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NPCA Natural Areas Inventory

Polygon data for the Niagara Watershed with attributes describing natural areas such as: cliffs, talus, rock, shoreline, bluff, sand, dunes, bog, marsh, agriculture (as open, shrub, treed, barren), woodland, thicket, swamp, hedgerow (as coniferous, deciduous, mixed) and aquatic features (as floating leaved shallow, submerged shallow, open water), and wetlands. Included with this data are a series of PDF maps displaying ecological land classification mapping. These data are useful for large scale mapping for landuse or land cover analysis.

Extensive documentation is available under Related Information below.

Restrictions
The data is licensed to Brock University faculty, staff and students for teaching and research purposes only and requires the user to sign a Generic license agreement.

Access
Request Data [.shp, .pdf]

Local \MapLibrary\DATA\Niagara\NPCA\NaturalAreasInventory\NAI Report\GIS_Data\

Local \MapLibrary\DATA\Niagara\NPCA\NaturalAreasInventory\NAI Report\

Extent of data [Niagara Watershed]

Related Information
Natural Areas Inventory (Volumes 1 & 2) (documentation)

Ecological Land Classification Mapping [PDF format]
Local \MapLibrary\DATA\Niagara\NPCA\NaturalAreasInventory\NAIReport\AccompanyingMappingDVD\Maps_CartographicProduct\

NPCA Watershed Explorer (Click More...>Operational Layers>Watershed Monitoring>ELC Community Natural Areas)

Citation
NPCA Natural Areas Inventory [computer file]. (2011). Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority. Available: Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library Controlled Access S:\MapLibrary\DATA\Niagara\NPCA\NaturalAreasInventory\NAI Report\GIS_Data\ (Accessed Current Date).

NPCA Natural Areas Inventory

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