Metadata for Fibre Optic Lines

Identification

File Name
FbrMain
Feature Dataset
Fibre Optic
Ownership
District of North Vancouver
355 West Queens Road, North Vancouver, BC, Canada, V7N 4N5

Spatial

Extents
Covers the District of North Vancouver
Coverage
West: 491369.55 m
East: 502701.34 m
South: 5461376.09 m
North: 5465666.12 m
Coordinate System
GCS North American 1983
Projection
NAD 1983 UTM Zone 10N

File Properties

Data Type
Feature Class
Data Format
ESRI Enterprise SDE
Geometry Type
Polyline
Number of Records
134
Topology
False
Spatial Index
True
Linear Referencing
False

History

Date Posted to GIS:
2001
  • 2001: The ITS department began proposing routes and better managing where various institutions in the District could be networked to one another through fibre optic lines. As a result, an inventory of installed fibre optic lines and proposed fibre optic lines was created.
  • 2003: Much of the installation was performed by Telus and can be found on these drawings. In some areas were drawings were not used the location of fibre optic lines was entered into the GIS schematically.
  • 2007: As lines were installed and institutions connected it became more difficult to connect the remaining few institutions due to the lack of conduit. Additionally, new methods of installing fibre optic lines were sought such as the shallow bury method.
  • 2011: The Fibre Optic network was audited in order to improve data consistency and completeness. The installation method was added as an attribute and fibre service connections were added in order to mirror the data models of the other DNV utilities.

Quality

Accuracy
  • Accuracy in most areas are in line with water system. Some lines are schematic were drawings are not available.
  • Spatial information is collected and entered using the next best method applicable to this dataset.
  • Spatial information is very accurate but could be improved using a better collection technique.
  • Where multiple collection/entry methods, the more accurate method is predominant throughout this dataset.
Completeness
  • Spatial information is known to be complete, expected to be complete or very close to complete.

Maintenance

A consultant or the ITS department will submit either an engineering drawings or a sketch to the GIS department. Fibre optic information is updated accordingly.

Supporting Documentation

Data Dictionary
Not Applicable
Relationships
Not Applicable
Rights
Terms and Conditions of Use