Identification Information
Title Benthic Marine Ecounits - Coastal Resource Information Management System (CRIMS)
Description Benthic Marine Ecounits in coastal and offshore British Columbia. Benthic ecounits are intended to describe the sea bed and nearshore. Seven variables were selected to derive benthic ecounits: 1. Depth; 2. Slope; 3. Relief; 4. Temperature; 5. Exposure; 6. Current and 7. Substrate. British Columbia has been collecting coastal resource data in a systematic and synoptic manner since 1979. Resource information is collected using peer-reviewed provincial Resource Information Standards Committee which include standards for data management and analysis
Data Custodian Organization BCGOV FLNRO GeoBC
Date of Data 2004-02-13  (creation)
Resource Status completed
Update Cycle notPlanned
System LRDW
Product Type Feature Type
Contact #1
Contact Name Carol Ogborne
Contact Organization BCGOV FLNRO GeoBC
Email Address
Phone Number 250 952-6557
AccessYes or NoBusiness ImpactComments
1) Is this data freely viewable by the public?Yes  
2) Is this data freely downloadable by the public?Yes  
4) Is this dataset available under the Open Government License of British Columbia?Yes  
Feature Types #1
Feature Type Name
Metadata Information
Metadata Date 2013-03-05
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