North Cowichan Ortho-Imagery, LiDAR, Contours

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Published by the Local Government - Municipality of North Cowichan
Licensed under Open Government Licence – Municipality of North Cowichan

Contains 10cm resolution ortho-imagery, 12-15 points per meter LiDAR, and 1 meter contours derived from the LiDAR. The data was collected during leaf--off conditions late May 2017. The LiDAR is classified into ground, vegetation, and buildings.

This data may only be used under the terms of the Open Government License - Municipality of North Cowichan. You are encouraged to contact the data custodian if you have any questions regarding fitness for use.

Data is refreshed daily Monday to Friday.

Data and Resources

Additional Information


The data was developed as part of the open data program to increase public access to North Cowichan information.

Data Quality

Ortho-imagery, LiDAR and contours collected late spring 2017. Ortho-imagery accuracy is estimated to be 7.5cm horizontally and 9.5cm vertically at 68% confidence interval. The LiDAR data has an average point density of 12-15 points/sq. meter and an accuracy of 7.3cm at 95% confidence level. The contour data was directly smoothed from the LiDAR data.

Lineage Statement

See data quality.

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Contact Information

NameMunicipality of North Cowichan GIS (custodian) (distributor)
OrganizationLocal Government
Sub-OrganizationMunicipality of North Cowichan

Access & Security

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

Metadata Information

Record Published 2018-11-26
Record Last Modified 2018-12-04
Resource Status completed