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Found 10 records similar to Bedrock Topography of Alberta (gridded data, ASCII format)

Provincial

The bedrock topography of Alberta is the surface of the top of Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene bedrock, and reveals geomorphic features created by Paleogene to Recent river systems and Quaternary glaciation. This dataset consists of previously published information from Alberta Geological Survey (AGS) maps and reports, as well as new data for which the quality has been assessed in order to apply a quality-weighting approach prior to modelling the bedrock topography surface. It is the data used to produce AGS Map 602, Bedrock Topography of Alberta. Explanatory notes, references, and data sources appear on a supplementary page to accompany Map 602.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 1, 2016
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: XML HTML XLS
Keywords:  72e, 72l, 72m, 73d, 73e, 73l, 73m, 74d, 74e
Provincial

This GIS dataset depicts the result of a geostatistical model of the bedrock topography in Alberta. This model is based on water-well litholog data, stratigraphic picks made on oil and gas petrophysical logs, data derived from digitized contour interpretations on bedrock topography maps, including bedrock outcrop locations and the 60 m grid-spaced Shuttle Rader Topography Mission digital elevation model. These data comprise the raster surface of Alberta Geological Survey Map 550, Bedrock Topography of Alberta, Canada.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 13, 2011
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: XML HTML ASCII Grid
Keywords:  72e, 72l, 72m, 73d, 73e, 73l, 73m, 74d, 74e
Provincial

This GIS dataset depicts a geostatistical model of the thickness of sediment overlying bedrock in Alberta. The sediment thickness surface was generated to assist the construction of a new geological framework for Alberta. The surface was derived by subtracting the bedrock topography of Alberta (Alberta Geological Survey Map 550) from the 60 m Shuttle Radar Topography Mission digital elevation model. These data comprise the raster surface of Alberta Geological Survey Map 551, Thickness of Quaternary and Neogene Sediment in Alberta, Canada.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 13, 2011
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: XML HTML ASCII Grid
Keywords:  72e, 72l, 72m, 73d, 73e, 73l, 73m, 74d, 74e
Provincial

This dataset is a GIS version of Map 226, which is a regional synthesis of published and unpublished maps. The data represent 100 m elevation contours of the bedrock subcrop for Alberta. The southern part of Alberta, from 49 to 56 degrees north, was primarily compiled from existing 1:250,000 bedrock topography maps. The interpretation of the remaining northern portion of Alberta was based mostly on limited borehole data and information from existing 1:250,000 hydrogeological maps.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1995
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: SHP XML HTML
Keywords:  72e, 72l, 72m, 73d, 73e, 73l, 73m, 74d, 74e
Provincial

This data set comprises the bedrock geology of Alberta in geographic information systems (GIS) format. The GIS coverage was originally prepared by digitizing Map 027, 1972, Alberta Geological Survey, Alberta Research Council. Revisions since 1972 have incorporated new mapping data from work by the Alberta Geological Survey and the Geological Survey of Canada, and by the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists through the contribution of its membership to the Geological Atlas of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin. The coverage shows the formation and geologic age of the bedrock subcrop, as well as the nature of the contacts between formations.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 2004
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: SHP XML HTML
Keywords:  72e, 72l, 72m, 73d, 73e, 73l, 73m, 74d, 74e
Provincial

This data set is an updated, GIS version of part of the Alberta Geological Survey's published Map No. 226, which in turn is a regional synthesis of various published and unpublished maps. The data represent the locations of thalwegs (paleo-channels) incised in the bedrock surface.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 2007
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: SHP XML HTML
Keywords:  72e, 72l, 72m, 73d, 73e, 73l, 73m, 74d, 74e
Provincial

This dataset comprises the major geological faults in Alberta bedrock as shown on Alberta Geological Survey Map 236.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 1, 1999
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: SHP XML HTML
Keywords:  72e, 72l, 72m, 73d, 73e, 73l, 73m, 74d, 74e
Provincial

This GIS dataset is part of a digital compilation of the bedrock geology of Alberta. It is one of the datasets used to produce Alberta Geological Survey (AGS) Map 600. This dataset represents the compilation of existing geological maps and original geological mapping by AGS staff. Mapping in support of the dataset included field observations and creating three-dimensional models of subsurface stratigraphy based on the interpretation of geophysical logs from oil and gas wells.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Sep. 18, 2013
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: SHP XML HTML
Keywords:  72e, 72l, 72m, 73d, 73e, 73l, 73m, 74d, 74e
Provincial

This GIS dataset is part of a digital compilation of the bedrock geology of Alberta. It is one of the datasets used to produce Alberta Geological Survey (AGS) Map 600. This dataset contains lines representing linear structural elements. In the Rocky Mountains and Foothills these include thrust faults, normal faults and transverse faults as well as the axes of folds (anticlines and synclines).

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Sep. 18, 2013
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: SHP XML HTML
Keywords:  72e, 72l, 72m, 73d, 73e, 73l, 73m, 74d, 74e
Provincial

This GIS dataset is part of a digital compilation of the bedrock geology of Alberta. It is one of the datasets used to produce Alberta Geological Survey (AGS) Map 600. This dataset contains 1) geological units that are represented by lines because they are too narrow to represent as polygons at 1:1 000 000 scale. 2) stratigraphic terminology boundaries that represent the approximate locations of where the names applied to intervals of strata change.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Sep. 18, 2013
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: SHP XML HTML
Keywords:  72e, 72l, 72m, 73d, 73e, 73l, 73m, 74d, 74e
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