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. May 15, 2019Ontario GeoHub

    Land Information Ontario introduces the Ontario GeoHub, the new data discovery and distribution service that will replace the Metadata Management Tool.

    The Ontario GeoHub will allow you to:

  2. May 2, 2019Building heights: Risk Management Solutions Incorporated (RMSI) Global data

    Updates to this building height data was received from Risk Management Solutions Incorporated (RMSI) global in the spring/summer of 2019.

  3. Apr. 30, 2019Teranet's Province of Ontario Land Registry Information System (POLARIS) property boundaries data

    These datasets were provided to the Geospatial Centre by Teranet in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018. Ownership parcels are based on title records from the Ministry of Government Services, reflecting the ownership boundaries of each property. 

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Our hours (Spring Term)

April 29th -

Day Hours  open Reference

Monday- Friday

8:30-  4:30 10:00-12:00 1:30-4:30
Weekend closed closed

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