The Province of BC has developed a Spatial Data Infrastructure, centred on the BC Geographic Warehouse. This shared data store of geographic data greatly increases the availability and use of the Province’s wealth of geographic data publicly as open data or where restrictions exist, across the enterprise. To support this work, we also provide […]
A comprehensive database from the Canadian government with hundreds of descriptions and pointers to data products
Provincial Digital Atlas products are a collection of digital data that conform to a strict set of standards and specifications. The plane reference grid is the Universal Transverse Mercator Coordinate system based on the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD 83). The vertical datum is mean sea level.
Links to other sources of land related information from BC Government Ministries (and their private distributors), Crown Corporations and Federal Departments are provided here as a convenience for clients of Base Mapping and Geomatic Services Branch and LandData BC.
McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd (MCSL), a premier provider of digital airphotos, proudly offers their 1999 digital airphotos of Vancouver, Whistler and the Fraser Valley, BC for FREE on the www.MapsByAir.com website.
As part of its ARC/INFO data configuration, MSRM has implemented a Spatial Data Warehouse which contains published copies of its GIS datasets. Products available include DEMs, watersheds, parks, ecosystem mapping, and more. http://srmwww.gov.bc.ca/gis/arcftp.html
Online Cadastre provides internet access to British Columbia Crown land cadastral information with a hyperlink from Online Cadastre to Tantalis GATOR. http://srmwww.gov.bc.ca/sgb/IMF/index.html
MapPlace facilitates easy access to the maps and databases of the BC Ministry of Energy and Mines. Loads of data themes available for free download as E00 or SHP coverages… This one’s Glenn’s personal favorite! http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geolsurv/MapPlace/Default.htm See also http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geolsurv/Minpot/default.htm
The British Columbia Conservation Data Centre (CDC) systematically collects and disseminates information on the rare and endangered plant and animal communities of British Columbia http://srmwww.gov.bc.ca/cdc/
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