Coastal BC Marine and Freshwater Kayaking Routes

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - GeoBC
Licensed under Open Government Licence - British Columbia

The location of coastal British Columbia marine and freshwater kayaking routes

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.2° to 55.5°
Longitude: -132.6° to -122.4°

Additional Information

Purpose

To show the locations of marine and freshwater kayaking routes along coastal British Columbia that will aid in the planning and support for emergency response along the coast

Lineage Statement

Resource information is collected using peer-reviewed provincial Resource Information Standards Committee (RISC) which include standards for data management and analysis.

Contact Information

NameGeoBC Inquiries (pointOfContact)
EmailGeoBCInfo@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationGeoBC

Access & Security

Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2011-10-12
Record Last Modified 2019-05-04
Resource Status completed

Object Description

Object Name: WHSE_ENVIRONMENTAL_MONITORING.CHRA_KAYAKING_ROUTES_LINE

Short Name: KYK_ROU_LN
Comments: KAYAKING ROUTE LINE represents the location of coastal British Columbia marine and freshwater kayaking routes.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
KAYAKING_ROUTE_ID KYK_ROU_ID NUMBER 8 A unique numeric identifier assigned to this grid line.
FEATURE_CODE F_CODE VARCHAR2 10 An alphanumeric code used to identify a feature component. All CCSM feature codes are generated according to the Canadian Council on Survey and Mapping (CCSM) Draft Standard on feature code classification.
RELATIVE_IMPORTANCE REL_IMPOR NUMBER 1 Relative Importance of this feature. Rated from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).
DESCRIPTION DESCRIPT VARCHAR2 250 DESCRIPTION is the description of the kayak route.
LOCATION LOCATION VARCHAR2 100 LOCATION is the description of the kayak route location.
INTENSITY_GENERAL_USE INTEN_GEN VARCHAR2 15 INTENSITY GENERAL USE describes the intensity of use (Heavy, Moderate, Light, Unknown).
INTENSITY_KAYAK_USE INTEN_KYK VARCHAR2 1 INTENSITY KAYAK USE describes the intensity of use by sea kayakers (Heavy, Moderate, Light, Unknown).
IN_SEASON_MONTHS IN_SEASON VARCHAR2 50 IN SEASON MONTHS identifies the months of the year the route is most heavily used.
DAYS_USED_IN_SEASON DAY_USD_I VARCHAR2 1 DAYS USED IN SEASON identifes whether use is primarily weekend or daily during the season of heaviest use.
DAYS_USED_OFF_SEASON DAY_USD_O VARCHAR2 1 DAYS USED OFF SEASON identifes whether use is primarily weekend or daily during the season of lowest use.
USERS_IN_SEASON USER_IN_S NUMBER 5 USERS IN SEASON is the number of users estimated to use the area in-season.
USERS_OFF_SEASON USER_OUT_S NUMBER 5 USERS OFF SEASON is the number of users estimated to use the area, off-season.
CAPACITY CAPACITY VARCHAR2 4 CAPACITY identifies whether the the area is over or under utilized.
USER_ORIGIN_CODE USER_ORI_C VARCHAR2 1 USER ORIGIN is a code that describes the origin of individuals using the area .
USER_ORIGIN_DESCRIPTION USER_ORI_D VARCHAR2 50 USER ORIGIN DESCRIPTION describes the USER ORIGIN CODE. which is a code that represents the origin of individuals using the area .L=Local, I=Vancouver Island residents, N=aNywhere - includes both locals and island residents
COMMENTS COMMENTS VARCHAR2 250 COMMENTS are comments specific to feature.
DATA_SOURCE DATA_SOURC VARCHAR2 250 DATA SOURCE describes the source from which the feature was derived. DATA SOURCE can be CHS Charts and other maps, mapbooks, streetmaps, private industry publications, focus groups, various published commonly-used directories or BC Ministry's or Municipality's published works.
SOURCE_PROJECT SRC_PRJ VARCHAR2 10 SOURCE PROJECT is the coastal mapping region or project from which this feature was derived.
GEOMETRY GEOMETRY SDO_GEOMETRY 1 GEOMETRY is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 OBJECTID is a required attribute of feature classes and object classes in a geodatabase.
SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA BLOB 4000 SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA is a binary column used by spatial tools to store annotation, curve features and CAD data when using the SDO_GEOMETRY storage data type.
FEATURE_LENGTH_M NUMBER 19 FEATURE_LENGTH_M is the system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters