Freshwater Atlas Obstructions
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This spatially-based information is typically used in allocation decisions, boundary definitions, planning processes and environmental monitoring, by internal and external stakeholders.
Automated, mathematical and statistical algorithms were applied against the TRIM I stream network and the TRIM I elevation surface model.
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Object Name: WHSE_BASEMAPPING.FWA_OBSTRUCTIONS_SP
Short Name: FWBSTRCTNS
Comments: Contains water obstacles (rapids, falls, etc). This does not contain multipart geometries. Spatial geometry: point
|Column Name||Short Name||Data Type||Data Precision||Comments|
|OBSTRUCTION_ID||BSTRCTND||NUMBER||18||Unique key representing the point.|
|WATERSHED_GROUP_ID||WTRSHDGRPD||NUMBER||18||An automatically generate id that uniquely identifies the watershed group feature.|
|LINEAR_FEATURE_ID||LNRFTRD||NUMBER||18||A unique numeric identifier used to link the arc to the database.|
|GNIS_ID||GNIS_ID||NUMBER||10||The BCGNIS (BC Geographical Names Information System) feature id.|
|GNIS_NAME||GNIS_NAME||VARCHAR2||80||The BCGNIS (BC Geographical Names Information System) name associated with the GNIS feature id (an English name was used where available, otherwise another language was selected).|
|OBSTRUCTION_TYPE||BSTRCTNTP||VARCHAR2||20||String representing the type of obstacle (Rapid, Fall, Dam etc.).|
|BLUE_LINE_KEY||BLLNK||NUMBER||10||The blue line key of the flow arc that the obstruction lies on.|
|WATERSHED_KEY||WTRSHDK||NUMBER||10||The watershed key of the flow arc that the obstruction lies on.|
|FWA_WATERSHED_CODE||FWWTRSHDCD||VARCHAR2||143||The watershed code of the flow arc the obstruction lies on.|
|LOCAL_WATERSHED_CODE||LCLWTRSHDC||VARCHAR2||143||The local watershed code of the flow arc the point lines on.|
|WATERSHED_GROUP_CODE||WTRSHDGRPC||VARCHAR2||4||The watershed group code associated with the polygon.|
|ROUTE_MEASURE||RTMSR||NUMBER||38||The distance along the route in meters, measured from the mouth of the route containing the obstruction.|
|FEATURE_SOURCE||FTRSRC||VARCHAR2||15||The source of the point; where the feature was obtained or modified. eg. linear stream.|
|FEATURE_CODE||FTRCD||VARCHAR2||10||FEATURE CODE contains a value based on the Canadian Council of Surveys and Mapping's (CCSM) system for classification of geographic features.|