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, 3rd floor, room 328.

  1. Feb. 3, 2017Halton Region: municipal data

    Received from Halton Hills in February 2017, this vector data resource covers the entire Halton Region and is current to 2017.

    https://uwaterloo.ca/library/geospatial/collections/canadian-geospatial-data-resources/other-ontario-cities-and-municipalities/halton-region-municipal-data

  2. Feb. 1, 2017Historical vegetation (Upper Canada 1784 - 1859)

    The Geospatial Centre archival collection now houses historical vegetation  surveyor notes (JPG), pre-settlement vegetation maps (JPG), photo negatives of surveyor maps (JPG) and

  3. Jan. 4, 20172015 Postal Code Conversion File (PCCF)

    Received from Stats Canada, the 2015 Postal Code Conversion File (PCCF).

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Our hours (Winter Term)

Day Hours open Reference
Monday - Thursday 8:30- 6:00

10:00-12:00 1:30-4:30

Friday 8:30 -4:30

10:00-12:00 1:30 - 4:30

Weekend closed closed

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