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The Ecological Framework of Canada

Contents

This site describes Canada's ecozones and the general concepts of ecological classification. Thinking, planning and acting in the context of ecosystems is essential for today's environmental management and sustainability issues.

Introduction:

An Introduction to Ecozones
Framework Concepts
Levels of Generalization

Products:

Ecozone and Ecoregion Descriptions
Printed Maps
Web Maps
Web Services
GIS Polygon Data
GIS Attribute Data

1999 Report:
Creating the Data

Overview
National Ecological Framework
Attribute Data Report
References

1995 Report:
Creating the Framework

Preface
Acknowledgements
Ecological Regionalization in Canada
Methodology
Maps
Applications of the Framework
Narrative Descriptions
References


Note: Much of this information was originally published by Environment Canada. While every effort has been made to ensure the reliability of this site, it is not covered by any warranty, express or implied.