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. Dec. 12, 2018LIDAR Eastern Acquisition Project (LEAP), Digital Terrain Model (DTM) (2009)

    LIDAR Eastern Acquisition Project (LEAP), Digital Terrain Model (DTM) 2009 consists of a 1 metre resolution Digital Terrain Model based upon elevation information derived from returns collected by an airborne lidar sensor. The data was acquired and delivered during May and December 2009.

  2. Dec. 4, 2018Kitchener Historical Street Project (1853 - 1992)

    This web map, created by the Geospatial Centre, shows the City of Kitchener's road network for various decades ranging from 1853 to 1992. This data was derived from digitized copies of old street maps of the city. It is intended to showcase the change in Kitchener's road network over the course of this time frame.

  3. Nov. 6, 2018Region of Waterloo Historical Streets

    Derived from Fire Insurance Plans, this project shows the historical street networks of different years and different cities within the Region of Waterloo. Story Map is used to graphically illustrate the street network with street name metadata.

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Our hours (Winter Term)

January 7th -

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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