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Topics: Energy and Natural Resources Audience: Entrepreneur/Self-employed

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December 14, 2018

Description

These tenure sales statistics are related to the public offering and sale of Crown petroleum and natural gas rights, such as bonuses, hectares sold, and average price per hectare. The file containing statistics for the current year is updated every two weeks, reports are also available in PDF.


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September 14, 2018

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Outlines the conservation and reclamation requirements for renewable energy operations (i.e., wind, solar and geothermal) producing renewable electricity.


Views: 65
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December 4, 2017

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This map displays the distribution of the main soil types found within the province of Alberta. The distribution pattern of soils in Alberta is strongly linked to climate and parent materials. Climate affects the location of different soil groups. The driest area in southeastern Alberta is...


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December 4, 2017

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This map displays the risk of soil degradation by water in the agricultural region of Alberta. Water erosion is a concern because it reduces soil quality by removing soil particles and nutrients, and reduces water quality if these particles are carried into nearby water bodies. The map uses five...


Views: 23
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December 4, 2017

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This map displays the risk of soil degradation by wind in the agricultural region of Alberta. Wind erosion is a concern because it reduces soil quality by removing soil nutrients, smaller soil particles and organic matter. Wind erosion can reduce air quality during extreme erosion events and also...


Views: 25
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December 4, 2017

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This map illustrates the distribution of soil parent material textures in the agricultural region of Alberta. Soil texture is defined by the relative proportions of the sand, silt and clay particles present. Soil textures are identified by classes using the Soil Texture Triangle illustrated...


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December 4, 2017

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The data represents the occurrence of saline soils in the agricultural area of Alberta. A Saline Soils is a non-alkali (pH less than 8.5 and exchangeable-sodium less than 15%) soil containing soluble salts in great enough quantities that they interfere with the growth of most crop plants. This...


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December 4, 2017

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This map displays the distribution of Solonetzic soils in the agricultural region of Alberta. Solonetzic soils have developed on saline parent material that is high in sodium and have a characteristic hardpan layer that has formed in the subsoil. This hardpan is very hard when dry and has low...


Views: 31
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December 4, 2017

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This map displays the percentage of organic matter in the surface layer of cultivated soils in the agricultural region of Alberta. Soil organic matter (SOM) is derived primarily from the decomposition of plant biomass. SOM improves both the physical and chemical properties of soil and has...


Views: 12
Last Modified

December 4, 2017

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This map displays an assessment of soil erosion risk for the agricultural area of Alberta. Loss of protective residue cover through cultivation will increase the potential risk of soil erosion. The vulnerability of the soil to erosion combined with the intensity of cultivation determines the...