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NatureServe Canada Sites (SBR)
Entry ID: Canada_NatureServe_SBR

Abstract: Each Canadian NHP/CDC collects information on the Elements of biodiversity
(plants, animals, and communities) within their jurisdiction and tracks the
taxonomy and status of each Element at the global, national and sub national

The Site records contain scientific and ecological information on
various Sites in the landscape, including data on location, size, biological
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Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: 41.5   E: -52.0   W: -141.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NatureServe
Dataset Title: NatureServe Canada Sites (SBR)
Dataset Series Name: Usually part of the Heritage Data Management System (HDMS) installation at a provincial Natural Heritage Program (NHP) or Conservation Data Centre (CDC)
Dataset Release Date: 20021125
Dataset Release Place: Please see summary
Dataset Publisher: Please see summary
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1700-01-01
Stop Date: 1700-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality Site (SBR) locations are typically plotted manually on NTS 1:50,000 NTS
topographical maps. The location coordinates are calculated in latitude and
longitude using a map overlay. For Sites, coordinates represent the centroid of
the managed area. The database is dependent on the research and observations of
many scientists and individuals. In most ... View entire text
Access Constraints Heritage information is only for the intended use of the individual or
organization who requested it. This database and accompanying files may not be
distributed in any way without the consent of the NHP/CDC. Use of the data is
subject to the terms of guidelines and restrictions as described in "Use
Constraints". Providing Heritage's digital database data to other than agreed
upon parties is prohibited.

Pricing is based on scale of data, geographic coverage, access requirements,
and turnaround time required. Please contact the local NHP/CDC for data
licensing fee information.
Use Constraints NOTE: The text below was modified from NatureServe's standard EO license
agreement. > Use of the Sites Dataset by the licensed data users shall be
governed by the following provisions:
Data Use Guidelines and Restrictions
1. {Program name} reserves all rights in data provided. All data are
provided as is. {Program name} ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
Data Center
NatureServe, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: Managed Areas (MA) data

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +01-613-759-1861
Fax: +01-613-759-1701
Email: curtiss at
Contact Address:
c/o Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada,
K.W. Neatby Building,
Room 2091 - 960 Carling Ave.
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0C6
Country: Canada
Fees: Please see access constraints
Phone: +01-705-755-2157
Fax: +01-705-755-2168
Email: peter.sorrill at
Contact Address:
Ontario Natural heritage Information Centre
300 Water St., 2nd Floor, North Tower
P.O. Box 7000
K9J 8M5
City: Peterborough
Province or State: ON
Country: CANADA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-11-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-04-23