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Topics: Environment

Last Modified

September 23, 2016

Description

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...


Last Modified

September 6, 2016

Description

The data represents the annual total precipitation in Alberta over the 30-year period from 1971 to 2000. A 30-year period is used to describe the present climate since it is enough time to filter our short-term fluctuations but is not dominated by any long-term trend in the climate. Annual total...


Last Modified

September 6, 2016

Description

The data represents the annual solar radiation in Alberta over the 30-year period from 1971 to 2000. A 30-year period is use to describe the present climate since it is enough time to filter out short-term fluctuation by is not dominated by any long-term trend in the climate. Daily total incoming...


Last Modified

September 23, 2016

Description

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...


Last Modified

March 1, 2016

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This document is intended to provide a consistent outline of minimum requirements for environmental assessments (ESAs) in Alberta. It has been developed to assist in the planning, implementation, and reporting for Phase 1 ESAs, Phase 2 ESAs and confirmatory investigations, and provides guidance...


Last Modified

September 1, 2016

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This documen was created to provide specific guidance on minimizing surface disturbances for Central Parkland and Northern Fescue Natural Subregions (NSRs). It describes the important grasslands in these NSRs and best practices for conservation and reclamation. The intent is to also to educate...


Last Modified

October 31, 2017

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The Alberta Risk Management Plan Guide provides Alberta Environment and Parks policy for risk management plans for contaminated sites in Alberta. This document applies when assessing exposure control as an option for managing contaminated land in Alberta. It provides guidance on the Department s...


Last Modified

February 24, 2017

Description

The Kazan Upland natural subregion occurs in the far northeastern corner of Alberta and occupies about 1.5 per cent of the province. The main area lies north of Lake Athabasca. Approximately 60 per cent of the landscape of the subregion is exposed precambrian bedrock. This guide presents...


Last Modified

March 24, 2017

Description

The Boreal Subarctic natural subregion is found on elevated plateaus of far northern Alberta, and encompasses about three per cent of the Boreal Forest Natural Region. It is dominated by open black spruce bogs and peatland complexes with frozen organic soils and permafrost terrain. Moderately...


Last Modified

January 1, 2007

Description

The Peace River Parkland accounts for under one per cent of the province. The vegetation in the region is a mosaic and is dominated by forests of aspen and white spruce, wetlands and small remnant grasslands on the uplands and on valley slopes. The vegetative communities in this subregion provide...