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MEM 01

Geology of the McMurray Formation. Part III, General geology of the McMurray area

In this area, the Mesozoic strata which outcrop in the Athabasca River Valley hold the world�s greatest known reserve of oil and the underlying Paleozoic strata contain notable deposits of halite and gypsum at moderate depth. A description of ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  1959-01-01

MAP 600

Bedrock Geology of Alberta

The geology of the Rocky Mountains and the Rocky Mountain Foothills is also the product of compilation with rare instances of new geological interpretation (e.g., the interpretation of bedrock geology beneath drift-filled valleys). The Cretaceous ... Show Abstract

Prior, G.J.  Hathway, B.  Glombick, P.M.  Pana, D.I.  Banks, C.J.  Hay, D.C.  Schneider, C.L.  Grobe, M.  Elgr, R.  Weiss, J.A.  2013-06-17

REP 48

Geology and coal occurrences of Wapiti-Cutbank area, Alberta

Geology and coal occurrences of Wapiti-Cutbank area, Alberta The fuel requirements in this part of Alberta have been supplied largely with coal transported from other districts in Alberta. The coal production, most of which comes from small mines ... Show Abstract

Allan, J.A.  Carr, J.L.  1946-03-01

REP 17

Geology along the Bow River between Cochrane and Kananaskis, Alberta

The Geological Survey Division of the Scientific and Industrial Research Council of Alberta has carried on surveys in several of the coal areas of the Province since 1921. During part of the field season of 1926 the writer continued this work in ... Show Abstract

Rutherford, R.L.  1927-03-30

INF 113

Map Analysis Techniques for Land Use Planning (Matlup)

Abstract: The Map Analysis Techniques for Land Use Planning (Matlup) project was completed as part of the Alberta Planning Board - LRIS Pilot project. The overall objective of MATLUP was to determine the feasibility of applying GIS technology to land use-planning activities. This objective included four general assessment areas: land use model definition data requirements, system requirements, and the transferability of the results to other planning issues.MATLUP examined these issues by implementing a GIS-based process for a hypothetical land use planning case study. This case study involved the selection of a feedlot site within the four townships surrounding the town of Morinville. An interdisciplinary workshop was held to define and rank the planning factors that comprised the planning problem. This workshop used an Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) to identify and rate those factors considered important for feedlot site selection. The process identified four general categories of factors that would affect feedlot location, environmental, social, site and economic. The availability of water supply, water quality issues and land-use bylaws were key determinants in land parcel assessment.A land0use model was designed that used the AHP results and land-referenced data to calculate feedlot suitability ratings for land parcels. GIS spatial analysis tools were used to calculate these ratings based on a spectrum of indices including air, water and soil quality, land use compatibility, bylaw compliance, site access, water supply and other site location issues. The data used to calculate these ratings was acquired and converted from a wide variety of paper and digital sources. A comprehensive soil survey was completed as part of the MATLUP project.The model calculated ratings for al parcels within the project area. The ratings were expressed as percentages, with increasing values indicating better choices for feedlot location. The model identified a number of distinct preferred regions for feedlot location. In addition, the model highlighted those parcels and areas that suggested poor site locations. However, some of the model-calculated parcel ratings were inconsistent with realistic land use planning considerations. These problems were associated with model design and implementation.The MATLUP model did produce generally realistic options for feedlot location. Data acquisition and model implementation were more complicated than anticipated. Difficulties in obtaining appropriate data required the use of alternative data sources. The paucity of digital databases and the absence of appropriate economic and social required a significant project effort for GIS database development. In addition, substantial user effort was needed to develop and apply the land-use models.The MATLUP model was a unique application that is not directly transferable to other planning issues. However, the process indicated that GIS technology could be applied to planning issues. The development of land use planning tools by planners that explicitly used use the spatial analysis capabilities of GIS systems, would be useful. Expanded application of the GIS technology would require a significant investment in thematic data base development. The project suggests that efforts on GIS applications would best concentrate on model development until there I improved access to land-related data in Alberta. Place Keywords 72e 72l 72m 73d 73e 73l 73m 74d 74e 74l 74m 82g 82h 82i 82j 82n 82o 82p 83a 83b 83c 83d 83e 83f 83g 83h 83i 83j 83k 83l 83m 83n 83o 83p 84a 84b 84c 84d 84e 84f 84g 84h 84i 84j 84k 84l 84m 84n 84o 84p Theme Keywords analysis maps

Barlow, F.D.  1991-03-01

MAP 140

Surficial Geology Bitumount (NTS 74E)

Surficial Geology Bitumount (NTS 74E) The Alberta Research Council renumbered it in the 1980s. Place Keywords 74e alberta bitumount canada Theme Keywords geology maps surficial surficial geology The Alberta Research Council renumbered it in the ... Show Abstract

Bayrock, L.A.  2005-10-20

MAP 139

Surficial Geology of Edson (NTS 83F)

Surficial Geology of Edson (NTS 83F) [...]the Alberta Research Council renumbered it to 139 in the 1980s. Place Keywords 83f alberta canada edson area Theme Keywords geology maps surficial geology [...]the Alberta Research Council renumbered it ... Show Abstract

Roed, M.A.  2012-11-23

MAP 396

Surficial Geology, Mega River, Alberta (NTS 84M/SW)

Surficial Geology, Mega River, Alberta (NTS 84M/SW) Place Keywords 84m alberta canada mega river Theme Keywords geology gis glacial sedimentology maps permafrost quaternary surficial geology surficial mapping till Place Keywords 84m alberta canada ... Show Abstract

Paulen, R.C.  Plouffe, A.  Smith, I.R.  2013-01-02

MAP 420

Surficial Geology of the Cameron Hills Area (NTS 84N/NW), Alberta

Surficial Geology of the Cameron Hills Area (NTS 84N/NW), Alberta Place Keywords 84n alberta cameron hills canada hay river horsefly lake jackpot creek steen river Theme Keywords fluted moraine geology gis glacial lake hay glacial sedimentology ... Show Abstract

Paulen, R.C.  Plouffe, A.  2012-11-23

MAP 418

Surficial Geology of the McLennan Area (NTS 83N/NE)

Surficial Geology of the McLennan Area (NTS 83N/NE) Place Keywords 83n alberta canada winagami Theme Keywords geology gis glacial deposits glacial sedimentology glaciolacustrine maps quaternary surficial geology surficial mapping till Place ... Show Abstract

Fenton, M.M.  2011-12-13