Forest Misc Damage Event Forêts, événements à l'origine de dommages

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Coordinate system: Grid CS = Geographic (Lat, Long); Map Proj = Not Applicable; Horiz. Datum = NAD83; Vert. Datum = Not Applicable

Includes forest damage events that cannot be singly attributed to a specific abiotic, insect or disease agent or event. These miscellaneous events are often the result of the cumulative effect of a combination of these aforementioned event types. For example, Aspen Decline where repeated infestations of Forest Tent Caterpillar combined with several seasons of prolonged drought resulted in tree mortality. This layer is maintained by the Forest Health and Silviculture Section of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (OMNR) under the auspices of the Forest Health Program - a cooperative venture between the OMNR and Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN). Legislated or Legal Authority for Collection: Forest information Manual (FIM) deliverable to Forest Industry on an annual basis. Additional Time Period Information: Forest damage event information is collected on an annual basis. The depicted information reflects reported forest damage events that have taken place for a given year. This data class accommodates history, holding miscellaneous forest damage event types spanning several years. Data is collected on an on-going basis, therefore the time period 'end date' may be more recent than indicated above. Changes made as needed, usually on an annual basis (mid-winter) Additional Metadata Location: Forest Health Program website Additional Metadata: