• Natural Resources

    Regional Geochemical Stream Water Sampling

    Stream water samples are collected as part of the Regional Geochemical Survey (RGS) program, which covers over 80% of British Columbia. An additional 4332 stream and lake water...
    • xlsx
    • Record Published: 2014-12-16
    • Natural Resources

    Digital Geology Ocean Base Layer in MapPlace

    Ocean and coastline layer of BC located in the 2005 Geology Group in the maps of MapPlace
    • other
    • Record Published: 2014-12-15
    • Natural Resources

    MapPlace 2

    MapPlace 2 serves the diverse needs of the mineral exploration industry, resource planners, public safety agencies, communities, First Nations, government, research...
    • Record Published: 2017-09-20
    • Natural Resources

    BCGS Publications Search

    The British Columbia Geological Survey (BCGS) Publications Search application is used to search on geoscience data to help industry, government, research agencies, and the...
    • Record Published: 2016-04-15
    • Natural Resources

    Lithogeochemical Database

    A new database system was developed to maintain, update, and manage province-wide lithogeochemical data collected by British Columbia Geological Survey (BCGS) geoscientists and...
    • pdf
    • csv
    • xlsx
    • Record Published: 2014-12-15
    • Natural Resources

    Mineral Deposit Profiles

    Mineral Deposit Profiles provide brief summaries of the types of mineral deposits found in British Columbia. They include descriptions of host rocks, mineralogy, alteration,...
    • csv
    • Record Published: 2018-05-04
    • Natural Resources

    Ice-flow indicator compilation

    Building on previous ice-flow indicator compilations for British Columbia, this map and database illustrate major ice-flow directions for the Canadian sector of the Cordilleran...
    • pdf
    • shp
    • fgdb
    • Record Published: 2017-09-20
    • Natural Resources

    Regional Geochemical Survey Areas

    The joint federal-provincial Regional Geochemical Surveys (RGS) have been carried out in British Columbia since 1976 as part of the National Geochemical Reconnaissance (NGR)...
    • csv
    • wms
    • kml
    • zip
    • Record Published: 2011-03-09
    • Natural Resources

    Surficial Geology - Kootenay Region

    Surficial Geology for the Kootenay Region (qgeol_r4)
    • other
    • Record Published: 2011-03-09
    • Natural Resources

    Coal Fields of BC with Coal Bed Methane Potential

    A polygon coverage showing the location of coalfields with coalbed methane (cbm) potential in BC
    • other
    • wms
    • kml
    • Record Published: 2011-03-09
    • Natural Resources

    Till Geochemistry Data

    Till geochemistry surveys are targeted at regions of high mineral potential where glacial sediments cover and obscure the underlying bedrock. These surveys are conducted in...
    • csv
    • xlsx
    • Record Published: 2014-12-15
    • Natural Resources

    Till Geochemistry Surveys

    Till geochemistry surveys are targeted at regions of high mineral potential where glacial sediments cover and obscure the underlying bedrock. These surveys are conducted in...
    • shp
    • kmz
    • csv
    • Record Published: 2017-09-05
    • Natural Resources

    Property File Search

    Property File is a collection of over 73,900 documents associated with mineral occurrences, donated by industry or individuals, or collected by British Columbia Geological...
    • other
    • Record Published: 2013-01-25
    • Natural Resources

    Regional Geochemical Lake Surveys

    In parts of British Columbia where topography is subdued, surface drainage is poor and there is an abundance of lakes, lake sediment and water surveys are a valuable exploration...
    • zip
    • Record Published: 2014-12-16
    • Natural Resources

    Coal Ash Chemistry

    Ash is the inorganic residue remaining after coal combusts. It is composed of oxides of the mineral content in the coal. Coal ash chemistry can have a significant influence on...
    • csv
    • xlsx
    • Record Published: 2017-08-30
    • Natural Resources

    Provincial Offshore Oil and Gas Tenures

    Location of Provincial offshore oil and gas tenures
    • other
    • wms
    • kml
    • Record Published: 2014-12-11
    • Natural Resources

    Prospectors Reports

    Under the Prospectors Assistance Program (now discontinued) grants were provided to encourage grassroots prospecting in British Columbia. The Prospectors Assistance program...
    • csv
    • Record Published: 2016-04-15
    • Natural Resources

    Regional Geochemical MineMatch Anomaly Clusters

    Anomaly cluster outlines produced for the British Columbia 'Rocks To Riches' program (2003/2004), Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources. See papers by C.P. Smyth in...
    • other
    • Record Published: 2014-12-15
    • Natural Resources

    Sedimentary Basins

    Pacific Coast Sedimentary Basins areas of petroleum extraction potential
    • other
    • wms
    • kml
    • Record Published: 2014-12-11
    • Natural Resources

    Isotopic Age Determinations for Rock Units

    BCAge database contains all reported non-proprietary isotopic age determinations for bedrock units from British Columbia, Alberta, Washington and Alaska. The database contains...
    • csv
    • Record Published: 2014-12-15
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