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The Geospatial Reference (GSR) Section of GeoBC maintains publications supporting geospatial work and of general interest in Geomatics.

The provincial government in partnership with the federal government maintain survey measurement standards in British Columbia.  These  standards, known as EDM Baselines and GNSS Basenets, are used to validate measuring devices such as EDM's, GNSS receivers, etc. Below are older documents but are still valid:

GNSS Basenets:

  • Greater Vancouver [PDF]
  • Okanagan [PDF]

EDM Baselines:

  • Cranbrook [PDF]
  • Prince George [PDF]
  • Surrey [PDF
  • Vernon [PDF]

For other control survey standards and guidelines, please visit the following page: