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ACC_DICT
This table provides expansions of the location and elevation accuracy codes used in the Well Data table (WELL_DATA). A primary key constraint has been included.
BH_GEOLOGY_COMMENT
A table within the BOREHOLE GEOLOGY databank that holds the approved comments for attaching to logs in BOREHOLE_GEOLOGY table.
DIC_10K_COORD
Table containing NGR coordinates of the SW and NE corner of Ordnance Survey 1:10K sheet areas.
DIC_10K_MAP_AREA
Table listing BGS 1:10,000 map numbers. Field intended to list map names not populated.
DIC_250K_COORD
Spatial coordinates of 1:250,000 geological maps identified by map name
DIC_50K_10K_COORD
Spatial link table holding overlap of 1:10,000 maps for England, Wales and Scotland.
DIC_50K_COORD
Spatial. Coordinates of 1:50,000 geological maps for England, Wales and Scotland, on sheet number.
DIC_ABUNDANCE
A dictionary of abundance, for use in varous situations
DIC_ADD_COLLTITLE
A dictionary table of metadata collection titles. Provides values for ISO metadata element no. 371 collective title. This object is a copy of the dictionary in the DGSM schema and is now obsolete; the BGS table DIC_MET_COLLECTION should be used instead.
DIC_ALTERATION
A process (or result of a process) leading to modification of the fabric, composition or other physical or chemical property of a pre-existing rock or sediment.
DIC_APPROX_FACING
Dictionary containing the approximate facing directions recorded in the field, to assist subsequent accurate determination of facing direction by stereonet.
DIC_APPROX_VERGENCE
Dictionary containing the approximate vergence direction, in the horizontal plane, recorded in the field.
DIC_AREA_TYPE_XML_DICXREF
This Xref. Table cross references the XML ?Geographical Extent? Elements: National, Regional, and PostCode to BGS Areal Extent Type Codes in the Areal Extent Type Dictionary.
DIC_ARTIF_FORM
Corporate dictionary used by the GSD application.
DIC_AXIAL_PLANE_ATT
Dictionary of fold axis, expressed as a plunge and azimuth
DIC_BABE
Codes describing the nature of the base of beds in a borehole, eg. Fault, Unconformity. Subset of DIC_BASE_BED.
DIC_BASE_BED
Codes describing the nature of the base of beds in a borehole, eg. Fault, Unconformity.
DIC_BASE_COLOUR
A dictionary of Colours - used as base colour in BGS Full Colour dictionary.
DIC_BEDDING_TYPE
Purpose - To describe the type of primary sedimentary bedding where dip and dip azimuth are measured at a single point as part of geological survey. The type recorded will enable selection for display on a map, plotting on a stereonet or symbolisation on a map, as in the BGS digital geological mapping system. Content - Types of sedimentary bedding surface at which the orientation of that surface are commonly measured or calculated and also standard values where the type of bedding was not entered (not recorded), not available (can not be recorded) or not applicable.
DIC_BGS_FULL_COLOUR
A dictionary of BGS standard full colour descriptors such as [Red, Pinkish, Light], [Blue, Purplish, Dark] etc. Each description is broken down into 3 fields: Base Colour (eg Red), Colour Qualifier (eg Pinkish), and Shade (eg Light). Each colour must have a Munsell full code associated with it and this is termed the `Median` munsell code since it points to a `median` where a BGS colour can cover many Munsell definitions.
DIC_BGS_SITE
Names and Codes of all BGS sites (and Swindon). Used by staff movements diary
DIC_BMD_COLLECTION_DIC
dictionary of BGS collections housed in the Keyworth tray Store in ndgc building
DIC_BMD_MATERIAL_TYPE_DIC
Dictionary of corebox material types.
DIC_BORE_MAT_TYPE
Core Store Material Type.
DIC_BOUNDARY_CHARACTER
Nature of interface or transition between mapped geological units (to be used only where the boundary is observed).
DIC_BOUNDARY_RELATIONSHIP
Dictionary of terms classifying the relationship between units separated by a "unit boundary"';
DIC_BPD_CATEGORY
This table is a dictionary. It holds translations for the category codes which all the best practice documents fall into.
DIC_BP_BGS_ACTIVITY
This table goes with the Best Practice suite of tables (originally started by John Howcroft). It is intended to link to BGS.BP_IDENTIFIER.
DIC_BS812_LITHOLOGY
British Standard 812 simple rock names
DIC_CERTAINTY
Dictionary of the levels of certainty pertaining to an observed or interpreted geological feature shown on a geological map. GSD Notes: Dictionary very minimalist at present to meet immediate need. "Inferred" could be expanded later to specify various types or methods of inference
DIC_CHARACTERSET
Metadata dictionary of written character sets. An implementation and extension of ISO codelist B.5.10 MD_CharacterSetCode
DIC_CMD_PAPER_FORM_TYPE
Simple categorisation of BGS-held Coastal and Marine Data Sheets by their paper form and content (information). Includes SHEET_ORDER, which is the order of preference for the retrieval (display) of the Data Sheets for a given location.
DIC_COLOUR_QUALIFIER
A dictionary of qualifiers as applied to Base colours eg Reddish. The codes used here must be the same as their equivalents in Base Colour dictionary ie Red and Reddish; Blue and Bluish are same in code form in both tables.
DIC_COLOUR_RELATIONSHIP
A dictionary describing the relationships between colours as applied to a Borehole section property list where more than one colour property is entered. Egs: Laminations, lenses etc. (Note the close similarities with Sedimentary (micro) structures).
DIC_COLOUR_STRENGTH
A dictionary of colour strengths (saturation levels) applied to full colour descriptions eg: Brilliant Blue; Moderate Red etc.
DIC_COL_ORIG
See LOIS table descriptions.
DIC_COMMODITY
Saleable commodity produced by Mine or Quarry (Dictionary)
DIC_CONF
Dictionary of types of data confidentiality. Old confidentiality dictionary used by BGS tables, been rationalised into an ISO version.
DIC_COUNTRY
Dictionary of country names, including all ISO 3166 codes
DIC_COUNTY_COORD
Spatial. Coordinates of County series geological maps for England and Wales (all logical sheets).
DIC_CRS_HORIZ_CS
Dictionary of horizontal coordinate systems, mostly sourced from EPSG database. Data from the normalised EPSG database is summarised and joined to populate this table. The table should be updated as new versions of the EPSG database are released.
DIC_CRS_VERT_CS
Dictionary of vertical coordinate systems, mostly sourced from EPSG database and FGDC. Data from the normalised EPSG database is summarised and joined to populate this table. The table should be updated as new versions of the EPSG database are released.
DIC_DATAFILE_STORAGE_TYPE
A Dictionary for the types of storage for derived data. Egs: Oracle table, Access table, ASCII text etc.
DIC_DATETIME_RELPOS
Table of date comparison operators - before, after, equals.
DIC_DATE_ACCURACY
A dictionary of valid Date Accuracies used to describe Dataset start/end dates of capture (see DIC_DATE_STATUS)
DIC_DATE_STATUS
A dictionary of valid Date Statuses for beginning/ending of Dataset data capture
DIC_DATING_METHOD
Analytical method used for chronometric age determination.
DIC_DEFORMATION_EPISODE
Dictionary of the stages of deformation episodes during which a structure could be formed.
DIC_DELIVERY_FORMAT
A dictionary listing various formats that a dataset to be delivered could have.
DIC_DEM_HEIGHT_ORIGIN
This is a dictionary to describe the source DEM for the estimate for the DEM at this borehole location; for example CEH, OS or Nextmap.
DIC_DENS_COMP_STR
A dictionary of rock density, compactness, strength and hardness terms.
DIC_DENS_COMP_STR_5930
A dictionary of rock density/compaction/strength using the BS5930 scheme.
DIC_DEPN_MODE
Dictionary of depositional modes
DIC_DIP_METHOD
Dictionary describing method used to determine dip of an inclined surface
DIC_DOLINE_PLAN_SHAPE
Defines the values for describing the shape of dolines when viewed from above.
DIC_DOLINE_PROFILE
Defines the values for describing the profile shape of the doline (vertical section).
DIC_DOLINE_SUBSIDENCE_TYP
Defines the values for describing the type of subsidence that has caused the doline.
DIC_DOLINE_TYPE
Defines the values for describing the type of doline and how it was formed.
DIC_DTA_REF_MATERIAL
This is a list of International Reference Materials (Primary Reference Materials) frequently submitted with every batch of samples (soils, sediments and rocks) submitted for chemical analysis. They are an essential part of the quality control procedure and can be used to determine the accuracy and precision of the analyses.
DIC_EDAT
Dictionary table constraining the values entered into the DATE_KNOWN_TYPE field in the new BGS.BOREHOLE table.
DIC_ELEMENT
Dictionary of substances that cannot be decomposed by chemical reaction into simpler substances.
DIC_END_USE
Index of mineral commodities and their end uses.
DIC_EPR
Dictionary of Economic Planning Regions (EPRs) for the Britpits databank.
DIC_EQUIPMENT_TYPE
Dictionary of BGS drilling equipment types that can be booked out.
DIC_EXPORT_FORMAT
A Dictionary of Formats for exported data. Egs: GIF, JPEG, VRML etc. Note Formats are categorised into `types`. (see DIC_EXPORT_TYPE).
DIC_EXPORT_TYPE
A Dictionary of types of export data. Egs: Binary digital Image file; Conventional photograph etc.
DIC_FAULT_DISPL
Dictionary containing the sense of displacement across fault or shear zones. (Descriptions of different fault types).
DIC_FOLD_SHAPE
Dictionary of the shape of fold in profile view, based on the intelimb angle.
DIC_FORMAL_CODE
Codes and explanations for enties into tables
DIC_FORMER_COUNTY
Dictionary of Former County information for the Britpits databank
DIC_FOSSL_BAND_T
The class of fossiliferous band shown on the map, eg marine band, coral band.
DIC_GENERIC_FILE_EXTENSION
File extensions of generic type, as related to files defined in the table MODEL_LOB_STORE_FILE. Egs: Drawing exchange file, Datafile, ESRI Shapefile etc.
DIC_GEN_DIP
Dictionary of generalized dip of a surface based on estimation or inference.
DIC_GEOCHRON
Table holding codes, names and radiometric ages of geochronological intervals that can be used in BGS databases. It is this table that acts as the domain constraint on corporate data tables.
DIC_GEOCHRON_AGE_TYPE
Dictionary to constrain age types used in DIC_GEOCHRON. E.g. definite; interpolated; approximate.
DIC_GEOCHRON_INTERIM
An "interim" version of DIC_GEOCHRON. This table holds all the entries in DIC_GEOCHRON plus some deprecated entries (old codes that should no longer be used). This is so that data tables that still use deprecated codes will continue to function. This is the table that data tables still using deprecated geochronological codes should reference. Table structure the same as DIC_GEOCHRON.
DIC_GEOCHRON_RANK
Dictionary to constrain ranks of geochronological intervals used in DIC_GEOCHRON. E.g. Eon; Era; Period; Epoch; Age.
DIC_GEOCHRON_SCHEME
Dictionary to constrain geochronological schemes used in GEOCHRON_JOIN. E.g. BGS approved geochronology; British onshore Quaternary chronostratigraphy; British offshore Quaternary chronostratigraphy.
DIC_GEOPHYSICS_LOG
Dictionary table for geophysical log type codes.
DIC_GEOSAURUS_SUB
Contains a listing of Geosaurus descriptors at heirarchy levels 1 and 2. Descriptors at levels 3 and 4 are selectively included. The terms in this table represent the high-level subjects/terms only.
DIC_GLOS_FILETYPE
A Dictionary of GLOS file types in the broadest sense. Egs: TIN, ReadMe, Project, GRID etc.
DIC_GRAIN_SHAPE
A dictionary of grain shapes.
DIC_GRAIN_SHAPE_5930
A dictionary of grain shape using the BS5930 shape scheme.
DIC_GRAIN_SHAPE_BGS
A dictionary of grain shape using the BGS RCS shape scheme.
DIC_GRAIN_SIZE
A dictionary of grain sizes.
DIC_GRAIN_SIZE_5930
A dictionary of grain size using the BS5930 scheme.
DIC_GRAIN_SIZE_BGS
Dictionary of grain size using the BGS RCS modified Wentworth scheme.
DIC_GRAIN_SORT
A dictionary of grain sorting.
DIC_GRAIN_SORT_BGS
Dictionary of grain sorting using the BGS RCS sorting scheme.
DIC_HCL
See associated LOIS table description.
DIC_HYDROCARB_TYPE
Dictionary of the types of hydrocarbon. E.g. Gas, oil, condensate
DIC_IGN_PLANAR
Table describing type of primary planar igneous structure.
DIC_INCL
Dictionary table for borehole databases - borehole inclination
DIC_INTERNAL_STRUCTURE
Dictionary of internal bed structures. It is used in constructing the view DIC_PROPERTY_TYPE_V1, which in turn is used by the GeoEntry borehole geology data entry application.
DIC_KEYPHRASE
This is the central table of the BGS geoscience thesaurus. It contains approximately 6000 descriptor terms for concepts in the geoscience and related subjects. Some entries have scope notes to further explain the term. The original source of the data was the Australian Mineral Foundation?s thesaurus of geoscience; some terms have been added or updated to suit BGS needs and the content will continue to be updated as required. Related tables hold the synonyms to descriptor terms, hierarchical relationships, conceptual (?see also?) relationships and lapsed (deprecated) term replacements.
DIC_LANDFRM_OBS_PT
Point observation associated with landform eg summit of drumlin. Is always linked spatially to a landform, not recorded separately.
DIC_LANDFRM_TYPE
Type of landform, eg kettlehole, roche moutonee.
DIC_LATLONG_ORIGIN
Dictionary for the method of calculating lat/long values from British National Grid coordinates
DIC_LIN_MOVEMENT_SENSE
Dictionary of attributes indicating the direction of movement, elongation or crystal growth indicated by secondary lineations.
DIC_LITHOSTRAT_RANK
Dictionary table containing codes and descriptions of the rank of lithostratigraphical units.
DIC_LITHOSTRAT_STRATOTYPE
Codes identifying varieties of stratotype that may be used in defining a named rock unit.
DIC_MAN_MDE_AR_T
Nature of the Man Made Area.
DIC_META_BUS_RULE_CAT
Dictionary of business rule categories for BGS databases. This dictionary is used in the Technical Metadata system to indicate the a rule category (s) of the businnes rules defined against database objects (designs) predominantly within the oracle system.
DIC_META_GLOSSARY
Dictionary table of terms available to applications as Glossary Entries. This is designed for use within the Technical Metadata application but could be adopted for use in other applications.
DIC_METRE_EXACTNESS
A dictionary of metre exactness. It can be used for recording precision and/or accuracy.
DIC_MET_COLLECTION
Metadata dictionary of metadata collection titles. Provides values for ISO metadata element no. 371 collectiveTitle.
DIC_MET_DATACONFIDENCE
Metadata dictionary to describe the confidence or uncertainty in data, interpretations, modelling assumptions etc.
DIC_MGT
Dictionary table used to constrain the values entered into the DATA_MANAGEMENT field in the new BGS.BOREHOLE table.
DIC_MINERAL
Dictionary of minerals
DIC_MINE_DATA_SOURCE
Dictionary of data sources for Mine Entrances database (BGS.MINE_ENTRANCE).
DIC_MIN_SITE_TYPE
A dictionary of mineral working sites where minerals are stored, loaded, produced, unloaded or transported.
DIC_MJR_AREL_STR_TYPE
Dictionary of the types of major areal structural elements. E.g. Sedimentary basin, sub-basin, high, block, shelf, inversion dome, marginal magnetic anomaly
DIC_MJR_LIN_STR_TYPE
Dictionary of the types of major linear structural elements. E.g. Ridge
DIC_MODELLING_SWARE_PRODUCT
A Dictionary of Software products and an indication of dimensions worked in (2 or 3 D).
DIC_MODEL_TYPE
A Dictionary of Model types. Egs: Geological Surface(s), Block(s) Model, Fluid Flow etc.
DIC_MOVEMENT_TYPE
Table assigning unique codes to different types (as opposed to styles) of landslide movement; for example, rotational slide versus planar slide.
DIC_MPA
Dictionary of Mineral Planning Authorities (MPAs) for the Britpits databank. This table replaces BGS.GPA and is based on the British Standard BS 6879:1999.
DIC_MQ_PIT_STATUS
Dictionary table containing codes for use of mineral sites past and present, e.g. active, historic, landfill.
DIC_MUNSELL_BASE_COLOUR
A dictionary of Munsell Base Colours and their associated ordinal position on the Munsell Colour `sphere`/`disc`.
DIC_MUNSELL_BGS_BASE_COL
A X-reference table mapping Munsell Base Colours (eg YR for YellowRed) to BGS Base Colours (Yellow, Red in the example quoted).
DIC_MUNSELL_COLOUR
A dictionary of Munsell Colours as they appear in the universal Munsell Colour chart. Each colour is defined by a 4 primary fields:Base Colour, Hue, (these 2 combined give you a position on the Munsell Colour
DIC_OPERATING_SYSTEM
A Dictionary of Operating Systems under which Modelling products can run.
DIC_ORG_CON
See associated LOIS table description.
DIC_OS
Dictionary of codes detailing the operating system that the storage medium of digital map was written. Relates to the DIGMAPGB Index.
DIC_PALGEOL_TER_TYPE
Dictionary of the types of palaeogeological terranes. E.g. Microplate, microcontinent, continent.
DIC_PAL_FOSSIL_COMMENT
This table defines comments on fossil occurrences that can be used in the Borehole Geology properties table BH_GEOLOGY_PROPERTY. It is used (along with other dictionaries) in the Oracle view DIC_PROPERTY_TYPE_V1 which assembles the list of property types and values offered to the user by the GeoEntry borehole log coding application.
DIC_PAL_TAXON
A dictionary of fossil groups. NB 1: This has different design to the first Palaeosaurus version. NB 2: This will need to be replaced eventually with a hierarchical lexicon of fossil taxonomy (of which this table could form the heart).
DIC_PLANR_STRU_T
The class of planar structure, eg, bedding, crenulation cleavage.
DIC_PLATE_BOUND_TYPE
Dictionary of the types of plate boundaries. E.g. Spreading centre, subduction zone, transform margin
DIC_PRIORITY
Dictionary table containing valid priorities for the software error reporting system (from very high to very low).
DIC_PRODUCT_FILE_EXTENSION
File extensions for files in the table MODEL_LOB_STORE_FILE, which are product specific. Eg: EarthVision has extns: 2GRPT=2D Grid data points; 2GRD=2D Grid data defined as Origin + Offsets.
DIC_PROFILE
Profile descriptions and codes, as used by the staff movements diary
DIC_PROPERTY_TYPE
Provides constraints on the property table.
DIC_QUARRY_PRODUCT
Dictionary table containing a listing of quarry products. (e.g Agricultural Fertilisers, building stone, concrete blocks, dry stone walling etc.)
DIC_QUARTER
Dictionary; used as a foreign key constraint to control values input to the field QUARTER - meaning, the National Grid Quarter Sheet quadrant. This input was previously validated via trigger checks - these being removed as bad practice.
DIC_RCS_AMOUNT
Part of version 3 of the BGS Rock Classification Scheme. This dictionary holds codes for the amount of single lithologies that make up a composite lithology.
DIC_RCS_STATUS
Dictionary table used to validate field RCS_STATUS in the table Dic_Rock_NameV3. This validation was previously controlled by a check constraint. This now removed.
DIC_REFERENCE_TYPE
Dictionary tble containing codes and descriptions for reference types
DIC_ROCK_ALL
The entire version 3 of the BGS Rock Classification Scheme. This table is populated directly from the 3 supplying tables (BGS.ROCK_NAME_V3, BGS.ROCK_COMPOSITE and BGS.DIC_ROCK_DUMMY). All entries in these supplying tables are also held in BGS.DIC_ROCK_ALL. NOTE: no user has anything other than SELECT access to BGS.DIC_ROCK_ALL - its contents are entirely controlled by triggers on the supplying tables.
DIC_ROCK_ALL_SOURCE
Dictionary for the source tables of entries in version 3 of the BGS Rock Classification Scheme
DIC_ROCK_CLASS
A Dictionary of Child/Parent relationships in the Rock Classification Scheme.
DIC_ROCK_CLASSV3
Part of version 3 of the BGS Rock Classification Scheme. This table contains hierarchy of the RCS
DIC_ROCK_COMPOSITE
Part of version 3 of the BGS Rock Classification Scheme. This table holds the code (e.g. IBSDSS) and description (e.g. interbedded sandstones and siltstones with mudstone lenses in the sandstone) of the composite.
DIC_ROCK_HIERARCHY
A Dictionary of Hierarchical codes for use within the Rock Classification Scheme
DIC_ROCK_HIERARCHYV3
Part of version 3 of the BGS Rock Classification Scheme. This table contains codes for the types of hierarchy within the RCS
DIC_ROCK_NAMEV3
Part of version 3 of the BGS Rock Classification Scheme. The main part of the RCS - it contains only single lithologies
DIC_ROCK_NAME_TYPE
A dictionary of acceptable Rock Classification Scheme code types
DIC_ROCK_SIGMA
A table to hold the entirety of the RCS codes (from DIC_ROCK_SIGMA) together with an indication of whether those codes have been used or not on DigMap.There is no insert or delete permissions on this table. These functions are controlled via a trigger on DIC_ROCK_ALL and a procedure RCS_POPULATE_SIGMA_P1 Carto staff (via TONYM) have update permission on the DigMap fields (i.e. USED_ON_1M, USED_ON_625K, USED_ON_250K, USED_ON_100K, USED_ON_50K, USED_ON_25K, USED_ON_10K)
DIC_SCAN_QUALITY
The quality of the scan. This will be constrained to 'Good', 'Bad' or 'Not Entered' with a default of 'Not Entered'.
DIC_SCAN_SOURCE_QUALITY
The quality of the original paper copy. This will be constrained to 'Good', 'Bad' or 'Not Entered' with a default of 'Not Entered'.
DIC_SECTION_GEOMETRY
Way in which Section data has been recorded: Polygons, Polylines, or mixture of both.
DIC_SECTION_SOURCE
Types of Section in terms of their Origin. Eg: Cartographic (Map Marginalia), Seismic Survey etc.
DIC_SED_STRUCT
See Associated LOIS dictionary table for description.
DIC_SEISMIC_SRC
Dictionary that identifies the source used to obtain the seismic data.
DIC_SEISMIC_STRAT
Named seismic stratigraphic unit.
DIC_SEIS_SURVEY_TYPE
Dictionary to identify if a seismic survey is 2D or 3D.
DIC_SEIS_SURVEY_ZONE
Dictionary containing indicators for onshore, offshore and transition zone seismic surveys.
DIC_SHADE
A dictionary of shades (from dark to light) as applied to full colur descriptions eg Dark Blue etc.
DIC_SHEET
Table containing the sheet numbers and names of BGS 1:50K (formerly 1-inch) geological sheets. This is an important dictionary and validation tool, referenced by various databases, including the Lexicon.
DIC_SIDE
Dictionary describing the side of a line or surface, denoted by a compass octant, eg N, SW.
DIC_SLI_COLLECTION
Dictionary which identifies the collection seismic data belongs to, for example C for Coal Authority or B for BGS.
DIC_SLI_DATA_FRMT
Dictionary which identifies whether digital data are available and if seismic data were received in digital format or if it was scanned or vectorised.
DIC_SLI_LINE_PART
Dictionary used where a seismic line is divided into more than one part and each part is labelled separately (e.g. BP-79A, B, C or I,II, III etc)
DIC_SLI_OPERATOR
Dictionary to identify whether the survey is 2D or 3D.
DIC_SLI_PROCESS
Dictionary identifying processing, such as filtered or migrated stacks.
DIC_SLI_STORE
This dictionary identifies the room where the seismic is stored.
DIC_SOFTWARE_PRODUCT_MODULE
A Dictionary of Modules of Software products. Eg: Vulcan - Envisage etc. Where no Modular breakdown exists a single `dummy` record of code `GE` for General will be created to facilitate links.
DIC_SOIL_CODE
Dictionary of soil codes
DIC_SOIL_HORIZON
Dictionary of Soil Horizons
DIC_SPATIAL_REF_SYSTEM
A dictionary of valid Spatial Ref. Systems for datasets
DIC_STAGE_EQV_01
Equivalent Chronostratigraphic Stages
DIC_STAGE_EQV_02
Equivalent Chronostratigraphic Stages
DIC_STANDARDS_BODY
Dictionary of standards bodies.
DIC_STRUC_FACE
Dictionary describing trend of structures.
DIC_SURFACE_REPRESENTN_TYPE
Types of surface representation. Egs: Line on Cross Section; Cloud of points from Modelling; etc.
DIC_SUSPENDED_SOLIDS
This dictionary contains codes used to qualitatively describe the abundance of suspended solids in a sample of water
DIC_TECT_FOLIATION
Type of secondary (tectonic or metamorphic) foliation (?planar fabric?).
DIC_TRAY_SIZE
Dictionary which lists different tray sizes (small, large etc.) in the NDGC tray store.
DIC_TRAY_TYPE
Dictionary which lists tray types (cardboard or wooden box etc.) in the NDGC tray store.
DIC_UNIT_OF_MEASURE
Dictionary of measurement units used for a specific property; e.g. metres, centimetres, inches, chains, fathoms, kilograms, tons, pints, quarts, gallons, litres, square metres, cubic metres.
DIC_UPDATE_FREQUENCY
A dictionary of valid Frequencies of Update of Datasets.
DIC_VEGETATION
Dictionary of vegetation; plant life of a region; ground cover life forms,structure or any other specific botanical or geographic characteristics. To be ratified by DMG(mln, 07/04/2008).
DIC_VEIN_FORM
Dictionary of vein morphologies in the surface of measurement, eg planar, en echelon, conjugate.
DIC_VEIN_NAME
The name of a vein shown on a map.
DIC_VERTICAL_SCOPE
Dictionary of qualitative vertical extents, used to describe the vertical extent of geological information in a map, section, dataset, model etc.
DIC_VST_DETMAND
Dictionary of Determinands - e.g. LOI450, plastic limit, Cu. Langmuir and Freundlich KDs (for each element) should be included here as separate determinands. Note that if a determinand has to be quoted in a number of units then each determinand/units combination will have a separate entry in this dictionary
DIC_VST_DETMAND_QUAL
Dictionary of determinand qualifiers i.e. <. =, >
DIC_WAYUP
Inferred direction of superposition of stratiform deposits.
DIC_WF_LINK_CATEGORY
Dictionary of categories within the 3DMS (ex. DGSM) WorkFlow, used to logically group items within the workflow. Used as datasource for intranet based 3DMS WorkFlow application (http://bgsintranet/projects/dgsm/building.html).
DIC_WF_SECTION
A dictionary of project (e.g. DGSM, SIGMA etc.) workflow Actions (title, description, type and status). Action to be taken as part of completion of a `Workflow Stage`, may contain one or more `WorkFlow Action Resource Group` (DIC_WF_SUBSECTION).
DIC_WF_SUBSECTION
Table of project (e.g. DGSM, SIGMA etc.) workflow Action Resource Groups (title and status) Logical grouping of resources to aid in completion of a `Workflow Action` (DIC_WF_SECTION).
DIC_WF_URL_TEXT
Dictionary containing the text for workflow sections (e.g. DGSM, SIGMA) URL links.
DIC_WOBE
Information about mineral workings encountered by a borehole.
DIC_WSTK
Information about water strikes in a borehole.
DIC_XML_ATTRIBUTE_TEXTS
This dictionary table contains the valid XML attribute texts (for NGDF profile), coded by Metadata Guidelines ID and an entry no.
DIC_XML_TO_DM_DICXREF
This Xref table cross references Dic XML Attribute Texts to the appropriate BGS Discovery Metadata Dictionary codes. It maps BGS codes to the equivalent XML Attribute texts.Note that an XML attribute text/value can have many equivalent BGS codes.Lack of an entry, resulting in no mapping across from BGS Dictionary to XML attribute text will result in data being IGNORED when the extraction program is run. This table is critical in the picking up of XML atrribute text values from Discovery Metadata dictionary values/codes.
DIC_XYSOURCE
Dictionary table constraining the values entered into the XYSOURCE (source of spatial coordinates) field in the new BGS.BOREHOLE table.
DIC_XY_SYSTEM
Dictionary of XY coordinate systems. These should be the values in the EPSG system. This dictionary is likely to be replaced by a fuller corporate system based on the EPSG system with additions.
DIC_Z_SYSTEM
Dictionary of Z coordinate systems. These should be the values in the EPSG system. This dictionary is likely to be replaced by a fuller corporate system based on the EPSG system with additions
GEOPHYS_LOG_DIC
Dictionary table containing the valid codes for LOG.
LEXICON_ONE2ONE
This table holds details of BGS's lexicon child codes and is part of a system that is used to export parts of the BGS Lexicon for external publication on the Internet.
LEXICON_ONE2ONE_PARENTCODE
This table holds details of the lexicon child and parent code mappings and is part of a system used to export parts of the BGS Lexicon for external publication on the Internet.
QTY_DICT
Provides expansions of the hydrocarbon quantities-found codes used in the SSD hydrocarbonds test results table.
REFTYPE_DIC
Dictionary table for (reference points) REFPT codes.
SOUR_DICT
This table provides expansions of the data source codes used in the Surface Depths table. In version 2 a primary key has been added.Table.
STAT_DICT
Provides expansions of the hydrocarbon well status codes used in the SSD hydrocarbon test table.
SUBST_DICT
Provides expansions of the hydrocarbon substance codes used in the Stratigraphic Surfaces Database (SSD) hydrocarbons test results table.
SURF_DICT
This table provides expansions of the surface identifcation codes used in the surface depths table. In version 2 a primary key constraint has been added.
TYPE_DICT
This table provides expansions of the surface type codes used in the Surface Depths table. In version 2 a primary key constraint has been added.Table.
WELL_DICT
This table provides expansions of the well drilling purpose codes used in the Well Data Table (WELL_DATA). A primary key constraint has been included.
WORLD_GAZETTEER_DIC
A lookup dictionary which expands the CODE field in WORLD_GAZETTEER. Data are derived from the Digital Chart of the World (DCW).