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Alberta Human Footprint Monitoring Program (AHFMP) - Footprint Sublayers - Circa 2014

Description

The Alberta Human Footprint Monitoring Program (AHFMP) is collaboration between the following organizations: Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP), The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute (ABMI), GeoDiscover Alberta, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AAF), Alberta Energy (AE), Various non-government organizations. The goal of the AHFMP is to improve the accuracy of the human footprint data and to focus expertise from the various organizations on a single footprint product. Currently AEP and ABMI co-lead the program. The AHFMP stratifies footprint features into footprint sublayers based on logical groupings. Roads, oil and gas well pads, rail lines, gravel pits, agriculture fields are examples of sub layers. The purpose of the footprint AHFMP sub-layers are to provide organizations a value-neutral, well documented, scientifically defensible footprint features that reflect the original direct mechanical disturbance of various human activities.

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Resources

Title and Dataset Information

Alternative Title

AHFMP - Footprint Sublayers - Circa 2014

Date Modified

2016-01-20

Update Frequency

Other

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Environment and Parks

Subject Information

Topic
Environment
Start Date

2016-06-28

End Date

2016-06-28

Spatial Coverage

Alberta

Resource Dates

Date Created

2016-01-20

Date Added to catalogue

2016-06-30T17:04:22.104208

Date Modified

2016-01-20

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Usage / Licence

Usage Considerations

This data is consumable in GIS compatible software programs.

Contact

Contact Name

Geographic Science Team, Policy Integration, Policy Division