Data Sources and Methods for the Habitat Secured for Waterfowl Indicator
3.1 Data source
Environment Canada’s Wetlands Office uses the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) National Tracking System to track hectares secured through the NAWMP partnership. The tracking system is updated by partners each quarter and figures are published annually in Canadian Habitat Matters.
3.2 Spatial coverage
The indicator has national coverage. The Pacific Coast Joint Venture is international in scope; however, only the hectares secured in Canada are reported by the indicator.
3.3 Temporal coverage
Data are collected on a quarterly basis and published annually.
3.4 Data completeness
The indicator provides a cumulative total of securement accomplishments for the four Canadian habitat joint ventures: Pacific Coast (Canada portion only); Canadian Intermountain; Eastern Habitat; and Prairie Habitat, including the Western Boreal Forest Region for the period 1990 to 2011.
3.5 Data timeliness
The indicator is current to December 2011.
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