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Topics: Environment

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July 3, 2019

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The Alberta Wildlife Watch program collects data related to Animal-Vehicle Collisions in Alberta. This data are records of animal carcasses resulting from animal-vehicle collisions reported within the province of Alberta.


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March 1, 2019

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Summary greenhouse gas emissions data for Alberta sites reporting under the Specified Gas Reporting Program


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January 30, 2019

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Cyanobacteria (also referred to as blue-green algae) are common photosynthetic bacteria that live in surface waters. Under favorable conditions, such as warm water and high nutrient content, these bacteria can form nuisance “blooms”. The presence of blooms in recreational water causes unpleasant...


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December 3, 2018

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Mercury (Hg) enters the environment through natural processes and human activities. There are three forms of Hg: elemental (metallic) mercury, inorganic mercury salts and organic mercury compounds. Methylmercury (MeHg) is often formed from inorganic mercury during biological processes such as...


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November 1, 2018

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The Base Watersheds is a collection of four (4) integrated geospatial datasets intended to represent hydrologically corrected Digital Elevation Model (DEM), Strahler Order coded simplified hydrography and watersheds, and hydrocoded routes at a scale of 1:20 000. The four (4) datasets include:...


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October 18, 2018

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In rural Alberta, 90 per cent of people use private well water supplies for domestic use (e.g. drinking, cooking, bathing or cleaning). Domestic well water systems are not regulated by either the provincial or federal governments. The Government of Alberta along with Alberta Health Services...


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June 1, 2018

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Alberta Satellite Land Cover (ASLC) raster is produced for Government of Alberta and is available to the general public. The ASLC Mosaic is a land cover dataset for the province of Alberta. It is a set of individual projects completed in the last decade for wildfire historical burns and various...


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May 24, 2018

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This cartographic quality series of 1: 250 000 scale colour maps covers the provincial extent of Alberta and is comprised of 50 maps that are individually named using the National Topographic System (NTS) map sheet identifier. These maps display the Alberta Township System (ATS), contours (50m...


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May 1, 2018

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Ecological Land Classification (ELC) is an approach which endeavours to subdivide the landscape into significant ecological units and to organize complex interrelationships into identified geographical areas with similar properties. The objective of the Ecological Land Classification mapping...


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April 16, 2018

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The Peat Application Area dataset depicts available land which may contain peat resources, and the requirement of a peat application in Alberta. Areas where peat exploration is not allowed due to environmental concerns such as the presence of waterbodies and rivers, trumpeter swan lakes, parks...