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TitleGuide d'orientation fédéral en géomatique sur la cartographie des zones inondables
LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorNatural Resources Canada; Public Safety Canada
SourceNatural Resources Canada, General Information Product 114f, 2019, 66 pages, Open Access logo Open Access
Alt SeriesGovernment of Canada, Federal Flood Mapping Guidelines Series
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Editionversion 1.0
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is a translation of Federal geomatics guidelines for flood mapping; Federal geomatics guidelines for flood mapping
File formatpdf (Adobe® Reader®)
Subjectshydrogeology; geophysics; Nature and Environment; Science and Technology; governments; planning; flood plains; floods; flood potential; hydrologic environment; hydraulic analyses; remote sensing; airphoto interpretation; satellite imagery; climate; land use; surface waters; rivers; streams; cartography; models; digital terrain modelling; Climate change; Geographic data; Standards
Illustrationsflow diagrams; tables; sketch maps; screen captures; schematic cross-sections; schematic representations; models; satellite images; photographs
ProgramCanada Centre for Remote Sensing Flood Mapping Guidelines
Released2019 09 05
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
The Government of Canada has produced the 'Federal Geomatics Guidelines for Floodplain Mapping' document in support of flood mitigation efforts. This document is part of the Federal Floodplain Mapping Guidelines Series and aims to provide a broad overview of various types of floodplain maps, their contents and uses. It presents a set of guidelines for the creation of floodplain maps with the particular aim of establishing consistency in Canadian floodplain mapping efforts.

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