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DATA DISTRIBUTION WORKFLOW FOR PROVIDERS

This page describes the requirements and options for distributing data from the BC Geographic Warehouse (BCGW).

This service allows for data in the BCGW to be orderable in a variety of formats using the BC Data Catalogue (BCDC) and iMapBC.

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CONFIGURABLE PRODUCTS

REQUIREMENTS

All datasets in the BCGW that are configured for distribution require

  1. A published dataset in the BC Geographic Warehouse.
  2. A metadata record.
  3. A profile defined as one of the Security options below.
    • Named Users is the only profile that requires additional configuration.

As well if for download from iMapBC additionally require

  1. A presentation layer as created with the Layer File Presenation document.

LIMITATIONS

  • Max downloadable zipped file size is 2 GB.
  • Only the format options listed below are what is configured.
    • Addition file format types can be requested. Each business case will be reviewed to determine feasibility and value.

CONFIGURATION OPTIONS

Type Subtype BC Data Catalogue
for published metadata
iMapBC
for published presentations
Security Public
Security IDIR
Security Business BCeID
Security Named Users
can be a mix of IDIR and Business BCeID
       
Format CSV
only option for tabular
Format ESRI File Geodatabse
(fgdb)
Format ESRI Shape File
(shp)
Format GeoJSON
       
Spatial  
Area of Interest Entire dataset
Area of Interest Subset dataset
Projection BC Albers
Projection UTM Zone 7 through 11
Projection Geographc Lat/Long
       
Tabular   Not available
Attribute Query Subset dataset Not available
as defined in a definition query