Dana Porter Library, Room 328
University of Waterloo Library
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1
(519) 888-4567 x32795
Welcome to the Geospatial Centre
The Geospatial Centre is an inviting hub which provides cartographic and Geographic Information System (GIS) services to the University of Waterloo community. Services include reference, workshops, and access to GIS and remote sensing data.
Students, faculty, and staff have access to digital and printed maps, GIS technology, aerial photographs, and more.
The Geospatial Centre is located in the Dana Porter Library, third floor, room 328.
- Oct. 25, 2022
The Region of Peel has provided the Geospatial Centre with several MrSID mosaics taken in 2020 and 2021. The Region of Peel in its entirety is available at the following resolutions: 7.5cm, 50cm, 1 metre. Individual cities and municipalies like Caledon, Mississauga, and Brampton are available at 7.5cm resolution, in MrSID image format. The Region of Peel, 7.5cm, is over 81 Gigs in size and will require an external hard drive to transfer.
- Aug. 12, 2021
The Geospatial Centre is providing access to updated orthoimagery for a number of cities via the Scholars GeoPortal. We now have 2018 and 2020 Waterloo, 2020 Guelph, 2020 Durham Region and 2020 Toronto. Resolution is between 8cm - 12cm.
For access, please visit:
- Aug. 10, 2021
We have acquired an update for the UW Campus data. There are a total of 542 data layers covering north and south campus. Currently available in AutoCAD format, however data conversions can be made upon request.