Technical Reports

This page provides links to download technical reports that assess Canada's ecosystem status and trends by theme and by ecozone+. Recurring findings from these reports are synthesized in Canadian Biodiversity: Ecosystem Status and Trends 2010. Some reports are available now; others are in the final stages of production. Links will be added as reports are published. Note that the reports are published only in electronic format.

Technical Thematic Reports

  • Technical Thematic Report No. 1. -Ecological classification system for the ecosystem status and trends report.. HTML | PDF 0.7 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 2.- Guidance for the preparation of ESTR products – Classifying threats to biodiversity
    HTML | PDF 0.5 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 3.- Guidance for the preparation of ESTR products – Land classification scheme for the ecosystem status and trends report HTML | PDF 0.7 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 4.- Large-scale climate oscillations influencing CanadaHTML | PDF 2.7 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 5.- Canadian climate trends, 1950-2007 HTML | PDF 2.6 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 6.- Trends in large fires in Canada, 1959 to 2007 HTML | PDF 1.4 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 7.- Wildlife pathogens and diseases in Canada HTML | PDF 2.1 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 8.- Trends in breeding waterfowl in Canada HTML | PDF 1.2 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 9.- Trends in permafrost conditions and ecology in northern Canada HTML | PDF 0.5 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 10.- Northern caribou population trends in Canada HTML | PDF 1.4 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 11.- Woodland caribou, boreal population, trends in CanadaHTML | PDF 5.9 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 12.- Landbird trends in Canada, 1968-2006 |
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 13. - Trends in Canadian shorebirds |
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 14.- Trends in wildlife habitat capacity on agricultural land in Canada, 1986-2006 HTML | PDF 7.3 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 15.- Trends in residual soil nitrogen for agricultural land in Canada, 1981-2006 HTML | PDF 0.7 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 16.- Soil erosion on cropland – introduction and trends for Canada HTML | PDF 1.0 MB
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 17.- Monitoring ecosystems remotely: a selection of trends measured from satellite observations of Canada. Technical HTML
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 18.- Inland colonial waterbird and marsh bird trends for Canada HTML
  • Technical Thematic Report No. 20.- Biodiversity in Canadian lakes and rivers. |

Technical Thematic Reports Published Elsewhere

Ecozone+ Status and Trends Assessments

Ecozone+ evidence for key findings summaries

  • Arctic
  • Atlantic Maritime
  • Boreal Cordillera
  • Boreal Plains
  • Boreal Shield
  • Great Lakes
  • Hudson Plains
  • Mixedwood Plains
  • Montane Cordillera
  • Newfoundland Boreal
  • Pacific Maritime
  • Prairies
  • Taiga Cordillera
  • Taiga Plains
  • Taiga Shield
  • Western Interior Basin
  • Marine : 2010 Canadian Marine Ecosystem Status and Trends Report