Digital Data 2020-0032

Author(s) Date 2020-09-18

This GIS dataset depicts the groundwater yield continuum for the lower Athabasca region. The yield continuum classifies groundwater yield along a spectrum that helps define total groundwater availability. The classes within the groundwater yield continuum (reported in cubic metres per year) from most conservative to maximum mining are: nonuse (withdrawal of groundwater equal to zero, therefore not included in dataset), permissive sustained yield (PSY_10pc and PSY_50pc), maximum sustained yield (MSY), permissive mining yield (PMY_1yr and PMY_20yr), and maximum mining yield (MMY_1yr and MMY_ 20yr).

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Klassen, J. (2020): Groundwater yield continuum for the lower Athabasca region (GIS data, polygon features); Alberta Energy Regulator / Alberta Geological Survey, AER/AGS Digital Data 2020-0032.