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NatureServe Canada Element Tracking (ET)
Entry ID: Canada_NatureServe_ET

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 subnational

The Element records that form the core of the NHP/CDC database
include: taxonomic information about accepted nomenclature and classification
at the global, ... View entire text
Related URL
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 Tracking (ET)
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 All data are provided as is. Each NHP/CDC makes no warranty as to the currency,
completeness, or accuracy of any specific data. Since the data in the NHP/CDC
databases are continually being updated, it is advisable to refresh data
received at least once a year after its receipt. The data provided are for
planning, assessment, and informational ... 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 Element Tracking 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. ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
Data Center
NatureServe, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: Element Tracking (ET) 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: 2005-04-17