Data Layers

Providing Data To HaBC

To provide data to be loaded into Hectares BC is must meet the Hectares BC system data specifications. These specifications are documented here:

An example set of metadata files (for VRI) can be found here:

If you are processing a dataset similar to one of the existing datasets and would like access to the existing metadata files contact the HaBC system administrator. These files can generally be easily made available to data processor.

Data Layer Information

The 100m X 100m grid used by data stored in Hectares BC conforms to the Common Raster Cell Origin, Shape and Sizes Standard for the Government of British Columbia see

Data stored within the system ...

Workflow is determined based on whether a replacement / update is occurring or new dataset is being added.


For new data

With access to ArcGIS

For data updates

With access to ArcGIS