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Permafrost Map for Northwestern Canada (Mackenzie Region), Version 1
Entry ID: GGD630_1


Summary
Abstract: The Permafrost Map for Northwestern Canada (Mackenzie Region) is a digital version of the 1:1,000,000 map produced by Heginbottom and Radburn [Heginbottom, J.A. and Radburn, L.K. (compilers) 1992. Permafrost and ground ice conditions of northwestern Canada; Geological Survey of Canada, Map 1691A, scale 1:1 000 000.] The map provides information on permafrost distribution and ground ice conditions in the Mackenzie Region of northwestern Canada. The data set comprises three data layers: maps of permafrost zones, rivers, and lakes. The map themes (layers) are in the ESRI Shapefile spatial data format (ArcView files). The permafrost map codes continuous, discontinuous, intermediate, sporadic, and isolated permafrost, and glaciers. Data are available via ftp

Purpose: Scientific Research

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 70.0 S: 60.0  E: -120.0  W: -142.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Permafrost Map for Northwestern Canada (Mackenzie Region), Version 1
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-01-01
Stop Date: 1992-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > Mackenzie region, Northwest and Yukon Territories, Canada


Science Keywords
CRYOSPHERE >FROZEN GROUND >PERMAFROST    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >FROZEN GROUND >PERMAFROST    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NOT PROVIDED

National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NOT PROVIDED


Personnel
NATIONAL SNOW AND ICE DATA CENTER
Role: DATA CENTER CONTACT
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA


SHARON SMITH
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 613 947 7066
Fax: 1 613 992 0190
Email: ssmith at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
601 Booth St.
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Country: Canada


SHARON SMITH
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 613 947 7066
Fax: 1 613 992 0190
Email: ssmith at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
601 Booth St.
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Country: Canada


HEGINBOTTOM, J.A. AND RADBURN, L.K. (COMPILERS)
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1992-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16



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