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. July 20, 2018Statistics Canada 2016 census data

    Now available from the Geospatial Centre, 2016 census data. Census profiles include:

  2. July 17, 2018Scholars Geoportal: new datasets

    The following datasets have been recently loaded into the Scholars GeoPortal:


  3. June 28, 2018Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (OMNR): Digital Elevation Model (DEM)

    Received from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (OMNR), 2 metre digital elevation models (DEMS) that cover Southern Ontario and parts of the northeast and northwest of Ontario.


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Our hours (Fall Term)

September 5th -

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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