Forest Inventory Zones
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Licensed under Open Government Licence - British Columbia
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Used to indicate the area of the polygon located within a FIZ. Used in conjunction with Public Sustained Yield Until to assign stand volume. However, this is no longer used within forest inventory volumes. These days FIZ is only used for Timber Evaluation of Timber Operations and Pricing.
FIZ code is assigned using a table lookup based on Inventory_Region, Compartment. FIZ code was used as index to coefficients for calculating all volumes, diameters, MAI's and basal areas. This has been replaced based on BEC (biogeoclimatic).
|Name||Edward Fong (pointOfContact)|
|Organization||Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development|
|Sub-Organization||Forest Analysis and Inventory|
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|Who can view this dataset?||Public|
|Who can download this dataset?||Public|
|Record Last Modified||2020-01-08|
Object Name: WHSE_ADMIN_BOUNDARIES.FADM_FOREST_INVENTORY_ZONES_SP
Short Name: FADM_FIZ
Comments: The Forest Inventory Zones (FIZ) were developed to provide a broadly based ecological classification of the forest land in BC. The province is split into 12 FIZ zones with FIZ boundaries closely following the early Biogeoclimatic Zones developed by Dr. Krajina. A FIZ code is assigned using a lookup table based on Forest Inventory Region and Compartment. Previously, FIZ codes were used as an index to coefficients for calculating all volumes, diameters, Mean Annual Increments (MAI) and Basal Areas.
|Column Name||Short Name||Data Type||Data Precision||Comments|
|FOREST_INVENTORY_ZONE_ID||FRST_NV_ID||NUMBER||10||FOREST INVENTORY ZONE ID is a system generated unique identification number.|
|FOREST_INVENTORY_ZONE||FRST_NVNTE||VARCHAR2||1||FOREST INVENTORY ZONE is one of twelve forest inventory zones which represent a broadly based ecological classification of the forest land in the province, e.g., A, B, C.|
|FEATURE_AREA_SQM||FEAT_AREA||NUMBER||19||FEATURE AREA SQM is the system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters.|
|FEATURE_LENGTH_M||FEAT_LEN||NUMBER||19||FEATURE LENGTH M is the system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters.|
|SHAPE||SHAPE||SDO_GEOMETRY||1||SHAPE is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.|
|OBJECTID||OBJECTID||NUMBER||38||OBJECTID is a column required by spatial layers that interact with ESRI ArcSDE. It is populated with unique values automatically by SDE.|
|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.|