Hectares BC WMS / WCS Services Provided

In additional to the GUI provided on this website, all data layers loaded into the Hectares BC system can be viewed through Web Mapping Services (WMS) and Web Coverage Services (WCS).

To use these WMS or WCS URLs you should use a WMS or WCS client. To learn more about WMS and WCS specifications, definitions and clients see the Open Geospatial Consortium site, http://www.opengeospatial.org/

Hectares BC WMS / WCS Services Consumed

Hectares BC currently consumes two web services to provide the background basemap for the mapping components of the application.

  • The TRIM Basemap:
    • http://openmaps.gov.bc.ca/mapserver/base2?service=wms
    • layers=DBM_7H_MIL_BATHYMETRIC_POLY,DBM_7H_MIL_POLITICAL_POLY_BC,DBM_7H_MIL_POLITICAL_POLY_PS,DBM_7H_MIL_ROADS_LINE,BC_WATER_POLYS_5KM,BC_TRANSPORT_LINES_500M,NTS_BC_TRANSPORT_LINES_125M,BC_BASEMAP_LINES_5KM_WATER,BC_BASEMAP_LINES_5KM_TRANSPORT,BC_BASEMAP_LINES_5KM_BOUNDARY,BC_RIV_LAKE_WET_POLYS_500M,BC_WATER_LINES_500M,BC_PROV_BOUNDARIES_LINES_500M,NTS_BC_COASTLINE_LINES_125M,NTS_BC_WATER_LINES_125M,TRIM_EBM_WATERBODIES,TRIM_EBM_WATERCOURSES,TRIM_EBM_WETLANDS,TWTR_LINES,TTRN_LINES,DRA_DIGITAL_ROAD_ATLAS_LINE_SP,NTS_BC_RIV_LAKE_WET_POLYS_125M,BC_MAJOR_CITIES_POINTS_500M,DBM_7H_MIL_POPULATION_POINT
    • layers=NTS_250K_GRID,BCGS_20K_GRID,BC_PROV_BOUNDARIES_LINES_500M,DBM_7H_MIL_POLITICAL_POLY_PS,BC_BASEMAP_LINES_5KM_BOUNDARY,NTS_BC_COASTLINE_LINES_125M,BC_BASEMAP_LINES_5KM_BOUNDARY