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Terrain Classification System for British Columbia (Revised Edition) Howes, D.E.
1988
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Abstract: The purpose of this manual is to provide an updated and revised edition of the Terrain Classification System produced by the BC Ministry of Environment in 1976 (E.L.U.C.S. 1976). Since its introduction, this mapping scheme has been used extensively by various provincial and government agencies, as well as private companies. During this time period, the classification has been modified to improve its application for several kinds of land evaluations. This update incorporates these modifications and has been undertaken to ensure that terrain maps are uniformly prepared and of high quality. It also ensures than an empirically supported, qualitative, standard terrain data base system for both terrain and multiple resource interpretations is available for the province.This revision of the Terrain Classification System is based on, and draws heavily from the following sources: (1) the original 1976 document, (2) an unpublished draft document of the terrain classification system prepared for the BC Ministry of Envir
 
Howes, D.E., Kenk, E.. 1988. Terrain Classification System for British Columbia (Revised Edition). Ministry of Environment; Ministry of Crown Lands. MOEM10v1
 
Topic: Conservation + Management (Ecosystems-Habitat)
Keywords: terrain, classification, mapping, surficial materials, landforms, geological processes
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ISBN: 0-7718-8678-0 English Name: 
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