Invasive Alien Plant Biological Control Agent Treatment Area

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - Range (Range, Invasive Plants and Ecosystem Restoration)
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Polygon geometry for a biological control agent treatment area. An application of a biological control. Biological control is the use of a weed's natural enemies (chiefly insects and pathogens) to reduce its population below a desired level. It can be divided into the following two approaches: inundative and classical. Inundative biological control uses mass application of an organism to attempt to eliminate a weed from an area. Like all such methods, it does not deal with the residual seed bank in the soil or prevent the weed from establishing from another source at a later date. Classical biological control uses the weed's natural enemies to establish a long-term balance between the biological control organism and the weed. Includes attribute data for the treatment.

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.0° to 60.0°
Longitude: -139.5° to -113.5°

Additional Information

Purpose

To allow access to Invasive Alien Plant data for the province of British Columbia.

Lineage Statement

This data has been developed for provincial operations.

More Information

Contact Information

NameVal Miller (pointOfContact)
Emailval.miller@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationRange (Range, Invasive Plants and Ecosystem Restoration)

Access & Security

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

Metadata Information

Record Published 2014-12-11
Record Last Modified 2019-05-04
Resource Status onGoing

Object Description

Object Name: WHSE_FOREST_VEGETATION.IAPP_BIOLOGICAL_TREATMENT_POLY

Short Name: IAPP_BT_PG

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
TREATMENT_ID TRTMNTD NUMBER 10 Primary unique numeric identifier for an invasive plant control.
SITE_ID SITE_ID NUMBER 10 Primary unique numeric identifier for a site.
FEATURE_AREA FTRR NUMBER 38 FEATURE AREA is the area of the GEOMETRY polygon measured in hectares.
FEATURE_CODE FTRCD VARCHAR2 30 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.
INVASIVE_PLANT NVSVPLNT VARCHAR2 24 The 4 character code for the Invasive Plant Species genus concatenated with the 3 character code for the Invasive Plant Species species.
TREATMENT_DATE TRTMNTDT DATE 7 Date on which the control was applied.
BIOLOGICAL_AGENT BLGCLGNT VARCHAR2 24 Unique code identifying the bioagent with a space inserted as the fourth character for display.
RELEASE_QUANTITY RLSQNTT VARCHAR2 120 Number of insects released.
UTM_EASTING TMSTNG VARCHAR2 120 The Universal Transverse Mercator location reference. This is the Easting reference (metres east of the Central Meridian of the zone).
UTM_NORTHING TMNRTHNG VARCHAR2 120 The Universal Transverse Mercator location reference. This is the Northing reference (metres north of the Equator).
UTM_ZONE UTM_ZONE VARCHAR2 120 The Universal Transverse Mercator location reference known as the Zone reference. Ranges from 8 to 11 for British Columbia.
APP_LINK APP_LINK VARCHAR2 120 An http link to view the entity represented by the polygon within the IAPP web application
FEATURE_AREA_SQM NUMBER 19 FEATURE_AREA_SQM is the system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters
FEATURE_LENGTH_M NUMBER 19 FEATURE_LENGTH_M is the system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters
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.