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Found 10 records similar to Winter Wildlife Corridors - Kootenay

Federal

This measure is based on snow-tracking data from 25 established snow-transects in the Bow Valley. Most transect occur within corridors around the Banff townsite, but several reference transects are located in the Broader Bow Valley. Trends for this metric focus on wary carnivores (cougar, lynx, wolf, and wolverine) on transects within 5 km of the Townsite. Data collected include location, species presence, number of animals, days since snow, & snow-depth.

Last Updated: Jan. 15, 2023
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  wildlife, snow tracking, wolf, cougar, lynx, wolverine, Banff National Park
Federal

The measure is based on snow-tracking data from 3 established snow-transects in the Kicking Horse Valley. Trends for this metric focus on wary carnivores (cougar, lynx, wolf, and wolverine) though prey (ungulate) data will also be collected. Data collected include location, species presence, number, days since snow, & snow-depth.

Last Updated: Jan. 15, 2023
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  wildlife, snow tracking, wolf, cougar, lynx, wolverine, Banff National Park
Federal

Occupancy data for wildlife species are collected from seven snow track transects, where the presence or absence of tracks for each species is recorded every 100m. Tracks are allowed to accumulate for at least 48 hours after transects have been set by a fresh snowfall or a snowmobile pulling a drag. Transects are monitored by snowmobile three times each winter (dependant on snow conditions). Terrestrial mammals are important to boreal forest biodiversity, and monitoring changes in the relative abundance and distribution of these mammals can provide insights to changes in overall ecosystem integrity.

Last Updated: Mar. 25, 2020
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, forest, grassland, boreal, Plains Bison, Woodland Caribou, Coyote, Deer
Provincial

Manual snow survey sampling from snow courses consisting of 10 measurement points. Measurements of snow water equivalent (SWE), and snow density are expressed as an average across the snow course. Measurements are taken three times a year at the start of March, April , and May.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Apr. 10, 2018
Organization: Government of Yukon
Formats: CSV HTML
Keywords:  snow, hydrology, water, climate
Provincial

Locations of automated snow weather stations, active and inactive. Automated snow weather stations are components of the BC snow survey network.

Last Updated: May 19, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 9, 2011
Organization: Government of British Columbia
Formats: KML WMS HTML
Keywords:  automated snow pillows, automated snow weather stations, climate related monitoring, cryosphere, hydrology, snow, snow survey, Government information
Federal

Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the snow cover data, referring primarily to the presence and total depth of a snow cover on the surface of the earth, across Canada. This is in contrast to data characteristics of snow cover depth, which increases by the occurrence of freshly fallen snow, but decreases by melting, wind action and settling. Two maps of these maps show the mean dates of the occurrence of first and last snow covers by one inch (2.54 cm) or greater. These are not necessarily the average dates to the beginning and ending of a continuous snow cover, since the snow cover may form and later disappear once or several times during a winter season.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1957
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  climate, climate archives, meteorological data, meteorology, snow, weather
Provincial

Snow survey administrative basin areas, which are components of the BC snow survey network. Basin codes are used as basis of snow survey station names, and for some reporting purposes.

Last Updated: Dec. 10, 2020
Date Published: Mar. 9, 2011
Organization: Government of British Columbia
Formats: KML WMS HTML
Keywords:  hydrology, snow, snow survey, Government information
Federal

The map shows the mean maximum depth of snow in centimetres, the standard deviation of the mean maximum depth of snow, and the mean date of mean maximum depth of snow. The information shown on the map is compiled from 1961 – 1970 snow course data in conjunction with 1955 – 1972 snow depth data. An appreciation of the quantity of snow in storage within a drainage basin during late winter is critical to spring flood forecasting. As well, decisions regarding overland transport and wildlife control can be rationally taken.

Last Updated: Feb. 22, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1978
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: PDF JPG
Keywords:  climate, hydrology, precipitation, water balance
Provincial

Manual snow survey (active & inactive) locations as part of the BC Snow Survey program.

Last Updated: May 19, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 9, 2011
Organization: Government of British Columbia
Formats: KML WMS HTML
Keywords:  hydrology, snow, snow survey, Government information
Federal

This map shows the median date of snow-cover onset (defined as the first date with 14 consecutive days of snow cover greater than 2 centimetres in depth) computed over 18 winter seasons (1979 to 1997). In areas with permanent or semipermanent snow cover (for example, Arctic ice caps) or in areas with irregular or ephemeral snow cover (coastal British Columbia), researchers were unable to compute the median values. The main feature of the map is the rapid southward extension of snow cover over Canada during the September to December period. The moderating influence of Hudson Bay can be seen over northern Quebec, where snow cover starts later than in the equivalent latitudes west of Hudson Bay.

Last Updated: Mar. 14, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 31, 2010
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: JP2 other ZIP
Keywords:  environment, map, snow
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