Hectares BC Update History

  • May 05, 2016
    • Updated:
      • PNG Tenure
      • Mineral, Placer & Coal Tenures
      • Traplines
      • Road Length
      • Distance To Road
      • Seismic Lines
      • Pipeline (area)
      • OGC Facilities
      • OGC Ancillary
      • Well Sites (Count)
      • Well Footprint(Area)
      • Distance to Well
      • Land Reserves
      • OGMA
      • UWR
      • WHA
      • Pine Beetle Data
      • BEC - Version 9
      • Parks and Protected Areas
      • NGO Conservation Areas
      • Virtual Species and Ecological Community Layers
    • Added:
      • Boreal Caribou Capability
      • Northern Caribou Capability
      • Elk Capability
      • Bison Capability
  • December 14, 2015
    • Updated Site Productivity - Site Index by Tree Species
  • June 17, 2015
    • Added link functionality for raster data layers
    • Fixed VRI 2014 data issues
  • April 6, 2015
    • Added:
      • PNG Tenure
      • Gas Basins
      • Caribou RRA
      • Well Sites (Count)
      • Well Footprint(Area)
      • Distance to Well
      • Recreation Opportunity Spectrum
      • Mineral, Placer & Coal Titles
      • Traplines
      • Pipeline (area)
      • OGC Facilities
      • OGC Ancillary
      • VRI 2014
      • Moose Capability - Northwestern Moose
      • Moose Capability - Alaska Moose
      • Moose Capability - Shiras Moose
      • OGC Water Management Basins
      • Proposed Caribou Core Areas
      • First Nations Consultation Boundaries
      • Soil Parent Materials
    • Updated:
      • Road Length
      • Distance To Road
  • February 18, 2015
    • Updated Ungulate Winter Range
    • Updated Wildlife Habitat Areas
    • Replaced existing climate, climate2020, and climate 2050 datasets with Climate Most Recent Decade, Climate Normals, Climate RCP45 2050, Climate RCP45 2080, Climate RCP85 2050, Climate RCP85 2080 datasets.
  • November 27, 2014
    • Added additional species count layers:
      • Red or Blue Species Count
      • Red or Blue Ecological Communities Species Count
      • Endemic Species Count
      • SARA Species Count
  • October 3, 2014
    • Added Conservancy Areas

  • August 19, 2014
    • Updated Parks and Protected Areas
    • Updated Conservation Areas
  • May 16, 2014
    • Added VRI2013
    • Removed VRI2011
    • Added Site Productivity - Site Index By Species
    • Updated Community Watersheds, Land Reserves & Notations, UWR, WHA, WMA
  • August 28, 2013
    • Added BCTS Operating Areas
    • Added THLB/TSA
    • Removed VRI 09
    • Added Timber Sales Area
    • Updated OGMAs
    • Updated TSA
  • March 12, 2013
    • Fixed Google Earth exports for Show Me Where Queries.
  • January 09, 2013
    • Updated Species and Ecological Communities AOI layers
      • These layers are based on new BEC, updated landscape units, and updated parks layers.
  • November 30, 2012
    • Updated BEC Version 8 to fix missing data errors
  • November 2, 2012
    • Addition of VRI 2011 datasets
  • May 28, 2012
    • Updated BEC
    • Updated WHA
    • Updated Treaty Areas
    • Fixed bugs in application related to summaries when layer names are similar
    • Fixed bugs in batch processor related to excel exports
  • February 21, 2012
    • Updated map resolution on production (to 256)
  • February 07, 2012
    • Updated to work on FF10
  • February 03, 2012
    • Restored HaBC from multiple raid failure
    • Species & Ecological Communities data are being recompiled and will be available February 24th.
  • December 08, 2011
    • Updated all Mountain Pine Beetle Data and added years 2007 - 2011
    • Updated National Parks
  • November 24, 2011
    • Bug fix for "Show Me Where..." exports (#803)
  • September 27, 2011
    • Updated Parks & Protected Areas Dataset
  • August 5, 2011
    • Fixed Batch Queue Bug related to KML Single-Layer Themes export
  • August 4, 2011
    • Updated Community Watersheds
    • Updated Treaty Lands
  • July 28, 2011
    • Added Land Reserves
    • Added Special Conservation Areas
  • July 19, 2011
    • Added Wildlife Management Units
    • Updated Wildlife Habitat Areas, moved Specified Areas for Species at Risk to new layer
    • Updated Ungulate Winter Range
    • Updates Old Growth Management Areas
  • Map 20, 2011
    • Fixed missing metadata files for North and South Tweedsmuir parks
  • April 26, 2011
    • Addition of Freshwater Portfolio and Terrestrial Portfolio Layers
    • Updates to Landscape Units, Natural Resource Sector Administrative Regions, and Natural Area Conservation Plan (NACP) Boundaries Layers
  • April 13, 2011
    • Addition of Disturbance Year and Timber Harvest Land Base Layers
    • Updates to the metadata Ecological Aquatic Units of BC Lakes and Rivers datasets.
    • Moved wetland classifications outside of the EAU tree.
  • March 19, 2011
    • Addition of Valley Bottom Flatness and Relative Hydrological Slope Position Layers
  • March 1, 2011
    • Batch processor bug fix (not cleaning up temporary database tables)
  • November 5, 2010
    • Updated Conservation Lands Dataset
  • September 16, 2010
    • Fixed Chrome / Safari Bug (#786)
  • August 27, 2010
    • New Datasets:
      • Firezones & Firecenters
      • Natural Resource Sector Administrative Boundaries (Regions & SubRegions?)
      • Forest Ownership
    • Update Datasets:
      • Vegetation Resources Inventory (VRI)
      • Treaty Lands
  • August 04, 2010
    • Placenames search bug fix
    • Welcome page update (modifications of logos)
  • March 3, 2010
    • How Much table drag and drop bug fix.
    • Search results bug fix
  • January 04, 2010
    • Addition of 22 climate datasets from the CGCM2-A2x global climate models for the 2020s decade.
  • January 26, 2010
    • New Distance to Coastline dataset.
    • New "Zoom to Location" dialog box.
    • Admin interface bug fixes.
    • Fix missing units in query box (for value layers).
  • December 11, 2009
    • New database tables for improving Species (AoI) and Ecological Communities datasets
    • Improved datadrill performance.
    • New zoom to place name functionality.
    • Ability to zoom to lat/long defined as dd/mm/ss.
    • Bug fix in layer tree / metadata dialog box link.
  • December 10, 2009
    • New Datasets:
      • High Priority Species (Areas of Interest) Counts
      • High Priority Species (Areas of Interest) Percentile
      • Mapsheets (1:5L. 1:10K, 1:20K, 1:50K)
    • Updated Datasets:
      • Updated Natural Areas Conservation Plan Boundaries Dataset
    • Fixed Datasets:
      • VRI Age dataset no longer has age 0. Age 0 has been converted to no data values.
  • November 28, 2009
    • Application updates:
      • Addition of Ecological Communities & update to data drill export format.
      • Update 'How Much...' export the prevent excel exports with more than 256 columns and added xlsx format.
      • Added a virtual species export warning for summary export.
      • Addition of "Perform Data Drill Option" to the zoom to dialog
  • October 26, 2009
    • Application updates:
      • Improved performance of the data tree (FastTree? Widget);
      • Update summary export the prevent excel exports with more than 256 columns
      • Added a virtual species export warning for summary export.
  • October 22, 2009
    • New Datasets:
      • Ecological Communities (Areas of Interest)
      • Species (Areas of Interest)
  • September 23, 2009
    • New Datasets:
      • Ecological Aquatic Units
      • Fresh Water Impacts
        • Obstructions
        • Road / Stream Crossings
      • Fresh Water
        • Riparian Area
      • Conservation Prioritization
        • Irreplaceability
        • Marxan Summed Solution
        • Relative Biodiversity Index
        • Utility
  • September 11, 2009
    • Addition of New "Themes" tab
      • allows user to generate color-themed show me where queries
      • the data tree contains "Saved Themes..." to use saved themes in other queries
    • Updates to the data layers tree to include an additional icon to differential between regional and provincial datasets
    • Addition of "WMS" button on maps that allows users to add a WMS layer (in BC Albers) to any Hectares BC map (and control the transparency).
    • Addition of "Layers" button with the map button that opens/closes the layer
    • Ability to re-order layers in the layer switcher. This allows users to move WMS layers up/down.
    • Addition of "Recent Updates" panel to the Welcome page.
  • June 10, 2009
    • Addition of ILMB Regional & Subregional Boundaries
  • June 08, 2009
    • Website Update
      • http:///www.hectaresbc.org now points directly to the Hectares BC application. You can reach this wiki page from the application by using the link at the bottom of the application.
  • May 20, 2009
    • Application Update
      • various bug fixes (Administrative Units is now back on the Show Me Where tab!)
      • a new data drill dialog box
      • support for upcoming species and ecological communities layers (to be added soon).
  • May 15, 2009
    • Addition of Natural Area Conservation Plan Boundaries
  • April 3, 2009
    • Addition of Forest Regions (based of Forest Districts)
  • March 10, 2009
    • Addition of Local Health Boundaries
  • January 23, 2009
    • Addition of Distance to Point of Appraisal
    • Addition of Distance to Point of Origin
  • January 12, 2009
    • Bug fixed related to Average Site Index (VRI)
  • January 9, 2009
    • Addition of Agricultural Land Reserves
    • Addition of Provincial Forest
    • Addition of Mountain Pine Beetle Forecasts (2011, 2019)
    • Addition of Indian Reserves
  • December 5, 2008
    • Addition of Wildlife Management Areas
    • Addition of Federal Lands
    • Addition of Treaty Lands)
  • November 20, 2008
    • Addition of Municipalities
    • Addition of Community Watersheds
    • Addition of Old Growth Management Areas
    • Addition of Visual Quality Objectives
  • October 17, 2008
    • Addition of Ministry of Environment Regions (Environmental Stewardship Division)
  • August 26, 2008
    • Addition of Salmon Conservation Units
    • Addition of Climate Futures
  • July 09, 2008
    • All the climate data was updated to match the layers provided by Climate BC.