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. Apr. 12, 2017City of Mississauga municipal data (2012-2016)

    The City of Mississauga municipal data is now accessible through both Scholars GeoPortal, and also the Geospatial Centre. Data ranges from 2012 - 2016.

     

  2. Apr. 6, 2017Ontario University libraries collaborate to release over 1000 historical maps online

    The project is a province-wide collaboration, led by the OCUL Geo Community, an open forum for the exchange of information relating to maps and GIS, to digitize and geocode early topographic maps of Ontario at the 1:25000 and 1:63360 scales.

    http://ocul.on.ca/topomaps/

    Available for download through Scholars GeoPortal:

  3. Mar. 23, 2017Southwestern Ontario Orthoimagery Project (SWOOP) 2015 - Digital Elevation Model

    Obtained from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, 2015 Digital Elevation Model (DEM), from the Southwestern Ontario Orthophotography Project (SWOOP). The grid spacing is based on Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection with a raster cell resolution of 2 metres.

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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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