Interactive Maps

Soils of Canada

Soils of Canada

These national scale thematic maps display the distribution and areal extent of soil attributes such as drainage, texture of parent material, kind of material, and classification of soils in terms of Soil Order and Great Group. The relief and associated slopes of the Canadian landscape are depicted on the local surface form thematic map.

National Ecological Framework for Canada

National Ecological Framework for Canada

The National Ecological Framework for Canada is the result of the commitment and need to think, plan, and act in terms of ecosystems. This approach requires a consistent, national spatial context within which ecosystems at various levels of generalization can be described, monitored, and reported on. The use of such a framework of standard ecological units provides for common communication and reporting between different jurisdictions and disciplines.

Canada Land Inventory

National Ecological Framework for Canada

These regional scale thematic maps display the general suitability of land for the purposes of agriculture.