Metadata: Nanaimo Lowlands Project Groundwater Recharge

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Abstract

This dataset shows the recharge rates of the Nanaimo Lowland aquifer, British Columbia. The study area is from Nanoose Bay to Deep Bay, designating a low relief coastal strip along the southeastern part of Vancouver Island, BC. The average recharge rates were simulated by the 3D groundwater flow model. The recharge rates vary between 0 and 434 mm/y. The study area southeast and northwest extremities are the areas showing the highest recharge rates. The Englishman River sector is the one with the lowest recharge rates.
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TitleNanaimo Lowlands Project Groundwater Recharge
Date2016-03-31 (register publication)
Date2016-02-18 (register revision)
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OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada
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NameNicolas Benoît
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
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NameNicolas Benoît
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
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AddressDelivery point : 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage
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NameFrancois Letourneau
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
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AddressDelivery point : 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage
City : Québec Québec
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Goals

This map was created to provide a regional frame of the spatial distribution of the recharge within Nanaimo Lowland area.

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TitleGovernment of Canada Core Subject Thesaurus
Date2004 (register creation)
Date2013-05-11 (register publication)
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OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Library and Archives Canada
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TermHydrogeology
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NameEric Boisvert
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
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Introduction
Process step Sources
The original recharge shapefile showed cells with recharge value of 0 mm/yr surrounded by uniform recharge value. The values of these cells were changed for the uniform value of the surrounding cells. To do thus, the cells were manually selected and the recharge value was changed by using « Field Calculator ». The recharge shapefile was then converted to a raster. The recharge values were modified from decimal numbers to whole numbers. To do thus, a new numeric without decimal field was added to the attribute table. The recharge values were added though ""Field Calculator"", requesting that the recharge values equal the original ones. The shapefile was then converted to a raster using the ""polygon to raster"" tool with a cell assignement type of Maximum_Area and a cellule size of 70.
Benoit, N., Paradis, D., Bednarski, J.M., Hamblin, T., and Russell, H.A.J., 2015. Three dimensional hydrostratigraphic model of the Nanoose-Deep Bay area, Nanaimo Lowland, British Columbia; Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 7796, 1 .zip file. doi:10.4095/296302


Technical details and constraints

File identifiera83e3559-7860-3fe4-9413-11024716e946
Languageeng; CAN
Character encodingregister utf8
Hierarchical classificationregister dataset
Date2017-04-24
Metadata standardNorth American Profile of ISO 19115:2003 - Geographic information - Metadata
VersionCAN/CGSB-171.100-2009
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Reference System codeEPSG:26910
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OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada
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register author
NameFrancois Letourneau
OrganisationGovernment of Canada; Natural Resources Canada; Geological Survey of Canada - GSC Quebec
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AddressDelivery point : 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage 490, rue de la Couronne, 3e étage
City : Québec Québec
Administrative region : Québec Québec
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Country : Canada Canada
Email francois.letourneau@canada.ca
Telephonetelephone voice; 1 (418) 6543826
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