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NatureServe Canada Element Occurrence (EO)
Entry ID: Canada_NatureServe_EO

Abstract: Each Canadian Natural Heritage Program (NHP) or Conservation Data Centre (CDC)
collects data on rare and imperiled species and plant communities in their

The Element Occurrence (EO) records that form the core of each CDC's
database include: information on the location, status, characteristics,
numbers, condition, and distribution of elements of biological diversity using
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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 Element Occurrence (EO)
Dataset Series Name: Usually part of the Heritage Data Management System (HDMS) installation at a provincial 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 Element occurrence (EO) locations are typically plotted manually on NTS
1:50,000 NTS topographical maps. Locations are assigned a mapping precision of
one of 3 primary levels: seconds, minutes and general. The locations
coordinates are calculated in latitude and longitude using a map overlay. For
point EOs, coordinates represent the population ... 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 local NHP/CDC. Use of the
data is subject to the terms of a license agreement developed between the
NHP/CDC and the information requestor. The Heritage ... View entire text
Use Constraints NOTE: The text below was modified from NatureServe's standard EO license
agreement. > Use of the Element Occurrence Dataset by the licensed data users
shall be governed by the following provisions:The NHP/CDC shall have no
liability or responsibility with respect to any liability, loss, or damage
caused or alleged to be caused directly or ... View entire text
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Data Center
NatureServe, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: Element Occurrence (EO) 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