NCAD - North American Conservation Areas Database

NCAD represents conservation areas in North America (Canada, USA and Mexico) represented as point locations. The database contains attributes such as designation, IUCN categories, management authority, year of establishment, hectares size, North American Ecological Region Level 1, North American Ecological Region Level 2 and other items. When using NCAD, there are some important considerations to note. For example, there are considerations pertaining to the accuracy, completeness and intent of the NCAD data. Please refer to the summary report that accompanies the database. It is available as an ArcInfo export format file (.e00) as well as a MS Access file (.mdb).

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Author ERIN Consulting Ltd.
Maintainer ERIN Consulting Ltd.
Last Updated October 10, 2013, 23:03 (UTC)
Created December 15, 2011, 19:09 (UTC)
department Natural Resources
level_of_government Federal
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