View and analyze hundreds of map data layers compiled from across the B.C. Government and other public sector agencies.
Geographic data and services
B.C.’s investment in Spatial Data Infrastructure provides government agencies, businesses and citizens with direct access to authoritative, geographic data through a wide variety of web applications and services.
B.C. Government data can be downloaded for local use.
LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) is an active remote sensing technology used to map the earth's surface.
Topographic data provides detail on British Columbia's terrain, elevation and land features. The topography of B.C. is used to create maps of the provincial landbase.
The Provincial Government develops, manages and maintains the fundamental datasets for determining land ownership, rights and jurisdiction in British Columbia.
Imagery provides a sense of the current state of a place, as well as a view into its past condition. Visual data is critical to measuring cumulative effects on the land of British Columbia.
The emergence of the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) technology is playing a major role in the development and management of the geospatial reference system in British Columbia.