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TitlePeak season leaf area index for the Nanaimo Aquifer - 2011
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AuthorMaloley, MJ; Fernandes, R; Canisius, F; Butson, C
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 7149, 2013, 21 pages, https://doi.org/10.4095/293342
Year2013
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Lang.English
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatpdf
ProvinceBritish Columbia
NTS92F/01; 92F/02; 92F/07; 92F/08
AreaNanaimo; Parksville; Port Alberni
Lat/Long WENS-124.6667 -124.0000 49.5000 49.0000
Subjectshydrogeology; geophysics; groundwater; groundwater resources; groundwater regimes; bedrock aquifers; aquifers; watersheds; remote sensing; vegetation; satellite imagery; Nanaimo Aquifer
Illustrationslocation maps; plots; satellite images; tables
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Natural Resources Canada Library - Ottawa (Earth Sciences)
 
ProgramAquifer Assessment & support to mapping, Groundwater Geoscience
Released2013 12 12
AbstractThis document describes the production and assessment of peak season leaf area index estimates over the Nanaimo Aquifer and surrounding regions from satellite imagery using standard Canada Centre for Remote Sensing algorithms. A 30m resolution map of 2011 peak season leaf area index for the Nanaimo Aquifer was created using a combination of in situ LAI estimates, vegetation indices from remotely sensed spectral data and land cover information from SPOT 5 satellite imagery. A total of 104 ground plots were sampled across the study area between July 15-30, 2011for the purposes of calibration and validation of the leaf area index product.
GEOSCAN ID293342