Natural Resources Canada @naturalresourcescanada

🇨🇦 NRCan focuses on scientific research & policy that supports the sustainable development of our natural resources. FR : @ressourcesnaturellescanada

Natural Resources Canada photos and videos

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Ever wonder what the view is like from the top of a glacier? . Follow our scientists to the top of several glaciers in our latest Simply Science video as they explain the importance of measuring them for research. [link in bio] . . . #Ice #Glacier #snow #mountains #SimplyScience #NRCanSci #cold #nature #frozen #alps #travel #hiking #climbing #glaciers #glacierhike #glacierphotography #NahanniNationalPark #MackenzieMountains #Coast Mountains #CanadianRockyMountains

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For over four and a half billion years, Earth and all its living things have been evolving. . How do geologists measure that enormous span of time? Click the link in our bio to find out! . . . #NRCanSci #NRCan #Geology #geologist #earth #geoscience #minerals #rocks #earthscience #time #evolution

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The Bedford Institute of Oceanography has become Canada's largest centre for ocean research. . It conducts research on a variety of ocean issues, including sovereignty, safety, security, environmental protection, health of the oceans, safe and accessible waterways, the sustainable use of natural resources and more! . For more on the institute, click the link in our bio 👆 . . . #ocean #sea #nature #safety #naturalresource #sustainability #sustainable #environment #scientificresearch #research #Canada #oceanconservation #water #plastic #discoverocean #saveourseas #oceanlove #oceanside #oceansmatter #waves #marinelife #oceanlover #plasticfree #savetheocean #savetheoceans #ecofriendly

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What does a butternut tree look like when it’s under attack by an exotic fungus? . NRCan scientists wanted to find out, so they took a hyper-specialized photo. It’s so striking, it’s now in a ‘best photo’ contest AND furthering their research. . Link in bio for more! [link in bio] . . . #SimplyScience #NRCanSci #Trees #Green #Nature #savethetrees #savetheplanet #savetheearth #photo #research #photography #forest #naturephotography #naturelovers #woods #outdoors #treesofinstagram #science #technology #scientificresearch

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Radar satellites have the ability to create images of Earth’s surface, day or night and in cloudy weather. How cool is that? 🛰 . Ground stations across the country then control, collect and distribute the data. . Learn all about the latest generation of Earth Observation by checking out our link in our bio. . . . #space #science #earth #news #tech #SatelliteImagery #SatelliteImage #SatelliteImages #RemoteSensing #CCMEO #RCMSatellites #RADARSAT

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4 weeks ago

In a show of unity, our employees and their friends & families proudly did their first-ever walk in the #OttawaPride parade 🏳️‍🌈 .. The sun was shining and there were smiles all around! 😃 . #LGBTQ2Allies #LGBTQPride @fiertecappride #OttawaPride #Pride #LGBTQ2 #LGBTQ2Allies #loveislove #LGBTQPride #rainbow #equality #transgender #trans #nonbinary #PrideHistory

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Our employee-led #NRCanPride Network teams planned a flag raising, trivia event and other fun activities during #OttawaPride 🏳️‍🌈 week. . NRCan employees and their family and friends, will walk in this year’s #OttawaPride parade for the first time ever – bringing our #LGBTQ2 communities & their #LGBTQ2Allies together in celebration! . . . #NRCanPride #MyNRCan #OttawaPride #Pride #LGBTQ2 #LGBTQAllies #loveislove #LGBTQPride #rainbow #equality #transgender #trans #nonbinary #PrideHistory @fiertecappride

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Canada has launched its newest generation of satellites on a @spacex Falcon 9 rocket 🚀 . The #RADARSAT Constellation Mission will provide us with radar data for maritime surveillance, disaster management & ecosystem monitoring. . . . #space #science #earth #news #tech #SatelliteImagery #SatelliteImage #SatelliteImages #RemoteSensing #CCMEO #RCMSatellites #RADARSAT

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Western redcedar trees on Canada’s West Coast are showing signs of distress and scientists are trying to get to the root of the problem. . Click the link in our bio to find out what research our experts at NRCan are doing. . #forestry #trees #savethetrees #nature #westernredcedar #cedar #savetheearth #forest #SimplyScience #NRCanSci #Canada #WestCoast #green #savetheplanet

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Interested in learning about Canada’s next generation of #EarthObservation radar satellites 🛰? . See how the RADARSAT Constellation Mission will help us better understand, monitor and manage our land, water and infrastructure. Check out our link in our bio. . . . #space #science #earth #news #tech #SatelliteImagery #SatelliteImage #SatelliteImages #RemoteSensing #CCMEO #RCMSatellites #RADARSAT

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#TBT to the first radar map of the entire Antarctic continent acquired by RADARSAT-1 in 1997. . The Government of Canada launched the next generation of earth observation radar satellites on June 12. The RADARSAT Constellation Mission consists of three identical satellites that share monitoring duties, allowing us to image the same location more frequently and thus with higher resolution. . These new satellites will allow us, for the first time, to capture images anywhere in Canada on a daily basis. . . . #space #science #earth #news #tech #SatelliteImagery #SatelliteImage #SatelliteImages #RemoteSensing #CCMEO #RCMSatellites #RADARSAT

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#DYK that Canada is the fourth-largest oil producer in the world, with nearly four million barrels being extracted every day? . Discover how our research experts are extracting the maximum value from this natural resource by studying the composition of oil at the molecular level. [link in bio] 👆🏼 . #SimplyScience #NRCanSci #OilAndGas #Oil #NaturalResources #ScienceRules #Chemistry #science #technology #research #scienceiscool #lab #innovation #study #laboratory #sciencefacts #stem #sciencenews #newtechnology

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How much do you really know about artificial intelligence? A new interview on our Simply Science podcast with research expert Jack Jensen breaks down the complexities of A.I. and how the government of Canada and NRCan use it to enhance the work we do for Canadians. See link in bio! . #SimplyScience #ArtificialIntelligence #machinelearning #technology #bigdata #innovation #datascience #coding #tech #robot #programming #digital #analytics #thefutureoftechnology #thefutureofwork #NRCanSci

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Do some sightseeing or check out cool exhibits while your electric vehicle charges! Canada’s growing network of #EV charging stations lets you get to your destination with zero gas bills or emissions. 😎 . . . #ElectricVehicles #EVs #pollution #RoadTrip #GreenInfrastructure #CleanEnergy #ZeroEmissions #GetCharged

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Accurate analysis of oil is one of the most difficult tasks in analytical chemistry. Discover how our research scientists study oil composition at the molecular level to help ensure the maximum value is being extracted from this natural resource. [link in bio] 👆🏼 . #SimplyScience #NRCanSci #OilAndGas #Oil #NaturalResources #ScienceRules #Chemistry #science #technology #research #scienceiscool #lab #innovation #study #laboratory #sciencefacts #stem #sciencenews #newtechnology

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Who doesn’t love 🍕?! Nathan and Fatima stop in Red Deer for a bite on the way to Canmore while they charge their electric vehicle. They’re ready for the last leg of their trip thanks to Canada’s growing network of EV charging stations. . . . #ElectricVehicles #EVs #pollution #RoadTrip #GreenInfrastructure #CleanEnergy #ZeroEmissions #GetCharged #Pizza

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Linh and Kate are travelling over 350 km in their electric vehicle for their weekend getaway in Kelowna. On the way, they stop and get some fresh air while the car charges. . Thanks to investments by the Government of Canada, this trip is easier than ever! . . . #ElectricVehicles #EVs #pollution #RoadTrip #GreenInfrastructure #CleanEnergy #ZeroEmissions #GetCharged

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Does a trip from Montreal to Niagara Falls in an electric vehicle sound ambitious? See how Alex and Chloé take advantage of the breaks along the way! . Families want to make greener, cleaner choices – especially when it comes to the cars they drive. With new charging stations across the country, the Government is helping make EVs more practical and affordable than ever. . . . #ElectricVehicles #EVs #pollution #RoadTrip #GreenInfrastructure #CleanEnergy #ZeroEmissions #GetCharged

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This weekend, take in the sights while your electric vehicle charges. . Canada’s charging network for electric vehicles allows you to get to your destination while polluting less and saving money! . . . #ElectricVehicles #EVs #pollution #RoadTrip #GreenInfrastructure #CleanEnergy #ZeroEmissions #GetCharged

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Stream smart 💡 Use an ENERGY STAR laptop or tablet to #SaveEnergy while you binge-watch your favourite shows this summer! . . #ENERGYSTARCanada #TGIF #streaming #bingewatch #marathon #stream #streamtv #fave #tvshows #watchonline #saveenergy #energyefficient #energysaver #weekend #summer

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Considering replacing your air conditioner? Our experts have shown that replacing your air conditioner with a heat pump and smart controls is a great way to save energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and build Canada’s resilience to climate change and energy prices. Link in bio for more on hybrid heating. #CleanEnergy #SimplyScience #HybridHeating #energy #GHG #SaveEnergy #EnergySavings #smarttech

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On May 23, Canada presented its #Arctic Ocean continental shelf submission to the @unitednations that proposes our new outer limits. . NRCan scientists played a huge role in the science behind this submission! . Check out our Below the Waterline blog on science.gc.ca to learn more about their efforts. (Link in bio ) . #ArcticScience #ContinentalShelf #Discovery #ScienceRules #Ocean #GeoScience #Canada #EarthScience #LandArea #Land #OceanFloor #Science #UNCLOS #Arctic #NRCanSci #ArcticOcean #Sea #Ice #NRCanSci

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July 2019

Ever heard of tranquillityite? It’s a moon 🌙 rock discovered during the #Apollo11 lunar mission in July 1969 🚀 👨‍🚀. Thousands lined up at the Geological Survey’s Ottawa HQ in October of that year to see these extraterrestrial 👽 samples with their own eyes and find out more about the cool properties of #MoonRocks ! . . . #MoonMonth #Apollo50 #Apollo #moon #space #NASA #moonlanding #NeilArmstrong #science #astronaut #rocks #minerals #geology

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July 2019

The new #RADARSAT Constellation Mission satellites will show us “things we've never seen before,” says Roger De Abreu, head of the Radar section at the Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation at NRCan. NRCan scientists will use the RCM to better understand and monitor geohazards (e.g. landslides, volcanoes, earthquakes ), floods, forests, glaciers, ice, permafrost and coastal erosion. . Link in bio to discover more! 👆🏼 . #RCM #NRCanSci #Discovery #RCMSatellites

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July 2019

Want to learn how to maximize the battery life in your electric vehicle? Our experts at NRCan have you covered. Check out the link in our bio to listen to our new podcast for more info! . #ElectricVehicles #EV #Cars #SimplyScience #EnergyEfficiency #CleanEnergy #Battery #Batteries #Transportation

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July 2019

Geoscientific research to map the continental shelf of the Arctic Ocean has shown that Canada may be adding an extra 1.2 million km2 to our land area. . Read the latest Simply Science article to learn more! (link in bio 👆 ) . #ArcticScience #ContinentalShelf #Discovery #ScienceRules #Ocean #GeoScience #Canada #EarthScience #LandArea #Land #OceanFloor #Science #UNCLOS #Arctic #NRCanSci #ArcticOcean #Sea #Ice #IceBreaker

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July 2019

Canadians will get a closer look at our country and its surrounding oceans than ever before through the recently launched RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM ). RADARSAT data helps with mapping sea ice in the north, monitoring foreign ships and changes in the earth’s surface that put infrastructure at risk, and providing vital information on floods and oil spills to first responders and much more. . Check the link in our bio to learn more . #RCM #NRCanSci #Discovery #RCMSatellites #space #science #earth #news #tech #satelliteimagery #satelliteimage #satelliteimages #EarthObservation

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July 2019

We’re happy to announce the appointment of Vik Pant as our new Chief Science Advisor! . Vik has significant experience in supporting #CleanTech start ups and will bring a wealth of knowledge that will help guide the digital transformation of our #NaturalResources sector. . Join us in welcoming Vik to the NRCan family effective August 19th! . . . #NRCanSci #ScienceRules #SimplyScience #Technology #Innovation #CleanTechnology #ArtificalIntelligence

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July 2019

The results are in! . Vehicles that participated in the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada’s EcoRun performed better than the posted fuel consumption ratings. . #ecofriendly #sustainable #eco #sustainability #gogreen #green #electricvehicle #zeroemissions #electriccar #ev #hybrid #EcoRun #Alberta #Canada #FuelEfficient #EcoDriving #AlternativeFuel @ajacanada

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July 2019

Happy Canada Day from the whole Natural Resources Canada family! Wishing you a day filled with tons of Canadian pride, energy and beautiful fireworks. 🇨🇦🎆 . . . #CanadaDay #HappyCanadaDay #Canada #NaturalResources #fireworks #energy

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June 2019

How do you celebrate #Pride ? At NRCan, we ended #PrideMonth 🌈 and kicked off #CanadaDay 🇨🇦 in style with our inaugural Pride picnic 🥪. Employees brought their lunches for a fun time filled with music and lawn games with colleagues! . . . #PrideMonthCanada #NRCanPrideNetwork #Prideseason #loveislove #lgbtqpride #rainbow #equality #transgender #trans #nonbinary #MyNRCan

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June 2019

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada’s EcoRun is taking place today! Eco-friendly vehicles will drive from Edmonton to Calgary in order to demonstrate their “on road” fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions. . EcoRun is an opportunity to showcase alternative fuel vehicles to consumers while also highlighting the benefits of ecoDriving and maximizing vehicle range. . 📸 @canadianfuels #ecofriendly #sustainable #eco #sustainability #gogreen #green #electricvehicle #zeroemissions #electriccar #ev #hybrid #EcoRun #Alberta #Canada #FuelEfficient #EcoDriving #AlternativeFuel

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June 2019

Last week, we unveiled new satellite antenna art at the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility. . This design by Ron English represents key elements of Métis culture, including the dog sled, canoe and fiddle! . #NIPDCanada #NIPD #Indigenous #art #artist #artwork #painting #design #artistsoninstagram #digitalart #IndigenousArt #Metis #culture #satellite #canoe #fiddle #dogsled #remotesensing #RADARSAT #RCM #RCMSatellites @inuviktourism @townofinuvik @inuvialuitcorp @gwichintribalcouncil @tundranorthtours

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June 2019

We’re proud to launch a new interactive map to celebrate the diversity and history of Indigenous place names across Canada. Explore the Stories from the Land: Indigenous Place Names in Canada map to learn more. Link in bio.

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June 2019

Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day! Today, we’re celebrating and honouring Indigenous cultures at the Satellite Antenna Art Opening in Inuvik, #NWT Watch the livestream on the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility Facebook page at 1:30 p.m. EDT to see the unveiling! . #NIPDCanada #NIPD #Indigenous #art #FirstNations #Inuit #Metis #culture #satellite #remotesensing @inuviktourism @townofinuvik @inuvialuitcorp @gwichintribalcouncil @tundranorthtours @k6_media

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June 2019

At NRCan, we stand as #LGBTQ2 public servants and #LGBTQ2Allies with Canada’s LGBTQ2+ communities 🌈 to acknowledge our work, past and ongoing, to build welcoming and respectful workplaces and to contribute to an inclusive Canada 🇨🇦. . Pride & Transgender flags were raised today on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. . . #PrideMonthCanada #NRCanPrideNetwork #prideseason #loveislove #lgbtqpride #rainbow #equality #transgender #trans #nonbinary

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June 2019

Gwitch’in culture is deeply connected to the land and its resources. Artist Ronnie Simon represents Gwitch’in culture with his painting on our antenna at the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility. . Tomorrow, we’ll unveil the last two antenna artworks. Stay tuned! . #satellite #antenna #art #artist #artwork #painting #design #artistsoninstagram #digitalart #IndigenousArt #remotesensing #RADARSAT #RCM #RCMSatellites #Inuvik #NWT #Indigenous #Gwitchin #hunting #trapping #fishing #caribou #resources #land @inuviktourism @townofinuvik @inuvialuitcorp @gwichintribalcouncil @tundranorthtours @k6_media

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June 2019

Check out one of the #RADARSAT Constellation Mission satellites being tested by @canadianspaceagency prior to the launch on June 12. The 3 identical satellites work together to gather data for maritime surveillance, disaster management and ecosystem monitoring. . . . #space #science #earth #news #tech #satelliteimagery #satelliteimage #satelliteimages #remotesensing

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June 2019

Last summer, three antennas at our Inuvik Satellite Station Facility were painted to represent Indigenous culture, including this one by Inuvialuit artist Sheree McLeod of a blanket toss. . Similar to a satellite, a blanket toss is used to scan for distant objects! 🦌🐋🛰 . #satellite #antenna #art #artist #artwork #painting #design #artistsoninstagram #digitalart #IndigenousArt #Inuvik #BlanketToss #remotesensing #RADARSAT #RCM #RCMSatellites #NWT #Indigenous #Inuvialuit @inuviktourism @townofinuvik @inuvialuitcorp @gwichintribalcouncil @tundranorthtours @k6_media

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