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Canadian Offshore Seabed Photo Collection
Entry ID: CANADA_GSC_OffshoreSeabedPhoto


Summary
Abstract: This collection consists of bottom photos at the seabed interface and downcore
core-face photos collected as part of research cruises conducted by, or for,
the Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic).This collection is useful for
analysis and the determination of geohazards, benthic colonization, aggregate
potential, and bottom features.
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Related URL
Link: View Related Information
Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 90.0 S: 35.0  E: -40.0  W: -142.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic)
Dataset Title: Canadian Offshore Seabed Photo Collection
Dataset Release Place: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Gov of Canada, NRCAN, Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic)


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1960-01-01


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NEW BRUNSWICK
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NOVA SCOTIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NUNAVUT
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > YUKON TERRITORY
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > EAST COAST CANADA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > MACKENZIE DELTA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > ARCTIC
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > NORTHERN HEMISPHERE
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > WESTERN HEMISPHERE


Science Keywords
OCEANS >MARINE ENVIRONMENT MONITORING    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >MARINE ECOSYSTEMS    [Definition]


Access Constraints
Data is accessible two years after first collected.


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BENTHIC COMMUNITIES
BOTTOM FEATURES
GEOHAZARDS


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Data Center
Geological Survey of Canada-Atlantic, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/science/geology/gsc/17100
Dataset ID: Seabed Photos Data Set

Data Center Personnel
Name: IRIS HARDY
Phone: +01-902-426-6127
Fax: +01-902-426-4465
Email: ihardy at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 1006, 1 Challenger Drive
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada



Distribution
Fees: Fees may apply for formatting, media and delivery.


Personnel
BARBARA SZLAVKO
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +01-902-426-7262
Fax: +01-902-426-6152
Email: bszlavko at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 1006, 1 Challenger Drive
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada


IRIS HARDY
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +01-902-426-6127
Fax: +01-902-426-4465
Email: ihardy at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 1006, 1 Challenger Drive
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-09-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-09-06



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