundaries of Important Bird Areas (IBA) in
Canada. IBAs, in Canada and elsewhere, are evaluated and designated on the
basis of internationally established criteria. The polygons contained in the
dataset meet these criteria and are therefore deemed significant at the
national, continental, or global level. In Canada, IBAs are not legally
recognized entities and ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: 41.5   E: -43.0   W: -141.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bird Studies Canada and the Canadian Nature Federation
Dataset Title: Canadian IBA Polygon layer
Dataset Release Date: 20040101
Dataset Release Place: Port Rowan, Ontario, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Bird Studies Canada and the Canadian Nature Federation
Online Resource: http://www.bsc-eoc.org/iba/ibasites.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Attributes, consisting of the site identifier and online linkage, are 100%
accurate.
Use Constraints Please cite as follows: Bird Studies Canada and The Canadian Nature Federation.
2004. Important Bird Areas of Canada Database. Port Rowan, Ontario: Bird
Studies Canada. To access the Canadian IBA directory:
http://www.bsc-eoc.org/iba/ibasites.html .
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Bird Studies Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.bsc-eoc.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ANDREW COUTURIER
Phone: +01-519-586-3531
Fax: +01-519-586-3532
Email: acouturier at bsc-eoc.org
Contact Address:
Bird Studies Canada
P.O. Box 160, 115 Front Street
City: Port Rowan
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: N0E 1M0
Country: Canada
Distribution
Fees: Gratuit-Free
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +01-519-586-3531
Fax: +01-519-586-3532
Email: acouturier at bsc-eoc.org
Contact Address:
Bird Studies Canada
P.O. Box 160, 115 Front Street
City: Port Rowan
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: N0E 1M0
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-07-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-03-25
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-07-31
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