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Map Resources

Resources collected for Spatial and Numeric Data Services (SANDS) staff

Alberta Maps

GeoDiscover Alberta
Interactive Map Viewer (requires Silverlight installed), provides various grid layers, cadastral, disposition and imagery base maps, which can be annotated and printed

Alberta Fish and Wildlife Management Information System (FWMIS)
This site allows you to view Alberta Fish & Wildlife data and create and print your own maps

Alberta Geological Survey interactive Minerals Map
Bedrock, superficial geology, sediment thickness and topography layers are available. AGS also provides links for free downloads of its maps in .pdf format and as GIS digital datasets

Agroclimatic Atlas of Alberta
The Atlas describes the climate elements relevant to agriculture in Alberta and presents 29 sets of maps of agroclimatic characteristics

Alberta River Basins
Maps of the seven major river basins or major river systems

Alberta Water Portal Maps
Information and graphics on Alberta's water basins, as well as other water-related sites

Flood Risk Maps Information System
Selected Alberta Environment maps showing flood risk zones

Alberta Prairie Lakes Bathymetry
Bathymetric maps from Alberta Sustainable Resources Development show contours of depth in a lake or reservoir. GIS shapefiles  are also available from the Alberta Geological Survey

Alberta Parks System
Maps, reports and data from Alberta Conservation Information Management System (ACIMS)

Recreational Access to Alberta Public Lands
This site contains contact information for recreational users who wish to access Alberta's Public Lands that are under agricultural lease, license or permit. It is intended to help find out what lands are involved, who to contact for access, and what conditions of access apply. Must use Microsoft Internet Explorer browser

CalTopo - Kananaskis & Calgary Trails
Largely US-based, the map overlay features hiking trails in the Kananaskis area and Calgary, which can be exported to a GPSr.

Southern Alberta Trail Mapping Project
Includes downloadable files for use in GPSr, Google Earth or ArcGIS.

Disposition Spatial Processing Tool
An online viewer that shows dispositions, or surface activities, placed on Alberta's public land

Spatial and Numeric Data Services Home Page

Contact Information:

Spatial and Numeric Data Services
Rm 466, Taylor Family Digital Library
Telephone: 403-220-6822

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