RISC Standards Background Documents

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‚ÄčAquatic Ecosystems

Manual Title Date Publications
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Aquatic Habitat Classification: Literature Review Towards Development of a Classification System for BC (PDF) Mar ’94 7680001664
A Guide for the Selection of Standard Methods for Quantifying Sportfish Habitat Capability and Suitability in Streams and Lakes of BC (PDF) Mar ’94 7680000665
A Preliminary Survey of Fisheries Information Collected by Forest Companies Operating in Coastal BC (PDF) May ’92 N/A
A Survey of Fisheries Information Collected by Forest Companies in the Interior of BC (PDF) Apr ’93 N/A
An Ecozone Classification for Lakes and Streams of British Columbia - Version 1 (PDF) Jan '98 N/A
An Introduction and Key to the Freshwater Calanoid Copepods (Crustacea) of British Columbia (PDF) Mar '94 7680000551
Application of RIC Standards in Fish and Habitat Surveys Conducted by the Forest Industry in Coastal BC (PDF) May '01 N/A
Aquatic Ecozone System - Version 1 - User Manual (PDF) Mar '98 N/A
Collecting and Preserving Aquatic Plants (PDF) May '94 7680000733
Compendium of Recommended Keys for British Columbia Freshwater Organisms:   7680000676
Identification Keys to the Aquatic Plants of British Columbia (PDF) Apr '94 7680000620
Index Site for Aquatic Ecoregions of British Columbia (PDF) Jan '99 N/A
Indicators of Fish Sustainability: Managed and Rare Fish in Forest Environments (PDF) Apr '02 N/A
Monitoring Land Use Impacts on Fish Sustainability in Forest Environments (PDF) Mar '02 N/A
Proceedings of the 1994 Salmon Escapement Workshop plus an Annotated Bibliography on Escapement Estimation 1995 7680000731
Report of the Fisheries Inventory Task Force on Fisheries Conservation and Management Inventories for the Future (PDF) May '92 7680000721
Report of the Water and Watershed Task Force for the Resource Inventory Committee (PDF) May '92 7680000727
A Review of Habitat Capacity for Salmon Spawning and Rearing (PDF) July '93 7680000730

Atmosphere & Air Quality

Manual Title Date Publications
Order Number
Bibliography of Air Quality British Columbia (PDF) Nov ’96 7680000546
Bibliography of Meteorology and Climatology British Columbia (PDF) Nov ’96 7680000545
Climatological, Meteorological and Air Quality Products Summary (PDF) Nov ’96 7680000543
Description of British Columbia Meteorological Networks Nov ’96 7680000542

Coastal Ecosystems

Manual Title Date Publications
Order Number
Coastal Information Resource Inventory Version 1.0 (PDF) May '93 7680000773
Coastal Resource Inventory Review (PDF) May '92 7680000723
Standard Methods for Sampling Resources and Habitats in Coastal Subtidal Regions of British Columbia:  Part 1 Review of Mapping with Preliminary Recommendations (PDF) Apr '93 7680000737
Standard Methods for Sampling Resources and habitats in Coastal Subtidal Regions of British Columbia: Part 2 Review of Sampling with Preliminary Recommendations (PDF) Apr '96 7680000736
Marine Sampling Methods Used in the Georgia Basin and Strait of Juan de Fuca by Canadian Scientists Version 1.0 June '96 7680000716

Culture (includes Recreation & Tourism)

Manual Title Date Publications
Order Number
Archaeological Predictive Modelling: An Assessment (PDF) Apr '93 7680000717
Analysis and Conclusions Regarding Culture, Recreation and Tourism Resource Inventories in British Columbia (PDF) May '92 7680000722
Predictive Modelling and the Existing Archaeological Inventory in British Columbia (PDF) Mar '93 7680000776
Toward Development of 1:20 000 Scale Tourism Resource Inventories Standards  Mar '97 N/A

Earth Sciences

Manual Title Date Publications
Order Number
Report of the Geology, Soils and Archaeology Task Force to the Resources Inventory Committee (PDF) May '92 7680000720

Terrestrial Ecosystems - Ecology

Manual Title Date Publications
Order Number
A Review of Range and Wildlife Habitat Inventory in BC (PDF) Jun '92 7680000726
Provincial Site Series Mapping Codes and Typical Environmental Conditions (XLS) Apr '98 N/A

Terrestrial Ecosystems - Biodiversity

Manual Title Date Publications
Order Number
Inventory Needs for Including the Maintenance of Biodiversity in Planning: The Results of Province-wide Interviews (PDF) May '92 7680000724
Inventory of Existing Biological Diversity Databases for British Columbia (PDF) May '92 7680000549
A Selected Bibliography on Biodiversity (PDF) May '92 7680000725

Terrestrial Ecosystems - Vegetation

Manual Title Date Publications
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Report of the Timber Inventory Task Force on the Current Timber Inventory with Recommendations for the Future (PDF) Apr '92 7680000783

Other

Manual Title Date Publications
Order Number
Change Management Policy for Geographic/Land-Related Data Products and Standards (Version 3.0) (PDF) May '02 N/A
Environmental Monitoring: Business and Information Needs Study Draft #2.1 (PDF) Mar '01 N/A