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TitleGeological Survey of Canada, report on results and delivery 2018-2019
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AuthorGeological Survey of Canada
SourceNatural Resources Canada, General Information Product 121e, 2019, 74 pages, https://doi.org/10.4095/315705 (Open Access)
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Year2019
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
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Lang.English
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatpdf (Adobe® Reader®)
SubjectsGovernment and Politics; Science and Technology; Nature and Environment; economic geology; environmental geology; hydrogeology; fossil fuels; marine geology; surficial geology/geomorphology; regional geology; Health and Safety; mineral deposits; mineral exploration; energy resources; petroleum resources; groundwater; statistics; Geological Survey Of Canada; federal government; annual reports; program delivery; earth sciences; scientific research; government priorities; federal programs; government services; geological mapping; environmental impact assessment; geological hazards; open government; open data; laboratories; boundaries; marine conservation targets; marine spatial planning; climate change; public safety; space weather
Illustrationsphotographs; tables; location maps; geoscientific sketch maps; flow diagrams; models; schematic representations; 3-D images; photomicrographs; pie charts; satellite images; profiles
ProgramLeadership, Director General's Office, Geological Survey of Canada
Released2019 11 14
Abstract(Summary)
As part of Natural Resources Canada's (NRCan) Lands and Minerals Sector (LMS), the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) has been providing public geoscience knowledge to Canadians since 1842. NRCan is a science-based organization and works to improve the quality of life of Canadians by ensuring that our natural resources are developed sustainably through evidence-informed policy; and by providing a source of jobs, prosperity and opportunity while preserving the environment and respecting communities and Indigenous peoples.
NRCan is delivering results for Canadians across three core responsibilities mandated to the Department: 1) Natural Resource Science and Risk Mitigation; 2) Innovative and Sustainable Natural Resource Development; and 3) Globally Competitive Natural Resource Sectors. All GSC Science and Technology (S&T) falls under NRCan Core Responsibility 1. The GSC reports its S&T contributions to NRCan Core Responsibility 1 through a nested corporate reporting structure (NRCan Departmental Results Framework, LMS Performance Information Profiles, and GSC S&T Programs).
The mission of the GSC is to provide authoritative and innovative geoscience information reflected through the following corporate priorities: Geological knowledge for Canada's Onshore and Offshore Land; Geoscience for Sustainable Development; and Geoscience for Keeping Canada Safe.
The GSC develops its science through 13 science programs/services: 1. Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals Program; 2. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) Program; 3. Environmental Assessment Service; 4. Environmental Geoscience Program; 5. Groundwater Geoscience Program; 6. Targeted Geoscience Initiative Program; 7. Geoscience for New Energy Supply Program; 8. Marine Conservation Targets Program; 9. Marine Geoscience for Marine Spatial Planning Program; 10. Climate Change Geoscience Program; 11. Public Safety Geoscience Program; 12. Open Geoscience; and 13. Science Laboratory Network.
In 2018-2019, the GSC: had budget expenditures that totaled $65.8M; employed 401 full-time employees; and published 764 publications.
This Report on Results and Delivery provides an overview of the GSC, its corporate results and delivery structure, and 2018-19 S&T program highlights.
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
As part of the Natural Resources Canada's (NRCan) Lands and Minerals Sector (LMS) the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) has been providing public geoscience knowledge to Canadians since 1842. NRCan is a science-based organization and works to improve the quality of life of Canadians by ensuring that our natural resources are developed sustainably through evidence-informed policy; and providing a source of jobs, prosperity and opportunity while preserving the environment and respecting communities and Indigenous peoples. This Report on Results and Delivery provides an overview of the GSC, its corporate results and delivery structure, and 2018-19 S&T program highlights.
GEOSCAN ID315705