General Information
Metadata Date Stamp: 2018-09-26
Organization: Alberta Environment and Parks, Government of Alberta
Organization Role: publisher
Identification Information
Title: Upper North Saskatchewan and Red Deer River Study Area
Dataset Publication Date: 2017-10-01
Abstract: This dataset is a subset of the Hydrologic Unit Code Watersheds of Alberta which is produced for the Government of Alberta and is available to the general public. Please consult the Distribution Information of this metadata for the appropriate contact to acquire this dataset. The study area used in the report 'Land use, climate change and ecological responses in the Upper North Saskatchewan and Red Deer River Basins: A Scientific Assessment' encompasses the Upper North Saskatchewan River Basin and part of the Upper Red Deer River Basin. The total area of the study area is 24,677 km² and was delineated using the HUC6 watershed boundaries.Report:
Hierarchy Level: Dataset
Data Type: Vector
Scale 1: 531006
Use Limitation Distribution Liability: Under the terms of the Open Government Licence - Alberta, the Information is licensed as is, and the Information Provider excludes all representations, warranties, obligations, and liabilities, whether expressed or implied, to the maximum extent permitted by law. The Information Provider is not liable for any errors or omissions in the Information, and will not under any circumstances be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other loss, injury or damage caused by its use or otherwise arising in connection with this licence or the Information, even if specifically advised of the possiblility of such loss, injury or damage.
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Use Constraints license
Other Constraints To access the data you must agree to the terms of the Open Government Licence - Alberta found at
User Note Public
Classification unclassified
Classification System Government of Alberta Security Classification Guidelines
Handling Description
Data Theme
Theme Topics: biota (plants & animals), boundaries, economy, environment
Reference System Information
Reference System URN: 3400
Reference System Organization ID: EPSG
Spatial Domain
West Bounding Longitude: -117.546465
South Bounding Latitude: 51.271836
East Bounding Longitude: -114.468753
North Bounding Latitude: 53.188435
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Data Quality Information
Scope (quality information applies to): Dataset
Data History: Derived from the Hydrologic Unit Code Watersheds of Alberta to support defined project study area. Specificially, Hydrological Unit Code Watershed 6 (HUC6).
Contact Information
Organization: Alberta Environment and Parks, Government of Alberta
Contact Position: Science Branch, Environmental Monitoring and Science Division
Address: 10th Floor, 9888 Jasper Avenue NW
City: Edmonton
State: Alberta
Postal Code: T5J5C6
Telephone: 1(780)2297288
Distribution Information
Format Name: File Geodatabase Feature Class
Format Version: 1.0
Distribution Link:
Distribution Link Function: Download
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