Mapped Floodplains in BC (Historical)

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Published by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy - Knowledge Management
Licensed under Open Government Licence - British Columbia

Historical floodplain boundaries in BC with a descriptive feature name for each floodplain area (i.e., 200-year floodplain, alluvial fan, or nothing/out-of-floodplain). Digitized from hardcopy 1:5,000 Floodplain Mapsheets for each project area

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

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

Additional Information

Purpose

Floodplain Boundaries are provided to support broad based floodplain management reviews and land use planning

Lineage Statement

Hardcopy Floodplain mapping (1:5,000)digitized by Resources Inventory Branch (MoELP) GIS Unit, September 1998-January 1999.

Contact Information

NameAshfaque Ahmed (pointOfContact)
EmailAshfaque.Ahmed@gov.bc.ca
OrganizationMinistry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
Sub-OrganizationKnowledge Management

Access & Security

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

Metadata Information

Record Published 2011-03-09
Record Last Modified 2019-09-05
Resource Status completed

Object Description

Object Name: WHSE_BASEMAPPING.CWB_FLOODPLAINS_BC_AREA_SVW

Short Name: CWBFP_SVW

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
FLOODPLAINS_BC_AREA_ID FPBC_A_ID NUMBER 10
FEATURE_CODE FEAT_CODE VARCHAR2 10
FEATURE_NAME FEAT_NAME VARCHAR2 100
DRAWING_NO DRAWING_NO VARCHAR2 6
FILE_NO FILE_NO VARCHAR2 11
DESIGNATION_DATE DSGNTN_DT VARCHAR2 8
FLOODPLAIN_NAME FP_NAME VARCHAR2 30
FEATURE_AREA_SQM FEAT_AREA NUMBER 19
FEATURE_LENGTH_M FEAT_LEN NUMBER 19
GEOMETRY GEOMETRY SDO_GEOMETRY 64
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38
SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA BLOB 4000