In the Lab:


NOTE: The BC TRIM dataset is very large, attempting to load certian layers for the whole province may take an excessive amount of time. Please zoom in on your area of interest before loading the layer.

After you have loaded a layer for your area of interest consider exporting your extents as a local file for continued work.

BC TRIM v1 data is available via a PostgreSQL database.

You can connect to the database with the following settings:


port: 5432

user: sde

password: unbc-user

database: trim

schema: trim


In Browser right click on PostGIS and select new Connection.

ArcGIS Pro:

In the Catalog pane, right Click on Databases then New Database Connection

Log in with the account information listed above

All the layers will be available in the database section of the catalog.

Open Street Map

WMS Tiles

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Vector Features

\\ TODO (PostgreSQL)

BC DEM (1:20,000)

\\TODO (L: Drive)

World DEM (3″)


World Administrative Boundaries

Log into (You will not be able to access boundaries without signing in)

Your username is your standard UNBC username followed by @UNI (eg doe@UNI), and your password is your standard UNBC Password.

In the gallery simply search for the Country you would like to access:

In the left hand pane there is a variaty of export options.

External Sources:

Municipal Data

Prince George


Earth Explorer


Open Data Hub


British Columbia Data

National Topographic System (Canada)

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