Search for terrestrial ecosystem data and information

Last updated on March 4, 2024

Data is made available in multiple formats for a variety of users. There are multiple ways to find terrestrial ecosystem data and information. 


BC Data Catalogue

For metadata and links to downloadable data, search BC Data Catalogue using keywords in the search bar or follow the direct links below:

Terrestrial Ecosystem Information (TEI; all ecosystem mapping project types):

Terrestrial Ecosystem Mapping (TEM):

Predictive Ecosystem Mapping (PEM):

Sensitive Ecosystem Inventory (SEI):

Terrain Mapping (TER):

Terrain Inventory Mapping (TIM):

Terrain Stability Mapping (TSM):

Bioterrain Mapping (TBT):

Soil Surveys (SOIL):

Agriculture Capability:

Wildlife Habitat Ratings (WHR):

Broad Ecosystem Inventory (BEI):

Ecoregion Ecosystem Classification:


Mapping Applications and Data

Use mapping applications to access terrestrial ecosystem information:

Access and use terrestrial ecosystems information with other provincial data:


Project Reports & Documents 

Use Cross-Linked Information Resources (CLIR) to search multiple provincial publication, report and document repositories for species and ecosystem data at one time, such as Ecological Reports Catalogue (EcoCat)Environmental Information Resources System (EIRS) and the J.T.Fyles Natural Resources Library

Terrestrial ecosystems information is frequently used to support the environmental assessment application process in British Columbia. To find project reports submitted to the environmental assessment office, use the EA Project Map


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