Metadata: Annapolis Valley Bedrock Geology

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Abstract

This dataset presents the Annapolis Valley bedrock geology. The aquifer extends in five watersheds: Annapolis, Cornwallis, Canard, Habitant and Pereau. Paleozoic rocks underlie the South Mountain highlands and constitute the basement of Triassic rocks beneath the Valley. The Triassic-Jurassic Fundy Group underlies the Annapolis Valley and North Mountain.
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TitleAnnapolis Valley Bedrock Geology
Date2007-03-03 (register publication)
Date2000-01-01 (register creation)
Edition1
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register principalInvestigator
NameChristine Rivard
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
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AddressDelivery point : 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
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Country : Canada Canada
Email christine.rivard@canada.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543173
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register originator
NameJohn Duncan Keppie
OrganisationNova Scotia Department of Natural Ressource
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register custodian
NameFrancois Letourneau
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
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AddressDelivery point : 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
Postal code :
Country : Canada Canada
Email francois.letourneau@canada.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543826
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OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada
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Email nrcan.gsc-geosciencedata-donneesgeoscience-cgc.rncan@canada.ca
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Related publication

  • Rivard, C., Deblonde, C., Boivin, R., Bolduc, A., Paradis, S.J., Paradis, D., Liao, S., Gauthier, M.J., Blackmore, A., Trépanier, S., Castonguay, S., Drage, J., and Michaud, Y. 2007: Canadian groundwater inventory: Hydrogeological atlas of the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5541, 128 p.

Goals

This map was created to provide a regional frame of the simplified bedrock geology . This dataset is used to realize other themes.

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TitleGovernment of Canada Core Subject Thesaurus
Date2004 (register creation)
Date2013-05-11 (register publication)
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register custodian
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OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Library and Archives Canada
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Typeregister
TermHydrogeology
Spatial representationregister vector
Resolution375000
Languageeng; CAN
Character encodingutf8
Thematic categorygeoscientificInformation
ExtentLocalisation
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Distributor

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register distributor
NameEric Boisvert
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
Position
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AddressDelivery point : 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
Postal code :
Country : Canada Canada
Email eric.boisvert2@canada.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543705
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OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada
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Email nrcan.gsc-geosciencedata-donneesgeoscience-cgc.rncan@canada.ca
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Introduction
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Process step Sources
The dataset was extracted from the file bedGeol.shp of the Annapolis project archives folder. The data regarding the geological units were found int the Hydrogeological Atlas of the Annapolis Valley produced by the Geological Survey of Canada. Bedrock geological units were assigned a lithologic class based on the dominant composition, with the understanding that some units are too complex to be assigned a single lithologic class, in order to render the map in a uniform national map. The original classification of the unit is still available in the dataset, along with a link to the Lexicon of Canadian Geologic Units (http://weblex.nrcan.gc.ca/). The GeoSciML / IUGS lithological classification has been used as a standard earth material vocabulary (http://resource.geosciml.org/).
The dataset was extracted from the file bedGeol.shp of the Annapolis project archives folder. The data regarding the geological units were found int the Hydrogeological Atlas of the Annapolis Valley produced by the Geological Survey of Canada. Bedrock geological units were assigned a lithologic class based on the dominant composition, with the understanding that some units are too complex to be assigned a single lithologic class, in order to render the map in a uniform national map. The original classification of the unit is still available in the dataset, along with a link to the Lexicon of Canadian Geologic Units (http://weblex.nrcan.gc.ca/). The GeoSciML / IUGS lithological classification has been used as a standard earth material vocabulary (http://resource.geosciml.org/).


Technical details and constraints

File identifierecb0d2cf-adc2-43a2-ae8a-1862279fcb80
Languageeng; CAN
Character encodingregister utf8
Hierarchical classificationregister dataset
Date2016-06-10
Metadata standardNorth American Profile of ISO 19115:2003 - Geographic information - Metadata
VersionCAN/CGSB-171.100-2009
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Update frequencyregister asNeeded

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Reference System codeEPSG:4326
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Metadata Contact

register author
NameFrancois Letourneau
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
Position
Information
AddressDelivery point : 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
Postal code :
Country : Canada Canada
Email francois.letourneau@canada.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543826
Online Resource
register pointOfContact
Name
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada
Position
Information
AddressDelivery point :
City :
Administrative region :
Postal code :
Country :
Email nrcan.gsc-geosciencedata-donneesgeoscience-cgc.rncan@canada.ca
Telephone
Online Resource